Four star review for ‘Extra Ordinary’

Four star review for 'Extra Ordinary'

Editor is GAVIN BUCKLEY

The unquiet spirit of Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace is revived by this outstandingly funny and good-natured horror-comedy: a cracking debut feature from Irish writer-directors Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman.

There are belting laughs and great performances, and, unlike so many Hollywood comedies, the funny stuff doesn’t bleed out as the plot grinds into action for the increasingly sentimental second and third acts. And, unlike some British indies, it never sacrifices comedy to the easier mannerism of being “dark”; it just keeps being funny while at the same time weirdly touching.

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