Reviewed bypoet1025-1Vote: 8/10
Welcome to Willits isn't a perfect film, but most of its flaws come from clear budgetary constraints. The film itself is at times laugh out loud funny and can also be tense and very frightening. While it won't win any awards I found it to be one of the more entertaining horror films I've seen so far this year. If you like insane horror comedies like Tucker and Dale vs Evil or even stuff like Edgar Wright's Cornetto Trilogy give this one a look. It plays very much like a low budget version of those films.
Reviewed bydiablolitaVote: 10/10/10
More than anything, the film is a commentary on the area (Willits, orjust Northern CA in general). Perhaps there's something extra in thefilm for those of us familiar with that area, but seeing some of theless than glowing reviews below I'm pretty sure that everyone is justmissing the snark. The film is incredibly well written and directed,and contains a fair bit of wry, intellectual humor and wit hidden bythe gory, overwrought plot. This is why it gets 10 stars out of me. Idon't even like horror (but I do like aliens), but I kept incredulouslylaughing through the whole thing because of sub-commentary that runsthrough it.
Deep in the Northern California woods, in the heart of the notorious Emerald Triangle, lies a remote cabin. The residents struggle to fight off the repeated attacks and abductions by mysterious creatures that have plagued them for years. When a local pot farmer is caught up with a wayward group of campers the situation quickly escalates into total carnage.