That had to of course, hate each other because of this woman they would both die for. Armed with cameras, they meet Fox, an eccentric hunter with over 20 years hunting experience who has agreed to act as their guide, and believes the beast has tasted human flesh and hungers for more. She has hired as a guide a man named Fox (Mark Bonnar) who comes across as mentally unstable. (not saying some gems dint go straight to TV but as a rule of thumb there like this.) IF YOU WANT TO TAKE A PICTURE OF IT, YOU SHOULD HIRE DAVID BELLAMY. For some unknown reason ( because to us, the audience , this woman is just another run of the mill, typical on all fronts woman.) No such cat is native to England, and the variations in description have led some cryptozoologists to believe that there might be more than one creature. She suddenly decides she needs to run a mile screaming. The actors were decent too. 3 points for creepy kid, 10000 points for unintentionally hilarious stunt involving a Jeep. To be honest there were moments I was thinking X moor had some interesting ideas and was going somewhere, however it kind of felt a bit messy in the end and was a bit inconsistent. It did have its moments however it seems like more time was needed to think over and edit this movie. And that amazing woman? Armed with cameras, they meet Fox, an eccentric hunter with over 20 years hunting experience who has agreed to act as their guide - and believes the beast has tasted human flesh and hungers for more. Not him. (not saying some gems dint go straight to TV but as a rule of thumb there like this.) Eyewitnesses allege that a strange "black beast" is the culprit, but new video evidence could have answers to the mystery. That, or the bar napkin with the hastily written words "monster/serial killer?" Check box if your review contains spoilers. It tries to go in on that premise, but about halfway through switches to a poorly executed "The Most Dangerous Game" "spooky ambiguous killer" type movie. Account. It goes off on plenty of "mysterious" tangents that don't get solved, or if they did, you'd have to suffer through the movie a second time and wade through so much crap to find the answer it might just be easier to gouge your eyes out and forget you ever wasted your time on this movie. However, what happens to the bad guy was kinda silly, but it didn't negate the rest of the movie. Not a bad premise. I hate it when they just don't put thought into it . She ran away from them . Nothing you did worked. Much of the running time involves shouting & screaming in the wood at night, gets pretty tedious. © 2020 METACRITIC, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Kudos to him. Nothing you did made sense. A £25,000 reward offered by a local newspaper brings documentary makers Matt and his girlfriend Georgia to the remote North Devon moor in a bid to capture the fabled Beast purported to be a wild cat, like a panther or a puma on film. There was even a report of the Beast seen "fishing" with its paw into the River Barle at Simonsbath, whilst some locals theorised that its lair might be in old mine workings on the Moor. Two Americans go to Exmoor, England to investigate the rumors about wild cats roaming the moors. "[2] Sightings were first reported in the 1970s, although it became notorious in 1983, when a South Molton farmer claimed to have lost over 100 sheep in the space of three months, all of them apparently killed by violent throat injuries. I hate it when they just don't put thought into it . A £25,000 reward offered by a local newspaper brings documentary makers Matt and his girlfriend Georgia to the remote North Devon moor in a bid to capture the fabled Beast purported to be a wild cat, like a panther or a puma on film. When they discover putrefying body parts neatly piled up, they realize a human is responsible for the carnage. but overall if your bored watch it....or don't i really don't care what you watch. A dark fog rolls over the moor. Starring Nick "Agents Of Shield" Blood we have three people going into the woods to find evidence of a big cat roaming freely. Once the movie began, it quickly picked up the pace with non-stop action, a no nonsense script and plot full of enough surprises to satisfy the most fearless viewer. Yeah. [15], Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, "Exclusive BBCS report reveals startling new evidence for big cats in Britain", "What is the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976? She runs out with a flare screaming for her injured boyfriend who couldn't run to her even if he didn't have a serial killer stomping on his head ( sprained ankle) of course the guy comes and shoots at her. A troubled young woman takes up residence in a gothic apartment building where she must confront a terrifying evil. But not really something that is phenomenal. But what they find in the depths of the forest is a horror beyond imagine. | Was this review helpful to you? Wilderness horror. You might even care for them (or at least some of them) not to die. This movie would have been better with an actual monster in the plot and zero serial killers, but I assume there were budget constraints.Yawn. With their sights set on a £25,000 reward promoted by a local newspaper, American documentarians Georgia and Matt head to Exmoor in North Devon to film the fabled beast supposedly slinking through the remote terrain. Not him. The Blu-ray steelbook of Matt Smith's final season is