Dog Soldiers – easily one of my favorite movies of all time. If you haven’t seen this one you should. Why? Picture a cross between Aliens and Predator but with Werewolves in the Highlands of Scottland.
There’s not really anything else to say after that, is there?
Kevin McKidd, Sean Pertwee and Liam Cunningham star in Neil Marshall’s (The Descent, Doomsday, Centurion ) first big budget film about a squad of Scottish troops – lead by Pertwee – on war games in the Highlands who run smack dab into a special forces unit that has literally been butchered by… something. The only surviving member of the special ops squad won’t give the guys any information, which doesn’t turn out to be too much of a problem because they get their answers when they are attacked by these:
Now, isn’t that just about the best freakin’ werewolf EVER? The film is a boiler pot of that same frantic chaos that defined Cameron’s Aliens and saturated another instant classic I recently reviewed here, [REC]2 (from Spain!) as McKidd and crew lock themselves in an old cottage and attempt to fortify it to save their asses from the wraith of the full moon.
A sequel has been rumored forever and I’d pretty much given up on the idea of it ever happening but then today BAM! now you can go to Kismet Entertainment’s website linked below to read about not only the new web-series Dog Soldiers: Legacy but also that long-awaited sequel to the film, which is currently in pre-production.
Kismet’s site is here:
Also, here’s the Dog Soldiers: Legacy trailer. The trailer itself is apparently named Dog Soldiers: Red