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Alex J
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Redwood

Post by Alex J » Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:01 am

Did anyone see Redwood on Thursday? If so, any thoughts?
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Re: Redwood

Post by Jon H » Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:31 pm

No-one replied to this. I don't want to be overly critical of an indie director - particularly given the presence of big budget nonsense like Jackals and Still Born showing - but be interested to get others thoughts.

I was disappointed. In the Q&A the director let slip that the script was written in 48 hours and filmed off the first draft. I felt that was painfully clear. Maybe I'm being too harsh - did others see it?

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Re: Redwood

Post by deny_conformity » Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:50 pm

I enjoyed Redwood, it wasn't the best movie of the festival but it was better than a few we saw and offered a fresh look at the vampire genre. It wasn't perfect and could had done with a bit more polish on the script but there were no glaring holes and it had an interesting story with believe-able acting.

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Re: Redwood

Post by serak » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:01 pm

I was thinking the exact same thing after hearing the script was written in 2 days...

Honestly, it was the worst film I saw by some distance (bearing in mind that I saw it instead of Attack of the Adult Babies). Of its many problems, it was missing a third act and the acting was, err, poor.

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Re: Redwood

Post by Alex J » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:21 pm

Thanks for the replies - it sounds like I didn't miss much, but I will try to seek it out when it gets released.
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Re: Redwood

Post by deny_conformity » Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:03 pm

serak wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:01 pm
I was thinking the exact same thing after hearing the script was written in 2 days...

Honestly, it was the worst film I saw by some distance (bearing in mind that I saw it instead of Attack of the Adult Babies). Of its many problems, it was missing a third act and the acting was, err, poor.
You really dodged a bullet seeing this instead of Attack of the Adult Babies (unless you're really into toilet humour).

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