Aussie horror flicks have been more miss than hit of late. For every inventive and creatively shot film like zombie thriller Wyrmwood (2014), there are a dozen sub-standard slashers in the mould of Boar (2017) or Charlie’s Farm (2014). The good news is the lastest local production The Furies is a gory, heart-pumping roller-coaster ride that’ll keep you on the edge of your seat from the opening scream.
Author: Tobias Handke
Freelance writer with a passion for film.
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