The Horror Asylum

Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,642 horror articles & features | 6,966 horror movies | 1,555 horror reviews | 1,309 giveaways hosted | 223 delicious interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books | Games Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home About Enquiries Submissions Advertising Premium Feeds Cookies

LATEST HORROR HEADLINES

How Horror Games Give Us The Fright We're Looking For Atmosfear: The Attraction of Horror Games The Top 5 Online Horror Games 'Don't F#ck in the Woods' Says New Independent Creature Feature
Entering the Next Level of Fear Genesis Rodriguez and Company Hit 'Puberty' A Trio of New Cast Members Head to AMC's 'The Terror' Former Adult Swim Star Brett Gelman Joins 'Stranger Things'

WIN Attack of the Lederhosen Zombies FREE iTunes Download
WIN Attack of the Lederhosen Zombies FREE iTunes Download
WIN Don't Breathe on Blu-ray
WIN Don't Breathe on Blu-ray
WIN Blair Witch on Blu-ray
WIN Blair Witch on Blu-ray
WIN Humans 2.0 on DVD
WIN Humans 2.0 on DVD
WIN War Dogs on DVD - OUT ON 4K, BLU-RAY AND DVD 26th DECEMBER
WIN War Dogs on DVD - OUT ON 4K, BLU-RAY AND DVD 26th DECEMBER
WIN Rupture starring Noomi Rapace on Blu-ray
WIN Rupture starring Noomi Rapace on Blu-ray


Werewolf: The Beast Among Us
Buy from Play.com Buy from Zavvi.com

Werewolf: The Beast Among Us (2012)

movie | Movie Details
Images, Posters, News
| Comments
Have your say

Plot Summary:
"Set in a 19th century village, a young man studying under a local doctor joins a team of hunters on the trail of a wolf-like creature."


Review by
Steven Davies
Follow me:
@braindeadsteve
Review Date: 25 October 2012 My Rating: out of 5

 

It seems like once again our theatres are being swarmed, TV screens filled and of course DVD shelves and bargain buckets everywhere overflowing with various vampire and werewolf horror treats. Today we take a look at one of the latter offerings which arrives on DVD here in the UK this week. Louis Morneau's 'Werewolf: The Beast Among Us' brings us a mixed bag of mutilations and unexpected twists and turns in the tale making it one of the more 'interesting' direct to disc releases this Halloween season.

The story echoes the recent Catherine Hardwicke helmed 'Red Riding Hood' remake whereby a small group of villagers during the 19th Century are constantly threatened by a big old scary werewolf. Some locals decide to put together a hunting pack of their own to track down the furry killer and put a stop to his full moon bloodlust.

The wolf itself which preys on the locals at every opportunity sadly only manages to come to life on screen in a characteristic CGI form. Itís considerably more meticulous than that of a typical SyFy shark or equally tame and inexpensive looking underwater hybrid and doesnít spoil the tone too much.

Unfortunately there was a seemingly excessive amount of little irksome moments and plot holes that frustrated me as a viewer which sadly I can't go too much into detail about in this spoiler free review. Thankfully, however, this plethora of twisted mythology and strained Eastern European accents does manage to entertain enough to help see past most of it as long as you're a non-committed geek unlike myself who just wants to see some werewolf action.

OVERALL SUMMARY
After a long week at work and getting ready to unwind just forget about watching your freshly rented bamboozling time-travel sci-fi epic, your complex mystery thriller or your overly twisting courtroom drama and reach for this. 'Werewolf: The Beast Among Us' is a good old Friday night no-brainer action horror flick and is appreciatively slightly more effort filled and production valued than many of todayís typical direct to video releases.




Blood and Guts: Comments

Username:
Password:

Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>




 
Comments  "Saw this on Netflix... i was not impressed......the spec. efx of mutilations were very well done. The story line ..eeeehhhhhh...the girlfriend should've been the first to go...then the doc. The ending not predictable; but how in the wolfbane is this person going to 'control' the beast within? Please, please don't let there be a sequel!!!!"
sepulchre63 Posted by: sepulchre63
25/10/2012 at 6:21:18 PM GMT
Report

Watch and Stream Horror Movies Online
using the Vidmate App

LATEST REVIEWS

The Others Movie Review

The Others

Pod Movie Review

Pod

Ouija: Origin of Evil Movie Review

Ouija: Origin of Evil

Inn of the Damned Movie Review

Inn of the Damned

Disaster L.A. Movie Review

Disaster L.A.

Horrors of the Black Museum Movie Review

Horrors of the Black Museum

Visions Movie Review

Visions

Dont Breathe Movie Review

Dont Breathe

Holidays Movie Review

Holidays

Demonic Movie Review

Demonic

Blair Witch Movie Review

Blair Witch

Darling Movie Review

Darling

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead Movie Review

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead

Theyre Watching Movie Review

Theyre Watching

The Open Door Movie Review

The Open Door

LATEST GIVEAWAYS

WIN Attack of the Lederhosen Zombies FREE iTunes Download WIN Don't Breathe on Blu-ray
WIN Blair Witch on Blu-ray WIN Humans 2.0 on DVD
WIN War Dogs on DVD - OUT ON 4K, BLU-RAY AND DVD 26th DECEMBER WIN Rupture starring Noomi Rapace on Blu-ray
WIN THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR Blu-ray and Liberty Mask WIN a copy of The Burning on Dual Format
WIN Mechanic: Resurrection and a Blu-ray Bundle WIN a copy of LIGHTS OUT on DVD
WIN a TRAIN TO BUSAN T-Shirt and Horror Blu-ray Bundle Win LET'S BE EVIL Poster and T-shirt
Horror Prize Pack Giveaway Win NOW YOU SEE ME 2 on DVD
WIN The Neon Demon on DVD WIN a copy of Paranoid Thriller THE NEIGHBOUR on DVD
Now you can Watch your favorite Horror Movies using the Official ShowBox App

AN INTERVIEW WITH

An Interview with Jason Blum
Jason Blum







Vampires.com Werewolves.com