coming out in time for Christmas. This movie would have been better with an actual monster in the plot and zero serial killers, but I assume there were budget constraints.Yawn. She screams at the top of her lungs, and then the scene ends. The Ministry continued to study the reported sightings into the mid-1990s, before concluding that the Beast was either a hoax or myth and that the alleged sightings had been mistaken identifications of creatures native to the Exmoor area. I write reviews when movies are either very, very good or really frustrating. She runs out with a flare screaming for her injured boyfriend who couldn't run to her even if he didn't have a serial killer stomping on his head ( sprained ankle) of course the guy comes and shoots at her. Well They Tried, So I Guess That Counts For Something. Doesn't shoot him. OK another dumb thing? Some screenshots may be considered to be spoilers. View production, box office, & company info, FrightFest 2014: From Moorish to Amazonian Horror Part 3: A Thrill Ride with Dinosaurs, FrightFest 2014: From Moorish to Amazonian Horror Part 2: Luke Hyams on X Moor & Finding the Filmic Path. Be the first to contribute! Oh this movie. Starring Nick "Agents Of Shield" Blood we have three people going into the woods to find evidence of a big cat roaming freely. She should have been killed first. Nothing you did made sense. Of course she promptly starts to yell. When she finally has the you know what's to kill him? ‎Watch trailers, read customer and critic reviews, and buy The Beast of Xmoor directed by Luke Hyams for $12.99. OK more dumb stuff. She finally gets to where she is pointing the gun at the serial killer and guess what? It would suck if they paid for it and got swindled, but at least they could save themselves some time. Hide Spoilers. Anyways, moving on. It does have a few shock moments but this film fails to impress, instantly forgettable. I'm not sure why this doesn't have a higher rating on IMDb. Horror movies live and die with their characters (most times literally than metaphorically) and in this case, the characters are mostly nicely drawn. I didn't hate the first five minutes, but it really went down hill fast. External Reviews ... See full summary ». During the search the Marines' commanding officer was quoted as saying that their quarry behaved with high, almost human, intelligence and "always moved with surrounding cover amongst hedges and woods" Ultimately, the Marines were recalled from the field, after which the attacks on the local sheep allegedly increased. Some descriptions of the Beast attribute it the features of both a puma and a leopard. Oh this movie. But not really something that is phenomenal. A pair of documentarians head into the woods of the Exmoor countryside to find proof of the mysterious big cats that roam the area. Most observers and scientists believe that the sightings are merely of escaped domestic cats whose size has been greatly exaggerated, or else of large dogs that have been misidentified. Farm animal deaths in the area have been sporadically blamed on the Beast ever since.[10]. Despite the efforts of armed marines, no predator was ever found and the attacks continue to this day. Parents Guide. Well They Tried, So I Guess That Counts For Something. But when they encounter a series of corpses, they know they are caught in the clutches of something much worse...This hair-raising creature feature, brings a sinister twist to the table. For instance , the relationship between the two male leads. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Although large cats are not native to England, some people have kept exotic animals, and in the mid 1970s this became something of a fad. Between 1979 and 1983 over 200 livestock were torn apart on the moors of England. Gloria, your character ruined the movie. It's not about a killer panther, but a human killer. Away from her friends. They find a disturbing cache of dead bodies in the moor. Two schoolboy delinquents learn a lesson that they will never forget when a teacher at the end of his tether decides to abduct them. She sees her boyfriend on camera and the serial killer looks like he killed him before the camera shuts off. Tubi Kids NEW. Now they know some serial killer is out there. We've hardly got to know American documentary makers Matt (Nick Blood) and Georgia (Melia Kreiling) before they are set upon by two shady looking characters late one night, as they are driving down a rainy road in North Devon. Of course she promptly starts to yell. In British folklore, the Beast of Exmoor is a phantom cat said to roam the fields of Exmoor in Devon and Somerset in the United Kingdom. Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK, The Best TV Shows About Being in Your 30s. Personally, I thought it could use some more gore and maybe better actors but it went straight to TV so what can you expect? There was a twist at the end that was very unexpected. She finally gets to where she is pointing the gun at the serial killer and guess what? It was a tedious story I feel like I've seen a hundred times before, like that bait-and-switch bullsh*t telling me people are going to confront a monster but it turns out to be a dude, cause the film makers are playing with the concept of reality versus myth and blah blah bullsh*t. It's all indicative of movies made by people with zero imagination, just recycled ideas made into a motion picture of equally recycled imagery.