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When kids go rogue

17 March 2009  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  

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Kids can be scary. We know this from such cautionary tales as Children Of The Corn, The Exorcist, The Omen and proto-ASBO drama The Red Hand Gang. Their heads go all the way round, they 're prone to outbreaks of brutal violence and, worst of all, they know where we keep the cola bottles.

WAZ director Tom Shankland's Brit-horror The Children adds two more chilling cherubs to the list. Set against the snowy surrounds of a family Christmas in the country, The Children sees a relaxing holiday turn into a desperate struggle for survival when the wee'uns go completely local. Check out the clip to see what we mean.

 

The Children is out on DVD on March 30.


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they go 'local'? More

Posted by bonniee at 18:59 on 17 March 2009 | Report This Post

Old news
I saw this in 2008, was alright. Good to say it was a cheap British horror. Better than most american horror these days tho. More

Posted by Reservoir Fiction at 18:20 on 17 March 2009 | Report This Post

Children of the Yawn
Is this a joke?? Ha Ha. This looks sooo crap!! Sorry Empire, but WAZ was boring and cheap. I predict that Empire will give this a 1 Star Rating. Yawn. More

Posted by Halo14 at 13:43 on 17 March 2009 | Report This Post

One of the best films of 2008
Despite an impressive list of cinemas it was supposedly released in, this little gem stayed about a week at my local and vanished! It was easily one of the best films of 2008 and along with Eden Lake, was one of the few films released last year to truly scare the bejesus out of me. Definately buying the DVD! More

Posted by losthighway at 13:37 on 17 March 2009 | Report This Post


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