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Boyz in the Wood review - macabre rural teen horror-comedy

29 days ago   |   By The Guardian

A group of youngsters stuck in the Scottish countryside become the hunted in Ninian Doff's wacky mashup
Music video director Ninian Do ff makes his feature debut with this cheerfully macabre folk horror-comedy set in the rural wilderness. Very often, comedy-horror is a tricky style with each of the two notional genres being alibis for the other's absence: ie, neither funny nor scary. Not here, though. Boyz in the Wood isn't perfect (there isn't really a wood in it as such and the title is a bit strained), but there's likable wackiness and weirdness, one or two sizable laughs and a very...
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