Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
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Lapointe mentions that he requires his "Double double, with eight sugars." A "double double" is a common way of ordering coffee in Tim Hortons (a very popular coffee chain in Canada) and refers to wanting your coffee with two creams and two sugars. The addition of "eight sugars" therefor makes no sense. See more »
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Let me be clear from the get go: I didn't like it. The problem, as far as I was concerned, was that captivity and body horror require a certain type of mood while Canadian self deprecating comedy requires another. It isn't like a horror movie with some comic relief sprinkled in, it is not a dark comedy, it's like someone butchered a horror and a comedy into an unholy hybrid to soothe their twisted psyche. I also feel that the very ending spoiled whatever pleasure I took from the film.
I liked the acting and I think that they made a really good effort with the special effects and the sets and everything. I also found interesting, although not all original, the idea to have a completely unlikable character as the victim, only to show that they were not that bad in the first place.
If you are satisfied with the story and plot, then there is no reason not to like this film. Unfortunately for me, I didn't like them.
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