Still, Werewolves Within stayed on my radar. I read a few complimentary reviews -- it currently scores a solid 6.0 on IMDB.com and a respectable 66 on Metacritic's scale of 100 -- and it definitely had some energy going for it. As tends to happen with smaller releases which don't benefit from major studio advertising budgets, this little monster Comedy came and went reasonably quickly. That's a crying shame as it boasts a talented cast, and I suspect even a little advert in prime time television hours could've pushed this one to be a contender ... though it's hard to say for certain in the days of COVID.
Word reached me just this morning that the film will be released just in time for the holidays, and I ask you: which of you doesn't want to spend the silly season with a werewolf? Why, it's a match made in Heaven!
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As always, thanks for reading ... and live long and prosper!
Werewolves Within is directed by Josh Ruben (Scare Me) from a script by Mishna Wolff (I’m Down), and stars Sam Richardson (“Veep”, “Detroiters”), Milana Vayntrub (“This Is Us”), George Basil (“Crashing”), Sarah Burns (“Barry”), Michael Chernus (“Tommy/CBS”), Catherine Curtin (“Orange Is the New Black”), Wayne Duvall (“The Hunt”), Harvey Guillen (“What We Do In The Shadows”), Rebecca Henderson (“Russian Doll”), Cheyenne Jackson (“30 Rock”), Michaela Watkins (“The Unicorn,” Brittany Runs A Marathon), and Glenn Fleshler (“True Detective”). RLJE Films will release Werewolves Within on DVD for an SRP of $27.97, and on Blu-ray for an SRP of $28.96.
After a proposed pipeline creates divisions within the small town of Beaverfield, and a snowstorm traps its residents together inside the local inn, newly arrived forest ranger FINN (Sam Richardson) and postal worker CECILY (Milana Vayntrub) must try to keep the peace and uncover the truth behind a mysterious creature that has begun terrorizing the community.
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