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C&L's Sat Nite Chiller Theater: 'Dog Soldiers'

Chiller Theater: A band of British soldier thought they were dropped into the Scottish Highlands to perform military exercises, but instead met their worst nightmares.

I went away from the cool 50's flicks I enjoy posting in Chiller Theater in favor of a current classic of horror. Neil Marshall is one of the best modern directors of suspense and horror we have today and I was surprised to find Dog Soldiers, available on Youtube so it made my choice rather easy. The film is also an excellent entry into the werewolf genre.

Wiki:

...a squad of six regular British Army soldiers, including Cooper, is dropped into the Scottish Highlands, somewhat fed up about missing an England-Germany World Cup match. Expecting to carry out a training mission against an SAS unit, they only find their savaged remains. The single, badly-wounded, survivor, Captain Ryan, makes cryptic references to what attacked them.

Unseen predators make their presence known as they attack the troops. While retreating, Bruce is impaled on a tree branch and Sergeant Wells is attacked. He is rescued by Cooper and carried to a rural roadside where the group encounters Megan, a zoologist who takes them to a lonely house, belonging to an unknown family. The soldiers who remain are Wells, Cooper, Spoon, Joe, and Terry. As darkness arrives, the house is surrounded by the attackers: to the soldiers' incredulity, these are revealed to be werewolves.


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