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The Dead Reviews

October 13, 2011
A long, chemistry-free slog through the zombified countryside.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
October 11, 2011
The Dead, with its vast, pitiless landscapes and moral seriousness, is Night of the Living Dead reimagined as a Sergio Leone western. It's a knockout.
October 7, 2011
"The Dead," evocatively filmed in grainy 35mm, might carry the cinematic vibe of an old-school, flesh-eating adventure, but as it should be with stories like this, it's not a pretty picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 6, 2011
Beyond its auspicious premise -- survivors fighting a zombie outbreak against the continent's scorching vistas -- there's little else to chew on here.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 2, 2011
More marks for effort than achievement are notched up here.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 2, 2011
Film-makers Howard J Ford and his brother Jonathan have shot the scenery well, but since the undead are everywhere the quest for safety becomes repetitive.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 1, 2011
The low-budget zombie movie market may have long since reached saturation point, but this one displays some talent, style, intelligence and imagination, proving that in the right hands there's still plenty of life in the genre yet.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 23, 2010
The Ford brothers' zombie apocalypse is the better for being told so straight - although its adherence to Romero's shuffling conventions does not extend to the film offering any coherent contemporary social commentary.