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Posted: 5/11/2003 2:47:56 PM EDT
Anybody else here have a thing for zombie movies? My brother and I first saw "Dawn of The Dead" when we were young kids and were scarred/hooked for life. We get together and watch it at least once a year, ignoring the complaints of both our wives. Anyway, there's a new movie out called "28 Days Later" which is supposed to be very similar to the classic zombie movies of the 70's and 80's. Who else had the living shit scared out of them when they were kids by "Dawn of The Dead" and the like?
Link Posted: 5/11/2003 2:56:49 PM EDT
Originally Posted By DOW: Anybody else here have a thing for zombie movies? My brother and I first saw "Dawn of The Dead" when we were young kids and were scarred/hooked for life. We get together and watch it at least once a year, ignoring the complaints of both our wives. Anyway, there's a new movie out called "28 Days Later" which is supposed to be very similar to the classic zombie movies of the 70's and 80's. Who else had the living shit scared out of them when they were kids by "Dawn of The Dead" and the like?
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"Twenty Eight Days Later"?? Sounds like a movie about the horrors of the menstrual cycle!
Link Posted: 5/11/2003 3:12:00 PM EDT
Why didn't anyone bother reading [url=www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=1&f=5&t=186015]this[/url]? From Fangoria: May 9: Ving Rhames, Sarah Polley join DAWN remake According to the Hollywood Reporter, Ving Rhames and Sarah (NO SUCH THING) Polley have joined the cast of the DAWN OF THE DEAD remake, which rolls for Universal next month under the helm of video director Zack Snyder, from a script by James (SCOOBY-DOO) Gunn. Polley will play a young nurse and Rhames a police officer who, along with a Best Buy employee, a gangbanger and his pregnant girlfriend, get locked in a mall after a mysterious plague (shades of 28 DAYS LATER) causes the dead to rise and eat the living. Won't anyone stop this remake from happening? Anyone??? JUNE 27 *NEW DATE* 28 DAYS LATER (Fox Searchlight): TRAINSPOTTING's Danny Boyle makes his genre debut, directing this story of plague survivors in London battling the living dead. Alex Garland (whose novel THE BEACH was the basis of Boyle's last film) scripted; the cast includes Christopher (THE OTHERS) Eccleston, Cillian Murphy, Naomi Harris, Brendan (LAKE PLACID) Gleeson and Megan Burns. Fango sez this is the year's scariest movie—check it out! JUNE CABIN FEVER (Lions Gate): You'd have it too if you were stranded in an isolated house with your friends, battling a flesheating virus. This EVIL DEAD-esque shocker, the feature writing/directing debut of Eli Roth, has been getting great, gory buzz. Jordan (THE SPECIALS) Ladd, Rider Strong, James (SCARY MOVIE 2) DeBello and Cerina (NOT ANOTHER TEEN MOVIE) Vincent star, with FX by KNB. This is another of the year's best horror films, sez editor Tony Timpone OCTOBER 14 *NEW DATE* BEYOND RE-ANIMATOR (Lions Gate): The third in the Herbert West trilogy (in which the mad doctor continues his gory work in jail) was filmed in Spain, with Jeffrey Combs reprising the role for producer/director Brian Yuzna and Julio Fernández's Fantastic Factory company. Spanish genre veterans Santiago (DAY OF THE BEAST) Segura and Simón (BLOOD SPATTERED BRIDE) Andreu co-star, along with Elsa (EL ARTE DE MORIR) Pataky and Jason (TITANIC) Barry; Screaming Mad George and Pedro de Diego created the makeup FX. The movie will play at Fantasia this summer and air on the Sci Fi Channel in July ahead of its uncut video release on this date. Tony and Mike both say it recaptures the gory/outrageous tone of the original. HOUSE OF THE DEAD (no distributor yet): College students head for a rave on an island off the coast of Florida, only to find themselves trapped in the latest film version of a popular horror video game. Mark (FREE ENTERPRISE) Altman produces (with Dan Bates and Dan Kletzky) and scripted (with THE DEAD HATE THE LIVING!'s Dave Parker); German director Uwe (SANCTIMONY) Boll is at the helm of the movie, which stars Jonathan (FINAL DESTINATION 2) Cherry, Tyron (DINOTOPIA) Leitso, Will (MANGLER 2) Sanderson (no relation to character actor William Sanderson), Clint (TICKS) Howard, Ellie (HALLOWEEN 