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Await Further Instructions (2018)

TV-MA | | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 5 October 2018 (USA)
A family's Christmas takes a strange turn when they awake to find themselves trapped inside and begin receiving mysterious instructions through the television.

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Johnny Kevorkian

Writer:

Gavin Williams
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Cast overview:
Sam Gittins ... Nick
Neerja Naik ... Annji
Abigail Cruttenden Abigail Cruttenden ... Beth
David Bradley ... Grandad
Grant Masters ... Tony
Holly Weston ... Kate
Kris Saddler ... Scott
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It's Christmas Day and the Milgram family wake to find a mysterious black substance surrounding their house. Something monumental is clearly happening right outside their door, but what exactly - an industrial accident, a terrorist attack, nuclear war? Descending into terrified arguments, they turn on the television, desperate for any information. On screen a message glows ominously: 'Stay Indoors and Await Further Instructions'. As the television exerts an ever more sinister grip, their paranoia escalates into bloody carnage.

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Contain. Corrupt. Control.

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Holly Weston and Sam Gittins 2nd film together. The 1st being Howl in 2015, set on a train when it is attacked by Werewolfs after breaking down, they must join together to survive. See more »

Goofs

The group makes three mistakes with the injections, which Anji's medical training should have prevented. First, Tony, the father, injects his intravenously, which the vast majority of vaccines should not be, and one ought to assume a mystery vaccine without instructions should not be. Second, they sterilize the hypodermics in boiling water rather than alcohol, evidenced by the steam rising from the bowl, but the heat risks damaging the medicine. Third, nobody swabs their skin with alcohol, which prevents infection at the injection site. See more »

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22 November 2018 | by jamesfbarkerSee all my reviews

A low budget British horror, which for 75% of the film is interesting, and thought provoking... The main problem is the last quarter, which gives the appearance that the director ran out of ideas and budget... It becomes a 'B' movie horror with special effects straight out of 1970s Dr Who... Such a shame..


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