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Survival of the Dead

Overview


Genre :

Horror

Release Date :

May 28, 2010 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

George A. Romero

Starring :

Alan Van Sprang, Kenneth Welsh, Kathleen Munroe, Richard Fitzpatrick, Devon Bostick

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : C+

“..There are some memorable images, including the sight of a beautiful, horse-riding "dead head"..”
by Clark Collis [Entertainment Weekly]
2.5 of 5

“..The metaphor of senseless rancor is clear, but it's not compelling when the slow-moving monsters pose more of a nuisance than a threat..”
by Michael Ordona [LA Times]
1 of 4

“..Survival of the Dead lacks the wit of Zombieland, the polish and punch of last winter's The Crazies, a remake of a Romero zombie picture from the '70s...”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
2 of 4

“..seems stale..”
by Jeff Shannon [Seattle Times]
“..Romero's least memorable film..”
by Peter Hartlaub [San Francisco Chronicle]
2.5 of 5

“..painfully predictable zombie story..”
by Jason Morgan [Filmcritic.com]
1 of 4

“..more desultory still..”
by Tom Russo [Boston Globe]
3 of 4

“..Like the literary monster mash-ups that have invaded the best-seller lists, Survival of the Dead mixes genres and milieus with absurdist glee..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
1.5 of 4

“..destined for a quick, painful box-office death and a lonely afterlife on Netflix..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
“..At best, Survival's ending, with a riff on "beating a dead horse," may be taken for evidence of self-awareness..”
by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]
Review rate : C+

“..an honest-to-goodness movie..”
by Noel Murray [A.V. Club]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Keough [Boston Phoenix]

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