Written on: 18/10/2005 by PixieOfDoom (104 reviews written)
Land of the Dead is an ambitious movie that ultimately manages to fail in most of its aims.
Superfically it's the 4th in George Romero's zombie movies. Mankind has been all but eliminated and is forced to live in walled cities and make raids on the small towns which were abandoned years before to get supplies. There is no mention of what will happen when they run out of towns to raid.... The rich live in great luxury while the poor subsist on scraps and are kept happy with "bread and... (read more)
Written on: 26/09/2005 by Stunt Gerbil (65 reviews written)
George A Romero has returned to his zombie film series for the fourth time, with perhaps his greatest and most ambitious movie yet.
In the last film, Day of the Dead (1985), military and scientific communities were presented as the real menace to society, as zombies outside the compound began to be realised as sympathetic victims. This theme continues in Land Of The Dead, as the cult director offers his most complex and political vision of society. The zombies are now a sad underclass... (read more)