Zombie movies slip in and out of fashion, but its always a special occasion when the man who helped turn the undead into a worldwide phenomenon decides to add an instalment to his ongoing saga of flesh-eating films. George A. Romeros zombie movies have all appeared in different decades, beginning with NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD in 1968, DAWN OF THE DEAD in 78, and DAY OF THE DEAD in 85. Romero skipped the 90s, but a zombie renaissance in the early 21st century (28 DAYS LATER, SHAUN OF THE DEAD) finds him back in the directors chair. Often seen as allegories for their times, Romeros films have been connected to societal events such as the consumerism of the 70s (DAWN OF THE DEAD) and the spread of the AIDS virus in the 80s (DAY OF THE DEAD). With 2005s LAND OF THE DEAD, Romero positions the bulk of his story in a giant skyscraper which houses the last humans left on the planet; although his intentions are foggy this time, LAND appears to be Romeros commentary on the post-9/11 political landscape. The zombies only bother crews who venture outside the makeshift city for supplies, but the people are kept sedated by their leader, the irascible Kaufman (Dennis Hopper), who exaggerates their threat. What Kaufman doesnt realise is that the zombies are learning skills they half-remember from their old selves, leading to some impressively blood-soaked scenes of tumult. In an unusual move for Romero, Hopper is joined by name actors such as John Leguizamo and Asia Argento. The film greatly benefits as a result, successfully portraying an atrophied civilisation that has regressed to a primitive state, allowing its undead tormentors to sense that a free lunch may be just around the corner.
Undead Again The Making Of Land Of The Dead, A Day With The Living Dead, Bringing The Dead To Life, When Shaun Met George, The Remaining Bits, Bringing The Storyboards To Life, Scream Tests Zombie Casting Call, Scenes Of Carnage, Zombie Effects From Green Screen To Finished Scene, Feature Audio Commentary
Release Date: 26 December 2005
Certificate: 18 - Suitable for 18 years and over. Not for sale to persons under age 18, by placing an order for this product you are declaring that you are 18 years or over.
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 Anamorphic Wide Screen
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
Running Time: 99 minutes
Production Year: 2005
Main Language: English
Hearing Impaired Languages: English
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