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This cherishable Irish B-picture is one of those rare horror films with an unimprovable premise. Read full review
A near-irresistible Friday-night-out monster picture in the tradition of Lake Placid or Tremors, with a boozy Irish charm that makes it a distinctive addition to the catalogue of alien invasions. Read full review
There are occasional laugh-out-loud moments, for sure, and the winningness of the leads makes the inevitable climactic clinch actually rather affecting, but Grabbers could have been so much more than the derivative me-too it turns out to be. Read full review
There is absolutely nothing new in this variation on the time-honored creature-feature tropes. But the fun just builds and builds as our heroes and our Irish island come to a solution that seems — on the surface — awfully Irish in its logic. Read full review
Once the battle is joined in earnest, what began as sharp-edged parody starts to feel more like a cheap imitation, even if it’s still shot through with a few priceless zingers. The tough thing about genre hybrids is that they have to fulfill both genres, and Grabbers only nails one of them. Read full review
Good, clean genre entertainment, the sort of harmless yet endearing brand of moviemaking seemingly unattainable in today's Hollywood system. Read full review
It is fantastically silly, often funny, with some unshowy but very serviceable digital effects. Read full review
A bright, breezy Irish monster mash boasting gorgeous cinematography, appealing performances and great SFX, even if it’s a little slight for can’t-miss status. Read full review
A polished, watchable genre entertainment that nonetheless lacks the inspired dialogue and situations needed to make a memorable impression. Read full review
It all barrels along with a certain good-natured brio, even if ultimately falling short of bringing much that's new to what's already an overstocked table. Read full review
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