Posts Tagged ‘zombies’

Well, thankfully we got Land of the Dead over and done with, and we’re on the lesser seen, more old-school Romero zombie movies. Tonight, it’s low-budget ‘found footage’ shakeycam fest – DIARY OF THE DEAD. More of a prequel-ish kinda affair, it deals with the first few days of the zombie apocalypse, at the ‘same time’ as Night of the Living Dead, all filmed on camcorders by folk who are too stubborn to turn the damn things off and run away.

Diary of the Dead

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Right, we’ve done the classic trilogy, now it’s just down to me to finish off the dregs of the Romero Zombie Saga. Let’s just be fairly quiet and not complain too much…

Land of the Dead

As you can probably tell from the EXCITED look on my face, this isn’t my favourite in the series. But, y’know, my loyal reading audience demands I endure such shittery for their entertainment, so here goes…

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Right then, we’ve done Night of the Living Dead, we’ve done Dawn of the Dead, we’ve taken a break for a modern zombie classic, now we have to start the inevitable decline in quality as we venture further into the realms of George A Romero’s zombie saga… Tonight, it’s Day of the Dead.
Day of the Dead
This edition being the fancypants 25th anniversary Blu-ray with a fancy comic, multiple box covers, a booklet by my random film bloke and a POSTER! (more…)

So, before my Movie Night feature starts on it’s downward quality trajectory of Romero zombie films, after last time’s classic Dawn of the Dead, I thought I’d get a quickie post in about a new modern zombie classic, The Battery, released on DVD in the UK today (or yesterday, or 22nd July 2014, depending on when you read this).

The Battery
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Hiya, I’m really bloody knackered today. In my wisdom I decided to indulge my geeky urges and spend yesterday in Headingley, Leeds at The 7th Leeds Zombie Film Festival.

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I am now gonna try and offer a summary of the day’s movies, but if I nod off halfway through it’s because I had to get up at half 6 today for work so ultimately the whole shebang was a very silly idea.

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