31 Days of Hallowe’en 2020, Day 8: Sea Fever [2019]


Sea Fever didn’t have to work very hard to convince me that I never want to be on a fishing boat ever like fucking never ever. Not only is it cramped, dirty and dark, but every room is a weird stunted height and full of machinery and not enough space for anyone to do anything. I’m surprised there’s even a shower big enough to stand in.

Luckily our main character Siobhan (Hermione Corfield) feels exactly the same way as I do about boats, which is the same way I feel about people, but she’s got to go on this dive/fishing trip with these bunch of randos or her professor will fail her entire doctorate. Unluckily for the Siobhan, the crew isn’t particularly enthused at her arrival, especially when it’s revealed she’s a redhead, which has long been a legendary seafaring curse. Soon all of that matters pales in comparison, because the boat is attacked by this strange green slime, which isn’t doing much to ease the on-board tension.

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