Monster movies. You can never have enough of them, and we’ve been excited about Grabbers, starring Richard Coyle (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time), Ruth Bradley (Flyboys), and Russell Tovey (“Being Human” UK), since we first mentioned it many months ago. The first clip has slithered online, and as always we have it for you here.
Sundance Screening Schedule:
Wednesday, January 25th at 6:30pm- Eccles Theatre, Park City
Thursday, January 26th at 9:00am- Eccles Theatre, Park City
Saturday, January 28th at 8:30am- MARC, Park City
Saturday, January 28th at 9:00pm- Salt Lake City Library, SLC
Ciarán O’Shea, the handsome though washed up policeman of sleepy Erin Island, has a daily routine consisting mainly of hanging out at the pub with the local drunks and various other charmingly eccentric characters. But his day is about to go horribly wrong.
Teamed up with the unwanted help of Lisa – an uptight workaholic policewoman from the Irish mainland – they suddenly find themselves dealing with dead whales, decapitated fishermen, and weird alien creatures or “grabbers”. Like a giant squid with tentacles, fanged jaws, and a three-foot barbed tongue, they’re making mincemeat of the locals.
Faced with another imminent attack, O’Shea and Lisa figure out that the sole person to survive the last onslaught only did so because he was so drunk his blood was literally toxic to the monsters. So there is only one thing for it: They have to get the entire village as drunk as possible in order to survive the night … a task that the villagers apply themselves to with gusto.
But one person must remain sober so for the first time in years O’Shea has to face up to things without a drink. When things don’t go to plan, an extremely drunk Lisa and a very sober O’Shea have to reconcile their differences and somehow save the day.
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