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Outcast (2010)

R | | Horror | 10 December 2010 (UK)
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It tells the tale of Petronella (a Scottish/Romany girl) and Fergal (her mysterious Irish traveller boyfriend). As their doomed relationship plays out, a Beast stalks the estate, killing ... See full summary »

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Petronella
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Old Hands
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Niamh
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James
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Laird
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It tells the tale of Petronella (a Scottish/Romany girl) and Fergal (her mysterious Irish traveller boyfriend). As their doomed relationship plays out, a Beast stalks the estate, killing locals, working its way towards our protagonists. Meanwhile Cathal and Liam, two mysterious travellers from Ireland use ritual and magic on a blood hunt. Mary, Fergal's mother performs ritual and magic of her own. As Cathal comes face to face with Mary in a vicious finale we know one thing: the Beast must die. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, sexuality, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Attack of the pigeon plunderers
17 May 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I guess Scottish cinema has gone downhill in the last fifteen years. In the mid nineties we had Shallow Grave and Trainspotting. Today, we get Outcast - a story about... actually, I'm not that sure.

A really annoying paranoid witch and her charisma-free son are on the run from... er, two blokes who kill pigeons. I don't quite know why, but, worse still, I don't care. These pigeon killers (who overact and come out with a script-full of 'creepy' lines) may be monsters, as there's one in there somewhere, but you only see it when it's dark.

I mentioned that the witch's son is pretty charm-free, however, this doesn't stop a beautiful local girl to pursue him relentlessly. I can only assume that the way to chat up a Scottish girl is to completely ignore them, barely look at them and follow them at a distance of about ten paces - apparently, according to this film, they love it.

Throw in the typical stuck-up English baddie and a mix of generally unlikeable stereotypes and you don't have an awful lot of fun in this slow-paced 'shocker' - if you want werewolves, go for Dog Soldiers every time.

On the plus side, fair play to the director for using some really bleak settings and shots to create a sombre atmosphere. Bleak settings = atmospheric, bleak pace = bad.

I just hope not that many innocent pigeons died to make this film.

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