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Dawn of the Dead

2006-03-30 12:32

Director Zack Snyder has remoulded George A. Romero's classic 1978 zombie movie, Dawn Of The Dead, into his own vision of a world overrun by flesh-eating undead creatures.

The action begins with nurse Ana (Sarah Polley) waking up to discover her boyfriend has become a tasty midnight snack for a formerly cute neighbour's child. After a narrow escape, she realizes that the whole town is overrun by the ghouls.She is beginning to despair when she runs into survivors Kenneth (Ving Rhames), a tough cop; Michael (Jack Weber); and Andre (Mekhi Phifer), a rebel with a pregnant wife in tow.

The group heads for the local mall where they barricade themselves inside. Slowly more survivors surface and make their way to this last bastion of safety, while outside the zombies are slowly taking over the planet. Now the survivors must learn to co-exist with each other and use every available resource in their fight to remain alive, and more importantly, human.

What the critics are saying:

"...a stylish, gore-drenched shoot-em-up. It may not truly chill, but it does thrill."
- Nev Pierce, BBCi Film

"Dawn of the Dead works and it delivers just about what you expect when you buy your ticket."
- Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

" Give it credit for a sense of bad-luck entropy...but only gore-thirsting teens will be satisfied."
- Michael Atkinson, Village Voice

A remake of the classic sequel to "Night of the Living Dead", Zack Snyder's directorial debut is slick, nasty, and very funny. A welcome surprise in what could have been an awful flop.

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Flea 2004-07-22 02:36 PM
I can't wait to see it I loved the original and this one looks SO cool. B-grade horror movies are like an art form all to their own! Night of the Living Dead
Leroux Reichert 2004-07-25 07:31 PM
Dawn of the Dead This was a very good movie & is should get a 5/5 rating I would recommend Dawn of the Dead
Carlisle 2004-07-26 11:28 AM
THRILLING!!! Haven't seen a good horror in quite a long time, and I was very surprised at how good this was. Came out of the cinema feeling very claustrophobic. Couldn't get the scenes out of my mind for some time. Truly excelent
crabNerry 2004-07-27 11:27 AM
must watch movie must watch movie..must watch movie...must watch movie...must watch movie...must watch movie...must watch movie.. return of the living dead
Folio 2004-07-27 02:16 PM
Awful Da grossest while I ever seen man! It was sick and really too gross!!! Mean Girls
Lani 2004-07-29 08:33 AM
Superb Buying this ticket, I thought it would be a quasi-Resident Evil film...sure you got zombies jumping out and scarying the bajeepers out of you but it was so hilarious ^_^ I especially loved the one part when they played "shoot the dead celebrity"... Dawn of the Dead, then Twisted
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