4-5) Cornell and Jurgen (RIPPER) Prochnow. Fango's Tony Timpone makes a cameo in ghoul makeup; the FX are created by Bill Terezakis and his WCT company. A new game will be released to tie in with the feature. NEW* UNDEAD (no distributor yet): This one's getting a lot of positive buzz; it's a wild zombie movie from the Australian Spierig Brothers (Peter and Michael), who directed, produced, scripted, edited and created the visual FX. The setting is a small town where a meteorite shower causes the locals to turn into zombies, and a small group of survivors tries to fight the invasion. This will be another film featured at Fantasia; you can find out more about it at www.undeadmovie.com. NEW* DEAD MEAT (no distributor yet): Lock your doors—it's the first Irish zombie film! Rolling this month for writer/director Conor McMahon and producers Edward King and Michael Griffin, this gruesome horror/comedy is about a “mad cow” that escapes a mass slaughter and winds up infecting humans, who become flesh-eating ghouls. It stars Spanish actress Marian Araujo, David Mallard, Eoin Whelan and David Ryan. DEAD PEOPLE (MDP Worldwide): A hospital scheduled for demolition turns out to be a spawning ground for plenty of undead people in a new zombie film that (sigh) is intended to spark a franchise. John Fasano scripted and will make what is supposedly his directorial debut--if you don't count his earlier low-budgeters like BLACK ROSES and ROCK 'N' ROLL NIGHTMARE DEATH ISLAND (Renegade Films): It's another life-terrorizes-art scenario as moviemakers and their gorgeous cast shooting a film on a remote island are assaulted by the living dead. Tom Savini will direct, star and handle the FX for this indie production, written by Rick Danford with Debbie Rochon, Tiffany Shepis, Brinke Stevens and Linnea Quigley co-starring. It's scheduled to shoot later this year in Florida *NEW* RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 4 & 5 (no distributor yet): Tobe Hooper is in talks to direct this pair of back-to-back follow-ups to Dan O'Bannon's zombie classic, both written by actor William (LEATHERFACE) Butler and Aaron Strongoni and produced by the original's Tom Fox. The first of the two, RAVE FROM THE GRAVE, is college-set and more comic, which the next one, BATTALION, is a straight-faced military chiller. Optic Nerve's John Vulich will handle the makeup FX, and the filmmakers hope to get some of the original RETURN cast (like James Karen and Thom Mathews) for cameos.
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ME! Back in '78, when I was still in the Corps, Dawn of the Dead was playing at the also ran theater in Oceanside, Ca. I needed to kill some time one Saturday afternoon, and I thought, "Why not." It looked like it would be a typical Voodoo movie like "White Zombie." I did not know anything about George Remaro or "Night of the Living Dead." I sat in the theater, the movie had already started. It was the part where the Philidelphia SWAT has taking over a barricaided building. A zombie was coming down the stairs. It's still living wife intervenes, thinking he was still alive, and prevented the SWAT members from taking it down. She goes right up to "Cecil" and embraces him. Cecil bites a big chunk out of her neck. Blood spraying, all women in the theater screaming. "ALL RIGHT!" Gave me numerous nightmares for years to come. Good ones to. The kind you want to finish. Bilster
Link Posted: 5/11/2003 4:30:44 PM EDT
Heck, I thought Sandra Bullock had relapsed and was making a sequel...
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Link Posted: 5/12/2003 12:01:29 AM EDT
I would like to make my own zombie movie, but it won't be very good if the cast only has a 10/22 and a .38.
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When I was a kid about 7 or 8 I saw Night of the Living dead on Creature Feature which they used to show on weekend afternoons. After the movie I heard noises in the hallway. Visions of zombies ran through my head. With the quick thinking of a kid I decided to run outside reasoning being that I could see any zombies well in advance as I sat on the front sidewalk waiting for my mom to come home. I was a teenager when Dawn of the Dead came out. Didnt scare me but I thought it was a great flick. I really liked the music in the movie.
