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Hansel and Gretel

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Hansel and Gretel, the beloved fairy tale of neglect, torture, and murder, is finally a film the entire family can enjoy! Because everything with these old shorts has to be needlessly weird, Hansel and Gretel are played by two adults in their late twenties instead of grade school children. The effect is quite creepy, which is ends up feeling rather appropriate, given all the aforementioned neglect, torture, and murder!

Shot on a set that looks like it was rejected from Pirates World for being “not nearly stained enough” and featuring a performance as the witch that almost certainly required the actor to enter the witness protection program, Hansel and Gretel still manages to teach us a valuable lesson: it’s OK to kill someone if they’re kind of weird and live alone.

Written by Mike Nelson, Conor Lastowka, and Sean Thomason

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HD Medium 720p (318.15 MB)
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RiffMeter rating

Average: 9.6 (38 votes)

Content Rating


Movie Decade

Release date

December 29, 2023


16 minutes