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Dead Air (I) (2009)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  2009 (USA)
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Logan Burnhardt is the ego-king of the airwaves, but his unflappable persona is put to the test when a terrorist bio-attack unleashes a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs on Los Angeles.

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Radio Host, Logan Burnhardt, starts off his show with off-beat questions such as the whereabouts of the Taj Mahal, and why it is only photographed from the front. With listeners calling in on a variety of issues, he soon becomes aware that terrorists have planted chemical bombs in stadiums and crowded areas that make people violent. He subsequently asks his colleague to travel home to ensure that his wife, Gabbi, and child are safe - not knowing that terrorists will soon take over the building and hold him and other colleagues hostage and force them to make a live broadcast of their real agenda. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Riot footage shown on TV during the Movie, are from the "Göteborg Riots" during the EU Summit in Göteborg, Sweden in June of 2001 (Courtesy of Swedish TV4) and from riots following the seizure and clearing of the Youth Collective "Ungdomshuset" in Copenhagen on March 1st. of 2007 (Courtesy of Danish PBS Station DR1) See more »

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The door that is blocked with furniture in the studio opens away from the blockade. See more »

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Logan: [the radio station employees are barricading the doors with heavy desks. Lucy walks over and sets a potted plant on top of the desks] And that's supposed to do WHAT?
Lucy: Fuck you!
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I Don't Wanna Die
Written by Theresa Walker
Produced and Performed by Theresa Walker and Tim Hall
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Not in the same pool as Ponty
15 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

If you watch one movie with a radio station and an infection make it "Pontypool". If you want to watch more than one, this one is decent enough for you to watch it once. It's certainly refreshing to watch Bill Mosley in a different sort of role/character. While he's doing a good job, McHattie was just terrific and could not be matched (which of course is also a sign, that Pontypool has the better script and therefor also the better story).

The effects are good enough for a small budget and the movie does do a decent job in getting the movie along. You have to excuse the movie for some stupid character behaviour of course (something that quite a few horror movies seem to be infected with). If you can do that, you will be able to enjoy it (or if you cut the movie quite some slack, you will even rate it higher than I did)


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