4 items from 2011
Looks like it's going to be a big year for zombie apocalypses once again and writer/director Marko Makilaakso's Lithuanian zombie effort 'War of the Dead' (also known as 'Stone's War') looks to be leading the flesh-hungry pack. The flick is set to premiere finally at this years Toronto After Dark Film Festival and it's also scored a new festival poster and trailer. Andrew Tiernan, Mikko Leppilampi, Samuli Vauramo, Jouko Ahola, Mark Wingett, Andreas Wilson, Antti Reini and the sexy Magdalena Gorska (below) all star. Check out the plot, one-sheet and new trailer below. »
Beyond the Border, 2011.
Directed by Richard Holm.
When two young Swedish soldiers abandon their checkpoint and venture into enemy territory, a rebellious Lieutenant plans an unofficial rescue operation deep behind enemy lines.
World War Two remains a rich source of inspiration to be mined again and again by storytellers. But even for those that love watching Nazi asses getting kicked behind enemy lines (like me) the same old bland tales that we’ve all seen a thousand times before can get extremely tiresome. It was refreshing then to find something slightly different and mostly enjoyable in the shape of Swedish film Beyond the Border.
It follows Lieutenant Aron Stenström who at first appears to be an authoritative officer and loving fiancé. He greets his brother Sven at the station before driving him to his new home, a roadblock 5km from German occupied Norway. »
Love zombies and war!? Then you're in luck. No...it's not 'World War Z', it's Lithuanian horror flick 'War of the Dead' (also known as 'Stone's War'). The new action zombie feature from writer/director Marko Makilaakso, which he co-wrote along with Barr B. Potter, has been around for a while now and finally it appears to be ramping up towards an actual release! A new, albeit brief, ad for the movie has appeared over at the official Facebook page which you can check out below revealing 2011 as the release year. The movie stars Andrew Tiernan, Mikko Leppilampi, Samuli Vauramo, Jouko Ahola, Mark Wingett, Andreas Wilson, Antti Reini and hottie Magdalena Gorska - who you can check out below in a cheeky and downright dirty topless pic! »
It's been a long time since last there was anything to report on War of the Dead (formerly Stone's War). So long in fact that we had all but written the film off. However, that's the thing about the dead; eventually they will rise.
Over on the official War of the Dead Facebook page a couple of new videos have been posted. That indicates good things, right? We hope so. Dig on them below.
March 1942. Captain Martin Stone (Andrew Tiernan - 300, The Pianist) leads an American unit on a mission to destroy an enemy bunker, joining forces with an elite platoon of Finnish soldiers that includes Cpt. Niemi (Jouko Ahola - Kingdom of Heaven) and Ltnt. Laasko (Mikko Leppilampi). The troops are torn apart by the same enemy »
- Uncle Creepy
4 items from 2011
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