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  • Day of the Dead

    ★★★½

  • Dawn of the Dead

    ★★★★★

  • Night of the Living Dead

    ★★★★½

  • Fright Night

    ★★★★

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  • Day of the Dead

    Day of the Dead

    ★★★½

    This one unfortunately didn't quite hit the spot compared to Romero's previous two Dead films. This is mainly due to the fact that I didn't find myself rooting for any of the characters (excluding Sarah, a good example of a strong female lead, and the humanised zombie- Bub), and there is a lot of overacting too, although Joe Pilato is great when he gets to chew the scenery as the unhinged Captain Rhodes. Despite my issues with the film, Tom…

  • Dawn of the Dead

    Dawn of the Dead

    ★★★★★

    Watched the theatrical cut.

    This film has elements of horror, action, thriller, even comedy, and all of it works amazingly. It doesn't quite nail the terrifying, claustrophobic feel from Night of the Living Dead, but this is matched by Dawn's unpredictability. It starts off extremely manic and it takes a little bit for the viewer to relax, yet when you do it becomes extremely cosy for a long stretch during the mall scenes, then it gets tense, and more tense,…

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  • The Thing

    The Thing

    ★★★★★

    The blood test scene is one of the scariest scenes in any horror film. I have also made a quick judgement, that this is one of the greatest horror films ever made. This film is fantastic, now I need to watch more John Carpenter films!

  • The Fly

    The Fly

    ★★★★★

    David Cronenberg's version of The Fly is definitely a reinterpretation, not a remake. In fact, the only things it shares with the 1958 original are the title and the main plot point of a scientist who's experiments with a teleportation device go horribly wrong when a fly enters the chamber with him. The main performances- especially from Goldblum- are superb and greatly help the terror and sadness of the film's events. This version lacks the powerful social commentary and suspense…