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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Sarah Polley
Ving Rhames
Mekhi Phifer
Directors
Zack Snyder
Screenwriters
Running Time
101 minutes

Dawn Of The Dead
Ving Rhames stars in Zack Snyder's gun-toting remake of Romero's zombie classic


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Plot
One minute, everything's normal. The next, the world is in the grip of an apocalyptic plague, which sees the dead rise from the grave and attack the living, in ever-increasing numbers. A group of disparate survivors gather in a large shopping mall to try to survive the onslaught, but soon realise that if they want to live, they’ll have to take on the army of the dead…


Verdict
Coming so soon after the dull Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake, this is a welcome surprise, containing more bona fide scares than Romero's vision, while paying grand lip service to the old master. Truly worthy of that famous title.


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