Gods of the Deep 2024 480p WEB-DL x264
When one thinks of independent horror films, what sadly comes to mind most often is shot direct to video disasters with no budget, no talent, and no enjoyment. Gods of the Deep drives home that independent film can be of the highest quality, despite lacking studio funding or famous faces. Gods of the Deep is simply better than a number of big studio films I've seen of late. Gods of the Deep is just a damned fine film. Full stop. Certainly, there are a few places where the smaller budgets shows in effects that would likely have otherwise been done with costly CGI. But CGI isn't a guarantee that something is going to look good or be good... so don't hold that against the film. The cast are remarkable and turn in powerful and believable performances. You will both love, and hate, some of the characters - and do so for all the right reasons. There are no weak performances here. Everything is spot on. Writer/Director Charlie Steeds knocks this one out of the park. I was introduced to his work with last year's "Freeze.!", which was good - but felt a bit too long. With Gods of the Deep? The film would hit a beat and I'd immediately think that we'd soon be hitting an end point with no place to go - and then Steeds would take us someplace new. Every time I thought the end was in sight, we'd take another fascinating and creepy detour. Gods of the Deep doesn't feel to long, instead it left me wanting more, without feeling too short or ending in an overly abrupt manner. If you are a fan of horror, cosmic horror, or Lovecraftian horror, you want to jump at any chance you get to see this movie.
- Makenna Guyler
- Derek Nelson
- Kane Surry