PREVENGE Trailer: Baby Knows Best Who To Kill

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PREVENGE Trailer: Baby Knows Best Who To Kill

One of my favourites films on the festival circuit this year, Prevenge, Alice Lowe's 'dark-doesn't-even'begin-to-do-it-justice' dark comedy about a pregnant woman taking revenge on a series of people, opens in the UK in February, and the first full trailer has dropped. Delightfully funny, taking direct aim at stereotypes and expectations of pregnancy and the 'joys' of impending motherhood. In his review, Thomas Humphrey rightly calls it "undeniable glorious".

Lowe, known to fans for her amazing work in Sightseers, Hott Fuzz, Garth Merengh's Darkplaces, and a host of other films and TV shows, knows her way around this style of horror-comedy. Prevenge takes the often tired slasher/criminal-on-the run trope with some much-needed new blood, and women's blood at that (pun intended maybe?).

No word yet on a North American release; but in the meantime, here is the trailer, which sould give you just enough of a taste to have you wanting more.

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Todd BrownDecember 20, 2016 10:21 AM

Ah, this is a super fun trailer!

ManateeAdvocateDecember 20, 2016 11:54 AM

My gods. This needs to be on my shelf. Thank you very much for sharing this.

Shelagh M. Rowan-LeggDecember 20, 2016 12:30 PM

You will never look at a pregnant woman the same way again

ManateeAdvocateDecember 20, 2016 12:53 PM

Well, I've got three spawn so I'm already there in many regards. It's certainly unwise to fuck with a woman whilst pregnant, I can tell you that. My lady and I enjoyed Grace and Inside, so this will be right in our wheelhouse I'm betting.

Todd HarringtonDecember 20, 2016 9:04 PM

"...and the first full trailer has dropped." BOO, Shelagh, booooooo! Me thinks some pun-ishment is "due". (See, two can play at that game. ;)