Did you hear that they made a horror movie about Winnie-the-Pooh?

I watched it, and I interviewed the film's star Amber Doig-Thorne, just for you

Mar 22, 2023

When Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey, the British independent slasher film written by entreprenural horror huckster Rhys Frake-Waterfield, was announced in the middle of last year, I knew I would like it. I recently watched a movie about zombie beavers - Zombeavers, because a good idea should never, ever be wasted - and enjoyed it thoroughly. These are my sort of movies. Those that are in them, my people.

Available to stream everywhere you would stream a movie, Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey - a fun film that proposes that Pooh and Piglet went feral when Christopher Robin went away to university - was made for just $100,000, and has delivered a profit of over $3.6 million dollars. It recently angered both the Chinese Communist Party, and The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw. You may recall that the film came about after author A. A. Milne’s first Winnie-the-Pooh book entered into the public domain in the US on January 1st, 2022. But don’t Disney own the rights to the characters? Yes, they do. But not these sick fucks, these versions are all Frake-Waterfield’s own.

Amber Doig-Thorne plays Alice in the movie. I spoke to her. We had a laugh.

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