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Grabbers - 14/12/2012 5:59:38 PM   
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Finally a review of this film thats not a 3 star cop out! - 14/12/2012 5:59:38 PM   
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Saw this one at Grimmfest and loved it!

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fun fun fun! - 15/12/2012 10:18:47 AM   


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I laughed a lot. Loved all the nods and winks to other monster movies. Rooted for the main characters, what more could you want from a creature feature :)

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- 27/12/2012 11:13:12 AM   

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This is a solid 4* film - funny, well-written & great cast with SFX that wouldn't look out of place in a big budget equivalent. Such a shame it got such a limited cinema release this week (no London screenings at all outside of Frightfest in August) but hopefully makes an impact on DVD now. Have to say, out of the 50+ films seen this year, Grabbers was one of about 4 I've actually ordered on DVD - hell of a lot of fun.

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Disapointment - 28/12/2012 7:43:53 PM   

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Was really looking forward to this, but nowhere near as funny, clever or entertaining as Tremors or Lake Placid.
Performances were lazy, and the dialogue was horrendous.

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Disappointing, was expecting more after I read the Empi... - 31/12/2012 3:40:35 PM   


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Good enough if you have a couple of hours to kill, but nothing more than that. I struggled to smile, let alone laugh. Was expecting more from the deliciously quirky Irish. 'Nuff said.

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RE: Disappointing, was expecting more after I read the ... - 26/3/2013 8:24:25 PM   

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Feels very derivative of many other horror monster comedies but I was still entertained. Not sure what kind of release this got, doesn't seem to be well known at all.

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