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A cold-blooded seasoned contract killer is hired to take out a couple hidden in a hotel, but he will soon need to fight not only for his life but also for his soul, as this seemingly easy task will turn the hunter into prey.
Giulio De Santi
The government sets up a Zombie squad after an epidemic has made the world run rampant with living corpses. Raimi, Mercer, Kuller, and others head off to Ohio to try and find a cure to the epidemic but soon run into a crazy cult of zombie lovers who are set on preserving the zombies and letting a new world be born because they believe that it's God's will. When Mercer gets infected with the zombie virus, Raimi and the others must work quickly to find a cure and avoid the cult. Written by
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Apparently, Sam Raimi used his pay from Evil Dead II to fund this film and, after watching it, I really wish that he'd found better things to spend his money on.
There has been, surprise surprise, a zombie epidemic and there are now Zombie Squads assigned to protect the public despite some members of that same public wanting the zombies to be treated with a bit more respect. There are people working on a cure, people treating the epidemic as a judgment from god and people bickering while zombies mill around them in a surprisingly harmless fashion. They're not always harmless, of course, but there are one or two moments when people just seem to meander through a group of the shambling undead.
Writer-director J.R. Bookwalter is far from the worst person to ever try and make a decent film from very limited resources but it's a shame that the few plus points here are overshadowed by the numerous failings. The acting is pretty risible from everyone involved, which is easy to overlook if other facets make a better impression but they don't. The writing is okay when moving the plot forward and bringing up one or two fresh (well, kinda fresh) ideas but too many scenes revolve around arguments and banal chit-chat. A few special effects provide some fun but not enough and the least said about the many sloppy mistakes the better. Prime example . . . . . a door blowing off it's hinges before the sound and light/smoke effect occurs.
It's obvious that this was made in the same spirit as Raimi's early work, with gusto and a love of the genre. But it just doesn't manage to put that across. Naming characters Raimi, Carpenter, Romero, King and Savini is okay when it's not a joke being hammered over your head in a way that makes you think the maker couldn't think of any other way to show his affection for horror. A game attempt but you will miss nothing if you never get around to seeing it.
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