October 10, 2004

Don't say the Z word!

Posted by Arcane Gazebo at October 10, 2004 10:21 PM

I finally saw Shaun of the Dead last night, after reading good reviews and hearing multiple people recommend it. And indeed, it was terrific. One thing I liked is that it manages to be a comedy without being a parody of zombie movies; indeed, much of the comedy derives from the characters behaving perhaps more realistically than the typical zombie movie protagonist. It's funny, but it's also a good action/horror movie in its own right.

The influence of Peter Jackson's Dead Alive was evident, although Shaun relies much less heavily on the gross-out humor that defined Jackson's film. Of course, no film could hope to equal Dead Alive in that department.


I like the Zombie in the wheelchair...

Posted by: Mason | October 12, 2004 5:04 PM
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