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Blood and Honey: Is it worth watching the terror of Winnie the Pooh?

Inspired by the children’s stories of the gentle and gluttonous bear, the slasher terror has drawn attention, mainly because it promises a lot of violence

In April 2022, the director Rhys Frake-Waterfield started shooting a very bloody version of the beloved Winnie-the-Pooh. Entitled Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honeythe film hits theaters soon and has already generated a lot of expectations.

Following the wave of films that, inspired by children’s tales, bring violent plots, the new feature film was shot in the Ashdown forest, in England — a setting that inspired the 100 Acres Wood, where pooh lives in the original story. With a very small budget, the production is starred by Craig David Dowsett It is Chris Cordell.

Bloody, the terror already has a confirmed sequel and premiered in Mexico on January 29, winning many fans in the country — the slasher even reached fourth place at the box office in the country in just one week, even approaching M3GAN. In the face of success, the question arises: is it worth watching the feature?

In a recent interview with Variety, the horror director himself said he imagined, from the beginning, that the production had potential. “But I would be lying if I said I remotely expected this degree of virality,” he revealed. Frake-Waterfield.

The problem is that, on the main film review platforms, the terror of the Winnie-the-Pooh has not been successful. At the Rotten Tomatoesfor example, the slasher has only one review — in which it gained 4 points out of 10. IMDbthe feature was evaluated by more than 1,400 people and has only 4.7 points out of 10.

Blood and Honey: The sequel

Still in an interview with Variety, Frake-Waterfieldwho was also responsible for the production script, stated that, in the feature, pooh It’s half man, half bear. “He has a mixture of human organs and blood, but there is also down there. [dentro] from him. For me, the tone of the film is fun and a little satirical. You must laugh at him,” he stated.

Now, with the slasher hitting theaters and capturing the attention of horror lovers, Rhys and the producer Scott Jeffrey Already thinking about the sequel. While preparing a film that promises to mix bambi It is Jurassic Parkintend to write the script for the second film about pooh by the end of this month — the sequel, in that sense, will have a five times bigger budget and should arrive in February 2024.

“A lot of people are loving the first one,” he said. Frake-Waterfield. “But I know what we can really do with the second one and how we can make it even more fun and goofy.”

Source: Rollingstone

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