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Someone shot the little fatman....
on 4 February 2014
The living dead have overtaken humanity. The last remnants of the human race live inside a walled city as they come to grips with the situation.
The wealthy live in sealed skyscrapers as the poor fend for themselves on the streets.
Protecting them is an enormous tank called Dead Reckoning, controlled by a group of people led by Riley.
But when Riley loses command of the tank to an insane man bent on destroying the city, he must save it from Dead Reckoning as those who walk beyond the walls of the city slowly develop new abilities and become a much greater threat to humankind.....
In my opinion, it's much better than day of the dead and the movies after this, but let's be honest, would this film really have been made if Shaun of the Dead hadn't been released, and if it had, would it really have the budget this film had? Baker the main hero in this is just bland. He has no desperation about him, and just spends the majority of the film, looking like one of the undead.
So thank heavens for Leguizamo and Hopper, who make this film the watchable horror that it is. LOTD really tries hard in the consumerist edge, but it ends up looking more like it's borrowed from Dawn, than be original.
There are some good scenes though, everything featuring Big Dadyy is just lovely to look at, and at times Romero depicts the zombies as the victims.
All in all it's a fun movie, not necessary, but fun anyhow.