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Day of the Dead begins with the films heroes landing a helicopter at the edge of a city. They are calling out as the camera explores a desolate empty world seemingly only occupied by animals.  But then we see a shadow and the camera pans up to the mutilated face of a zombie. Day of the Dead shows us a world over run by zombies.  There are few members of the living. … Read More

Not unlike Night of the Living Dead, the Crazies presents a situation in which our loved ones may be the biggest threat.  Unlike his first film, of course, the threat is solely from the living. The film opens up in the middle of things.  Two kids are playing in their house, only to be chased by their father.  What is quickly revealed is that the military has already arrived and started to… Read More