GRIM WOODS (2017) Reviews and overview

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‘Story time is terror

Grim Woods is a 2017 Canadian horror anthology film about four counsellors telling campfire stories at a remote summer camp.

Produced and directed by Ryan Byrne and Danial O’Brien (All Hallows Eve: October 30th) from a screenplay co-written with Hannah Craig.

Ignoring all signs and warnings, four counsellors at remote summer camp Elmwood tell campfire stories to each other from an ancient book of evil that come to life to haunt them one by one…


Grim Woods is grim indeed, a disappointing effort at a retro-styled horror flick that seems like it wants to go the way of ’80s horror yet sets itself within a book of ancient tales that somehow contains surprisingly contemporary stories like the film’s first story involving a babysitter and a seemingly sadistic clown. The acting is abysmal across the board…” The Independent Critic

Cast and characters:
Kirsten Armstrong … Yrsa
William Bailey … Searcher #3
Amanda Benoit … Laurie
Aj Brisson … Craig
Mikey Brisson … Sammy
Gary Buffitt … Jason
Clint Byrne … Disgruntled Father
Jeff Byrne … Kyle
Ryan Byrne … Carny
Jeff Charron … Searcher #1
Brett Corbiere … Pool Player #2
Connor Craig … Dwayne
Lynne Craig … Rhea
Robert Craig … John
Stephanie Craig … Sam

Filming locations:
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

Original title:
The Book of Nightmares

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