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23 April 2011 (USA) See more »
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Fear the Sky!
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Six young friends on a road trip in Ireland run afoul of gypsies who curse them for accidentally running down an old woman. The curse takes the form of a terrifying flying beast that tries killing them all. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

 

Stephen Rea ... Seamus

Eliza Bennett ... Hailey

Oliver James ... Ryan

Kacey Barnfield ... Kate

Ned Dennehy ... Luca

Kobna Holdbrook-Smith ... Tommy

Eve Macklin ... Drina
Diarmuid Noyes ... Chuck
Roisin Murphy ... Anita
Una C. ... Gypsey (as Una Caryll)
Stella McCusker ... Fortune Teller
Colin Maher ... Joel
Keith Burke ... Deputy
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Directed by
Johannes Roberts 
 
Writing credits
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Rick Suvalle 

Produced by
Mary Callery .... executive producer
Mark Grenside .... executive producer
Robert Halmi Jr. .... executive producer
Susan Holmes .... production executive
Alan Moloney .... executive producer
Adrian Sturges .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ray Harman 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Robertson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Tony Kearns 
 
Casting by
Maureen Hughes 
 
Production Design by
Padraig O'Neill 
 
Art Direction by
Michael Moynihan 
 
Costume Design by
Maeve Paterson 
 
Makeup Department
Rosie Blackmore .... key makeup artist
Carole Dunne .... key hair stylist
Ashley O'Connor .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Dee Collier .... post-production supervisor
Ciara McGowan .... unit production manager
Judith Fleeton .... assistant post-production supervisor (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jim Corr .... third assistant director
Catherine Dunne .... second assistant director
Sophie Higel .... trainee assistant director
David Kennedy .... trainee assistant director
Barbara Mulcahy .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Derek Drew .... carpenter
Mick Flood .... property master
Martin Hayes .... construction manager
Richard Kennedy .... modelmaker
Arne Klohn .... trainee dressing props
Keavy Lalor .... prop buyer
Helen McDermott .... assistant art director
Sarah McLoughlin .... assistant art director
Colm Murphy .... carpenter
Vivion O'Brien .... carpenter
Charlotte O'Connor .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Peter Blayney .... sound mixer
Sinéad Brady .... sound assistant
Fionn Higgins .... dialogue editor
Dean Jones .... sound mixer
Andrea King .... foley artist
Karl Merren .... sound recordist
Nikki Moss .... supervising sound editor (as Nicky Moss)
Eddie Quinn .... boom operator
Nick Roberts .... foley mixer
John Griffin .... adr recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Kevin Byrne .... special effects
Kevin Nolan .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Fred Burdy .... visual effects artist
Sarah Byers .... visual effects assistant
Andy Clarke .... lead compositor
Jenny Keane .... digital artist
Doug Kennedy .... compositor
Doug Kennedy .... lead animator
John Kennedy .... visual effects supervisor
Sean McGrath .... visual effects producer
 
Stunts
James O'Donnell .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Christine Ayoub .... clapper loader
Simon Culliton .... focus puller
Richie Egan .... grip
Howard Gibson Steele .... electrician
Ian Madden .... gaffer
Davie Mayes .... generator operator
John-Martin O'Flaherty .... best boy / electric
Graham Scully .... trainee camera
 
Animation Department
Mário Domingos .... animator
 
Casting Department
Clare McGinley .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
T.K. Lang .... costume supervisor (as Ken Lang)
Tricia Monk .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Matt Branton .... colorist
Dermot Grace .... assistant editor
Sean McGrath .... post-production coordinator
Alan Sullivan .... on-line editor
 
Transportation Department
James Cullen .... transportation captain
Paul Cullen .... transportation captain
Jimmy Devlin .... driver: bus
 
Other crew
Jessica Bermingham .... production coordinator
Emer Conroy .... script supervisor
Douglas G. Davis .... executive for RHI
Owen Derby .... title designer
Emer Fitzpatrick .... assistant production accountant
Eoin Holohan .... location manager
Orlagh McDonagh .... production assistant coordinator
John McKenna .... armorer
Maura Murphy .... post production runner
Leanne O'Hagan .... location assistant
Evelyn O'Neill .... assistant location manager
Marie-Celine O'Reilly .... extras coordinator
Sophie Tebbitt .... production accountant
 

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Sinbad and the Eye of The Roc., 2 July 2014
Author: JohnRouseMerriottChard from United Kingdom

Roadkill is a telefilm directed by Johannes Roberts and written by Rick Suvalle. It stars Oliver James, Eliza Bennett, Kacey Barnfield, Ned Dennehy, Diarmuid Noyes, Roisin Murphy and Eve Macklin. Music is by Ray Harman and cinematography by Peter Robertson.

A bunch of young friends are travelling around Ireland in an RV when they stop off at a bric-a-brac store. Getting into a dispute with one of the crotchety shop inhabitants, the youths are forced to flee and knock down an old Romany lady with their RV. Whilst trying to aid the old woman, she gasps her last breaths whilst issuing a curse on all involved in her killing…

Once in a while you stumble upon a telefilm that really entertains and holds you for its duration, sadly Roadkill is not one of them. Low expectations always help with these sort of productions, they are after all knocked up by aspiring directors who are just happy to have a film shown on the SyFy channel, but thee's not a lot to write home about here.

In its favour is the appearance of Ned Dennehy, who is always good value for a bit of scuzzy characterisation, and Stephen Rea even pops in for a cameo, but both actors are clearly slumming it and working for food. The group of handsome youngsters are the usual roll call of nice legs, nice cleavage, nice pecs, supplemented by the dim one, the annoying one who says dude a lot and etc, each to be picked off by a rather crummy CGI mythical beast from Sinbad lore.

Will any of them survive? Just what is the secret of the medallion that Dennehy's dirty army are so keen to get back? The answers to these questions will of course provide the backbone of the story, leading to an unintentionally funny moment when "lead girl" turns into Chuck Norris. The acting isn't awful and it's nice to have some genuine Irish countryside as the backdrop to a story set in Ireland, but it all comes off as pointless TV schedule filler. And unadventurous filler at that. 3/10

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