Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

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Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby Alien Redrum » Thu Oct 30, 2008 12:48 pm

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A routine military exercise turns into a nightmare in the Scotland wilderness.
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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby Alien Redrum » Thu Oct 30, 2008 12:49 pm

Another one I liked a lot. Another one I'll post more on later.
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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby The Hitman » Thu Oct 30, 2008 6:35 pm

An awesome, awesome movie.

Soldiers. Werewolves. Accents.

Suspenseful, gory, with good characters and intelligent (generally) actions by same.

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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby Spez » Thu Oct 30, 2008 6:41 pm

Great movie with non-CGI werewolves that look surprisingly good. A lot of fun.
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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby walls » Thu Oct 30, 2008 7:58 pm

Loved it!! I love the fact that it has good old fashioned monsters and not "computer painted" ones, also the cast is great.

If I could change just one thing about this film it would be the quality of the DVD transfer, its not bad by any means but it has quite a bit of "enhancement" that at times takes away from the film.

On a side note I watched ALIENS last night and I think that this film actually entertains more than Aliens........of course it may be that i have seen Aliens at least 50 times. :lol:
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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby kangas » Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:23 pm

walls wrote:Loved it!! I love the fact that it has good old fashioned monsters and not "computer painted" ones, also the cast is great.

If I could change just one thing about this film it would be the quality of the DVD transfer, its not bad by any means but it has quite a bit of "enhancement" that at times takes away from the film.

On a side note I watched ALIENS last night and I think that this film actually entertains more than Aliens........of course it may be that i have seen Aliens at least 50 times. :lol:


I am going to refrain from calling you retarded for saying Dog Soldiers entertains more than Aliens.

This is me refraining. :)

But I also enjoyed Dog Soldiers quite a bit. Best werewolf movie I've seen in 15 years.
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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby damnationdoormat » Thu Oct 30, 2008 9:09 pm

I liked it, but don't feel the need to see it again for a long while.
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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby The Hitman » Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:53 pm

kangas wrote:I am going to refrain from calling you retarded for saying Dog Soldiers entertains more than Aliens.

This is me refraining. :)

But I also enjoyed Dog Soldiers quite a bit. Best werewolf movie I've seen in 15 years.


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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby walls » Fri Oct 31, 2008 2:18 am

Like I said its most likely because I have seen Aliens at least 50 times, ANY movie starts to lack in its entertainment value after that many viewings. ;)


Kangas, um.....nevermind.
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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby DJBenz » Fri Oct 31, 2008 3:14 pm

I think this has to be my favourite movie. Being a Brit makes it easy to relate to the characters, and the cameradery between them. The humour between the soldiers is very typical of the acerbic wit of northerners (Spoony & Joe have North East accents, Cooper is Scottish) and I love the banter between them. I think one of the strengths of this movie, and subsequently The Descent, is the very believable characters. The soldiers are full of bravado, but still get scared when faced with something that they've never encountered. I absolutely love the fight between Spoony and the werewolf in the kitchen, it actually looks like he's fighting for his life, using anything he can get his hands on as a weapon and channelling all his fear and aggression into the fight.

Realistic, gritty, strong characters, plenty of gore and a great story. Highly Recommended.
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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby The Hitman » Fri Oct 31, 2008 8:10 pm

DJBenz wrote:The humour between the soldiers is very typical of the acerbic wit of northerners (Spoony & Joe have North East accents, Cooper is Scottish) and I love the banter between them. I think one of the strengths of this movie, and subsequently The Descent, is the very believable characters. The soldiers are full of bravado, but still get scared when faced with something that they've never encountered. I absolutely love the fight between Spoony and the werewolf in the kitchen, it actually looks like he's fighting for his life, using anything he can get his hands on as a weapon and channelling all his fear and aggression into the fight.

Realistic, gritty, strong characters, plenty of gore and a great story. Highly Recommended.


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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby Naked Grandpa » Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:29 pm

good stuff.
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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby Lokus » Mon Jan 12, 2009 5:31 am

This movie is brilliant. I've seen it about 20 times.
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Re: Horror discussion #2 - Dog Soldiers

Postby 19itmicmac » Sat Jun 02, 2012 8:01 pm

I absolutely love this film, one of the best werewolf films ever.

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