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Dead Genesis (2010)

Seven months have passed since the dead took over. Many cities and states have been abandoned and left to die. Several self sufficient hunting groups have been established to take on the ... See full summary »

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Reese Eveneshen

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Reese Eveneshen (story)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Alatalo ... Jillian Hurst
Lionel Boodlal Lionel Boodlal ... Fynn
Colin Paradine ... Korvin
Erin Stuart Erin Stuart ... Cricket
Tom Parkinson Tom Parkinson ... Connor
Alex Mallari Jr. ... Mickey
Paige Albrecht Paige Albrecht ... Sofia
Ry Barrett ... Danny (as Ryan Barrett)
Christopher Lee Grant ... Rafe
Jonathan Steen ... Felix
Joe Santos Joe Santos ... Jason
Nathan Hawkins Nathan Hawkins ... Navin
John Cross John Cross ... Psycho
Deanne Goulet McCallum Deanne Goulet McCallum ... Jade Stuart (as Deanne McCallum)
Christina Velocci Christina Velocci ... Kelly Alatalo
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Seven months have passed since the dead took over. Many cities and states have been abandoned and left to die. Several self sufficient hunting groups have been established to take on the threat in a war aptly referred to as the 'War on Dead'. Jillian Hurst, a former news writer and amateur documentarian, has set out to make a pro-war propaganda film to support the W.O.D. She joins up with a pack of renegade hunters known infamously to North America as 'the deadheads'. The moral dynamics and hardships of fighting in a war against the undead are told from several different perspectives. Written by Anonymous

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The War on Dead Begins


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All of the actors and a majority of the crew volunteered their time and services to the production. See more »

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Korvin: Conserve your Goddamn ammo... And stop calling me fuckin' boss.
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Featured in Under the Scares (2010) See more »

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Awful and not in a good way
31 May 2012 | by toadwarriorSee all my reviews

I saw this at the local shop and thought it looked good. First thing I noticed is the movie's look is nothing like the images on the back of the box. It is almost as if they photoshopped it to look edgier and hide the fact it looks like a very poorly made home movie.

The audio is poor. It doesn't sound right, it's not synced. Some of the voice acting (especially the barman) is painful. There just isn't anything good to say about the sound quality.

Visually the movie looks exactly like something some kid's made on a camcorder. I wouldn't mind the amateur colour and lighting. That's OK but what's really annoying is the excessively shaking of the camera. The idea behind the story is that a woman is following around some undead hunters to make a propaganda video to support the war on the dead. So it's like they want to really shove it in your face that this made on a camcorder and the camera shakes far too much. It's like they hired a drunken crackhead to film this.

The act is even worse. It's not really worth talking about. If you have a puppy and he's a bit slow in the head I would imagine he could still do a better job.

The action is non-existent. There are a couple very tame scenes at the beginning where zombies are shot. But the rest of it pretty much them sitting in what appears to be the same field (or the bar). You'll consider yourself lucky when you then get to see the very rare poorly done tame zombie shootings later in the film.

You'll see better entertainment on Youtube for free. I would thoroughly recommend forgetting this movie even exists.


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English

Release Date:

17 April 2010 (Canada) See more »

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Zombie War See more »

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Barrie, Ontario, Canada See more »

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CAD15,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

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2.35 : 1
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