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Director/writer: Gregory Connors.
The premise in Alien Undead aka The Dark Lurking is quite simple: all the survivors have to do is to get out alive. When this tale is set in the world of science fiction, all this movie has to do is to have the heroes call for help, find the Starship Enterprise (the ship here brings forth recollections of the Red Dwarf) and call for Scotty to beam them up. That would end the movie fast.
Instead, what this film does is to continue for approximately 95 minutes including credits. Nobody is going to leave alive and that is too abruptly established at the start. Nobody at Outpost 30 even knows their fate, but that certainly will not stop them from trying to make it up to the surface. Maybe if the eight survivors can get out of the hut, »
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Originally began in 2006, and completed in 2008 (at least according to the copyright info), Alien Undead was originally released as The Dark Lurking in its native Australia, and Aliens vs. Zombies in Germany (perhaps a more fitting title given UK distributor Left Films other DVD releases – Cowboys vs. Zombies and Ninjas Vs. Vampires). This low budget Aussie-lensed sci-fi horror movie tells the story of eight people trapped in a secret underground research facility, at the mercy of a horde of terrifying zombie-like creatures. With supplies and weapons running low the survivors must put aside their differences and band together in order to find out way out alive. However the constantly mutating monstrous hordes are not their only problem, an ancient evil has been unleashed and one of them may not be »
2 items from 2011
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