Love Bite details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Edward Speleers, Kierston Wareing, Robert Pugh, Jessica Szohr, Timothy Spall, Adam Leese, Luke Pasqualino|
|Studio:||ENTERTAINMENT IN VIDEO|
|Run time:||1 hour 31 minutes|
|Rental release:||04 Mar 2013|
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Werewolf - On - SeaBy britpicdick (76 reviews) , 21 Nov 2012
[Highly rated reviewer]Lolloping into UK cinemas like a giant dopey dog thats going to lick you death is Love Bite. Its perhaps the dopiest comedy Im yet to see. It does have its merits but how on earth something this goofy ever got made is a mystery to me. Given that this is out the week before the final instalment of the Twilight Saga, that could have something to do with it. I hate Twilight, I know what Id sooner watch. This! Four cretinous virgins get targeted by a werewolf in their fictional Scottish coastal town of Rainmouth. Thats about it. The plot throws in the arrival of a sexy stranger (JESSICA SZOHR PIRAHNA 3D) who may just be hairier than shes letting on. Leading from the front, reluctantly is acting 2×4 plank, Ed Speleers (ERAGON) (who does this kind of blank role well), who lives with his mad mum (KIERSTON WAREING BASEMENT) in the town B&B. Along with his three pals, they are desperate to loose their collective virginity, now that a werewolf is on the scene they becomes more desperate then ever. A sex mad Eloise Smyth is on the prowl and she makes death by werewolf preferrable. So theres double the threat for our hapless donuts. Timothy Spall (HEARTLESS) pops up as a werewolf hunter. He effortlessly steals the show by mugging fearlessly and ramping up the hammy mysteriousness of his presence. Co*ked eyebrows and fertile movements are all on his checklist. He owns the films funniest scenes and dialogue, no question.
Love Bites closest American equivalents are probably Porkies or Meatballs. Love Bite doesnt quite match either in the energy scales but it does earn some good will from just delivering on all fronts as a dopey genre flick. The acting is good in general, standouts are Timothy Spall obviously and Robert Pugh (THE MAN WHO WENT UP A HILL BUT CAME DOWN A MOUNTAIN) as the local head of Police. Daniel Kendrick (OFFENDER) is the stand out from the group of friends. He has a good face for playing oily p*rverts and delivers a good spotty w*nk*r here. The special effects are sparing but effective. There are no really bad make up effects here for the monster unlike the creatures in Strippers Vs. Werewolves (that was the worst ever LOL). The creature in Love Bite is largely kept in the gloom. Characters are dragged into the bushes or or from over a wall so quickly all you see is a bit of fur and teeth, so the big bad isnt over exposed. The lack of budget isnt really betrayed until one of the closing shots, which may go down as one of the wantonly stupid in the history of horror comedies.
4 out of 10 Its no Shaun Of The Dead but its got enough energy and stupidity to get it through. Definitely not a film for people with brains.
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surprisingly amusingBy Jovette74 (4 reviews) , 22 Aug 2013Surprisingly enjoyable film. Although this will not be winning any Oscars it was a delightfully funny film which didn't take too much thinking about. Rented just because it was a werewolf film we hadn't seen & wasn't expecting much. I wouldn't say it was side splittingly funny but certainly was amusing. Not near the achievements of Dog Soldiers but definitely worth a watch to the end.
Totally rubbish!By a customer , 16 Aug 2013I saw this flick. Not really my kind of movie, a comedy/horror/romance thingy with werewolf. I can understand if it's a serious horror movie.. but this one was terrible. Didn't find much of the jokes on this flick funny. It's the usual stuff you hear everyday.. so it's nothing new.. Thumbs down for this one.. I was hoping for something more.
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Inbetweeners - TwilightBy ShaunR86 (1 review) , 08 Aug 2013I watched Love Bite a few week again, I actually agree with Vidmon, it's a cross between The Inbetweeners and Twilight except for the Vampires... It's not a Fantastic film but I wouldn't say it was the worst I have watched.
Amiable and enjoyable horror/romcomBy vidmon (59 reviews) , 05 Jul 2013This i have to say is actually better than expected, a cross between The Inbetweeners and Twilight. It's a genuinely funny film, which is very goofy and hugely enjoyable. The acting while not top notch is solid, the storyline is wacky, werewolves who only eat virgins and really turned on by them. The last twenty minutes tricks you into thinking the film is affecting and bitter sweet, with a plausible twist-ending and the immediate ending teasing you for more, this is black comedy like only the Brits know how to do. Best enjoyed on with brain on neutral
Puerile tosh with no surprisesBy AndreaPandrea (7 reviews) , 05 Jun 2013
[Highly rated reviewer]Amongst the plethora of films designed for the younger comedy/horror flick fan this is far from the best yet still not the worst I've ever come across. Somewhat older than the targeted audience I gave it a chance and managed to watch it to the end but there was nothing particularly original to be seen. It killed some time when there was nothing else on the telly. Oh and that's only after I managed to get it to work after being cleaned of the plethora of yucky sticky fingerprints which adorned it upon my receipt of it. Yeeeeew!