First screened in October 2015
Director: Toby Wilkins. Cast: Shea Whigham, Jill Wagner, Paulo Costanzo, Rachel Kerbs, Charles Baker, Laurel Whitsett. Screenplay: Ian Shorr and Kai Barry. Twitter Capsule:
Fun horror thriller nimbly balanced among Guignol, comedy, and schlock. Savvy marshaling of modest means. Some seams show.
Even the tricks Splinter executes best are not technically new. But it feels fresh and spontaneous while it plays and throws interesting side-eye at two brands of macho.