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Packed with more blood, more gore, and more bone-chilling, jaw-dropping thrills, Dawn of the Dead: Unrated Director's Cut is the version too terrifying to be shown in theaters! Mekhi Phifer, Ving Rhames and Sarah Polley star in an edgy, electrifying thrill ride. When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle to stay alive...and human.
Are you ready to get down with the sickness? Movie logic dictates that you shouldn't remake a classic, but Zack Snyder's Dawn of the Dead defies that logic and comes up a winner. You could argue that George A. Romero's 1978 original was sacred ground for horror buffs, but it was a low-budget classic, and Snyder's action-packed upgrade benefits from the same manic pacing that energized Romero's continuing zombie saga. Romero's indictment of mega-mall commercialism is lost (it's arguably outmoded anyway), so Snyder and screenwriter James Gunn compensate with the same setting--in this case, a Milwaukee shopping mall under siege by cannibalistic zombies in the wake of a devastating viral outbreak--a well-chosen cast (led by Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber, and Mekhi Phifer), some outrageously morbid humor, and a no-frills plot that keeps tension high and blood splattering by the bucketful. Horror buffs will catch plenty of tributes to Romero's film (including cameos by three of its cast members, including gore-makeup wizard Tom Savini), and shocking images are abundant enough to qualify this Dawn as an excellent zombie-flick double-feature with 28 Days Later, its de facto British counterpart. --Jeff Shannon
I am an ENORMOUS fan of George A. Romero's Dead series! I LOVE how he makes his zombies realistic, and to me, that is an integral part of the entire Dead Series. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mandy
I couldn't tell the difference between the theatrical version and the unrated versionPublished 1 month ago by Mike Hunt
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The Man Comes Around, Johnny Cash
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why don't you ask that on the HOSTEL thread? Or the product review page for Hostel? This movie has nothing to do with Hostel. It would be like me going to the Circular saw section and asking about Frank Miller graphic novels.
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