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Under The Radar – Short form film reviews…#27 The Mist

The Mist

Dir: Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile) 2007

Brilliantly bleak ‘B’ movie style horror film from a story by Stephen King. After a violent storm a small Maine community is besieged by a mysterious mist within which lurk all manner of ungodly creatures. A group is holed up in a local supermarket and panic is whipped up by the town’s biblical fundamentalist (Marcia Gay Haden). A local commercial artist and dad (Thomas Jane) must remain the voice of sanity as hope slips away. Just sweary and gory enough to be serious with appropriate CGI, it holds on to the courage of its own convictions right to the bitter end. Aptly, a couple of cast members from The Walking Dead help out.

 

Available: VOD/DVD
Find It…

The films reviewed in this section are available on DVD and/or Video On Demand (VOD).

A good site to find the cheapest available DVD is www.find-dvd.co.uk.

The best site to find VOD is www.tanktop.tv, this site includes most of the major streaming sites and a few minor ones too.

Of course some of you may have alternative methods of finding films online. We couldn’t possibly comment…

 

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