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 1:42:46 AM EDT
I love em, and when I read about 28 days later two weeks ago, I put down the Friday it opens as a movie day. I can't wait to catch it. Unfortunately the wife doesn't like anything with overt gore and violence. Maybe there's a chick flick she wants to watch or something... Remember the Alamo, and God Bless Texas...
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 3:29:20 AM EDT
When I saw the trailer for "28 days later" I immeduately thought of Omega Man (Charlton Heston) and Last Man on Earth (Vincent Price). I think that's the names of these films, the the Heston one was a rehash of the first, only it was with zombies instead of vampires.
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 3:43:13 AM EDT
Yeah, I always know when I run across a true kindred spirit: someone who loves black rifles AND zombie movies! I have to go to work right now, but I will definitely be back to this thread tonight. BTW, I only live an hour from the mall where Romero made Dawn of the Dead. My twelve-year-old son is already hooked:)
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 10:56:39 AM EDT
Originally Posted By biggun1: Yeah, I always know when I run across a true kindred spirit: someone who loves black rifles AND zombie movies! I have to go to work right now, but I will definitely be back to this thread tonight. BTW, I only live an hour from the mall where Romero made Dawn of the Dead. My twelve-year-old son is already hooked:)
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I bet you didn't even know about Comicon last month. They had a big Dawn of the Dead cast reunion. Ken Foree (Peter), David Emge (Stephen), Sweater Zombie and Nurse Zombie took a tour group to Monroeville Mall to show them where parts of the film were made.
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 2:26:09 PM EDT
Hey guys, I just downloaded and watched "28 Days Later" from Kazaa. Took a few hours AND I have a cable modem, but totally worth it. It's there if you have Kazaa, in 2 parts. Now to see it in the movies when it comes out!
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 2:37:19 PM EDT
Originally Posted By biggun1: Yeah, I always know when I run across a true kindred spirit: someone who loves black rifles AND zombie movies! I have to go to work right now, but I will definitely be back to this thread tonight. BTW, I only live an hour from the mall where Romero made Dawn of the Dead. My twelve-year-old son is already hooked:)
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Cool! In the scene where that one biker is being torn apart (vicerated), well there is a blond in the upper left of the close up shot. She and my sister served in the Navy together. She was a local girl from that area. Bilster
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 3:45:53 PM EDT
I had no idea about Comicon! Damn! When I first heard they were making a new DOTD, I thought"Hell yeah. I'll do whatever I have to in order to be an extra zombie!" Then I found out that Laurel Entertainment (or what's left of it) sold the rights away from Romero and it will begin filming shortly in Toronto. Bugger. Anyhow, Romero has the script for the fourth installment of the zombie series, "Dead Reckoning", which to my understanding is in limbo awaiting funding. If Romero maintains control of this project, which I'm sure he will, he will want to film it in the Pittsburgh area. Since I'm only 60 miles away, if I can be cast as a zombie in a Romero film I would gladly quit my full-time job to do so. Bilster, that is awesome. I remember after I first saw DOTD as a little kid, and going to the Monroeville Mall with my Dad a couple months later when it still looked just like it did in the film. Oh yeah, good times.........nice memories.
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 4:16:27 PM EDT
anyone here seen "VERSUS"? its a japanese movie that is a bizarre combination of a zombie movie, the Matrix, a Kung-fu movie, and probably lots of other things. kind of weird and cheesy at parts (but really, what good japanese movie doesn't have those parts that make you think, "damn, those people are f--ing weird!"?), but has some really sweet action. i got my DVD off ebay for i think $15. definitely worth it.
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 4:19:17 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Garryowen: The whole "Zombie" thing is a popular subject here at the shop. We have gone so far as to want to set up a 3-gun match based off a Zombie theme. You know, Zombie looking target and only head shots count...
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not only do i think this is a GREAT idea, but i'd be personally willing to devote time and money to see this happen...we'll talk...
