Monday, November 14, 2022

Film Review: Curse of Crom: The Legend of Halloween (2022) by Devin J. Meaney

Curse of Crom: The Legend of Halloween
Directed by Rob York
Written by Rob York and Scott Baird
Based on the story by R.H. Grimly
Produced by Rob York and J. R. Andrus
Starring Chelsea Jurkiewicz, Tanner Gillman and Colin Cunningham
Released September 23, 2022
Firespire Productions, Arrowstorm Entertainment
“High school teenagers accidentally unleash an ancient Irish entity on their hometown and must stop it before midnight on Halloween.”
The premise for Curse of Crom: The Legend of Halloween is a simple one but all in all this film was quite entertaining and put together nicely. There was a lot of decent practical effects, and although this was low budget everything was filmed well and this didn’t come off as something that was put together with a shoestring.
There was a fair amount of humor here too. Unlike a lot of horror films there wasn’t a ton of swearing, nudity or gore…so I can go out on a limb and say that this one would be good to introduce younger viewers to horror. It has a rating of 14A but even that seems a tad excessive…and I’d say viewers even younger would be able to watch this. This wasn’t the best horror flick I have ever watched. But it was far from the worst…and I would encourage just about anyone to give it a go!
This was directed by Rob York and produced by Rob York and J. R. Andrus, and was written by Scott Baird and Rob York. -Devin J. Meaney

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