Synopsis: When an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that getting drunk is the only way to survive.
Quick Review: The british have become masters of horror comedy in recent years, especially since the success of Shawn of The Dead. Grabbers the most recent entry in the genre.
I was actually quite pleasantly surprised by the quite serious tone taken by the events and, especially in the first half, there is a very good balance between genuine scares and humor. It’s a pity that once everybody starts drinking and a romance is developing between our two main characters, the plot is losing steam.
As a result, Grabbers never quite manages to elevate its promising material to more than b-movie type fare. What could have been another horror comedy classic is barely able to keep your interest level high enough, unless your alcohol level is closed to the one of its own heroes.
My Rating: 5/10
Director: Jon Wright
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