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Series: Ginger Snaps

Review: Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning (2004)

Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning

The third film in the satisfying Ginger Snaps trilogy is the least successful, but still stands heads and tails above most contemporary werewolf yarns. An attempt to piece together, define, and finally explain the Fitzgerald sister's mythology, Ginger Snaps Back repeats too many elements of its predecessors and travels in too many narrative directions, but still retains a majority of the dependable acting, suspense, and stunning visuals of the franchise.(read more...)

Review: Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)

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If Canada's surprise 2000 horror hit Ginger Snaps was Ginger's story, then Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed belongs to Brigitte. As a fan of the original Ginger Snaps, one of the best werewolf films ever put to celluloid, I approached this sequel with some hesitation. Sequels often damage the credibility of their predecessors, and I didn't want my opinion of Ginger Snaps to suffer based on this film. I am happy to report, however, that although drastically different in setting and tone, Ginger Snaps 2 is a suspenseful sequel that doesn't lose any of the bite of the original.(read more...)

Review: Ginger Snaps (2000)

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I love an original take on a classic subgenre. As a film reviewer, I'm quickly nearing that point where everything I see needs something new about it or I become bored. I'm sorry, but there are only so many haunted house stories/vampire epics/werewolf tales one can take before it all becomes, well, stale. Thankfully, this film from Canada has breathed fascinating new life into lycanthropy.(read more...)

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