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 4:46:04 PM EDT
My first Zombie movie was "Night Of The Living Dead". I couldn't get enough of them after that. None were really scary, I just loved them for the gory special effects! I'm surprised nobody has mentioned "Day Of The Dead". One of the most gory zombie movies ever made. Hope that Romero makes a forth one, could be the goryist one yet!
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 4:50:32 PM EDT
I bet in "28 days" nobody does the smart thing and raids the police station, hardware store, and canned foods at the grocery store. I know UK police dont carry weapons, but there bound to have some sort of a response/SWAT team and armored car type vehicle-which would be my ride. I'd load it up with everything usefull i could find. First aid kits, tools, food, etc... Hell, if everyone was affected by the plague, just head to a military base and snatch an APC + gear.
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 5:31:18 PM EDT
Originally Posted By 110: Hell, if everyone was affected by the plague, just head to a military base and snatch an APC + gear.
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Yep, and I would head to the desert to give myself a good line of sight in all directions.
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 8:23:52 PM EDT
Hmm, yep this movie is out already on Kazaa. Guess it came out overseas already, or is just a really early leak of a workprint or something. file name is [tmd]28.days.later.(eso).limited.ts, obviously 1of2 and 2of2.avi Haven't watched it all yet (about to), but it appears to be the right movie. Quality isn't that great but oh well...
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 10:11:18 PM EDT
I still wanna see House of The Dead based on the Sega zombie blasting gun game.
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 10:33:34 PM EDT
Hmm, this movie pretty much sucks. The survivors don't have the first gun till they run into a small group of soldiers fairly near the end. WTF!?!?! Running around with zombies (whose blood is infectious) everywhere fending them off with a baseball bat and a machete. Lame.
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 10:52:21 PM EDT
Zombie Movies: the worlds' very best reason for practicing head shots!!!!!!!!!
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Link Posted: 5/12/2003 11:10:36 PM EDT
well, its probably redundant to state that i would be there...i figure this is something we could set up around halloween time (for the losers who can't get fired up for this sort of thing year round) and get all dressed up for. it would be lots of fun. anyone in the immediate area (100 miles +) who doesn't show up will be hunted down and humiliated in a manner deemed appropriate by Shawn.... he's a devious, creative SOB too, i'm sure....
Link Posted: 5/12/2003 11:29:37 PM EDT
Sounds like fun. Too bad I can't leave here anytime soon though.
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Mmm...Brains...Mmm Bart:Whoah, you just killed the Ned Flanders Zombie! Homer: He was a zombie? It would be just awesome if zombies were real... Some bioterrorist should come up with some crap to do this...Imagine what the liberals would say about zombies...
Link Posted: 5/13/2003 12:05:17 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Garryowen: If we ran a "3-Gun match of the Un-Dead" how many of you would come?
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... Count me in
Link Posted: 5/13/2003 12:17:46 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Garryowen:
Sounds like fun. Too bad I can't leave here anytime soon though.
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Why not? I thought [b]Federal Employees[/b] got paid vacation time every year?
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Hey fed, is that the policy in your agency?
Link Posted: 5/13/2003 12:23:43 AM EDT
How about a bayonet stage.
Link Posted: 5/13/2003 12:52:18 AM EDT
Damn...Be kinda hard to kill a zombie with a bayonet...You'd have to stick it in the eye or something...
Link Posted: 5/13/2003 5:54:37 PM EDT
Nah, you just stick 'em in the throat, twist, and pull to the side. Take their head right off! Or at least sever the connection from their spine to their brain, thus killing them.
Link Posted: 5/13/2003 10:47:51 PM EDT
Been a big fan of the genre for a long time now.... I've seen most zombie movies out there including the bad as well as the good ... I have to admit that I got pretty damn exited when I saw the previews for "28 Days Later" so I will definately be seeing it (unless I hear terrible reviews) On second thought , I am sure I'll wind up seeing it anyway , shit , even a bad zombie movie is a good movie... t P.s. once described my perfect woman as someone who would not fall down if being chased by zombies.... P.p.s Met Ken Foree in chicago once ....pretty sure he was coked out of his gourd....
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