Monday, 20 February 2017

Film Review: NEVER TEAR US APART (2015) (Short Film)

NEVER TEAR US APART **** Canada 2015 Dir: Sid Zanforlin. 7 mins

The title nods amusingly to a memorable track from INXS, while the arresting opening tips its hat to the torture movie, as two guys in the woods stumble across a cabin in the woods where a homely looking couple are routinely hacking up abducted strangers for “fresh meat”.
Enjoyably riffing on expectations from the start by featuring two guys as the couple-in-peril, this offers a witty twist on the standard in-bred rural cannibal-family-that-slays-together sub-genre. Showcasing an effective chase scene, one excellent cranial-trauma moment and some appealing performances.

Review by Steven West

Never Tear Us Apart - Teaser from Sid Zanforlin on Vimeo.

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