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Re-Animator: 1942 (2008)

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Dr Herbert West and his assistant are working in a makeshift lab on the Eastern Front. As bombs drop and the fighting nears, West attempts to re-animate the corpse of a Waffen SS officer - with disastrous results.

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Dr Herbert West and his assistant are working in a makeshift lab on the Eastern Front. As bombs drop and the fighting nears, West attempts to re-animate the corpse of a Waffen SS officer - with disastrous results.

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The film was made as an entry in the 'Re-Animator Fan Film Contest' which was organized by Stuart Gordon - the director of the original film Re-Animator. See more »

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30 October 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Re-Animator: 1942 (2008)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Herbert West is stuck in a bomb shelter during WW2 where he tries to see if his reanimation experiment will work on a Nazi soldier. Okay, this short doesn't touch the original film that it's paying homage to and it certainly can't compete with the ultimate nazi/zombie film Shock Waves but on its own it isn't too bad. There's a couple nice, gory scenes including one where the boys take off the soldier's hat to reveal his brains. The film is quick and to the point, which is good. There's certainly nothing groundbreaking here but it does a good job for what it is.


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