Blood Hunters [Blu-ray]
Customers who bought this item also bought
What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?
Ellie, a single mother, overdoses and wakes up in a medical facility only to discover that everyone around her is dead and she is somehow nine months pregnant. As she tries to escape, she soon realizes that some “things” not-quite-human are prowling the hallways, and she doesn’t want to be their next meal.
She soon finds that she is not alone. She meets up with a disparate group of survivors, each grappling with a troubled past.
Unable to escape the locked facility, the group bands together when Ellie goes into labour. The true nature of the facility must be revealed in order to save her. Ellie didn’t just overdose. She died, and was brought back to life. Unfortunately, just like the people resurrected before her, she didn’t come back alone. She’s carrying a hitchhiker from beyond and unless they find a way to deliver it safely, it's going to kill her.
Little do they know, the creature inside Ellie may hold the key to their survival and their ultimate salvation.
When sold by Amazon.com, this product is manufactured on demand using BD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
It s a solid feature another example of the strong creative work coming out of Toronto and definitely worth a watch. --Starburst
This creature feature uses the stage of genre to put the spotlight on moral issues and while the film is not exactly pushing a clerical line, the presence of a priest as a main character and of a chapel as a key location points to religion as one interpretative frame for the ethics and eschatology on display here as does the prominence of a virgin birth, and multiple acts of self-sacrifice. For, despite all its against-the-clock dashing about in the dark, with monsters lurking wherever light is absent, Blood Hunters remains a tale of maternity and martyrdom. --Projected Figures
Top customer reviews
The film is monsters after people, and people trying to figure out a plan. There is some bad theology, a developing love story and a tear-jerker moment too. Much of the early part consists of Lara grunting, sniveling, panting, and breathing heavy while trying to hide. She grew tiresome fast. And PLOT SPOILER: When I lose a hand, a lot of blood and then cauterize it with a stove top, I am generally down for a good 20 minutes or more.
Guide: F-word. Corpse nudity. No sex. 2 1/2 stars
Look, I rent horror hoping to get the crap scared out of me (the level of crap is negotiable). If I want complex, imminent mortality themed inter-personal drama I'll watch Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. :o)
The effects were good enough that I was never taken out of the movie, the acting was good, and like I said, the story was fun. The collision of supernatural and scientific tropes was a little jarring (if it can't be killed by bullets, it can't be killed by drugs - magic problems require magic solutions, guys) and the theology is a bit unclear, but I was having a good time and prepared to overlook that.
Also, apropos of nothing: Torri Higginson is still a stone fox as well as a talented actress ;)