A ship docks fresh from Somalia which contains one infected worker that passes unnoticed into the very heart of India’s overpopulated bustling streets, setting off an unstoppable chain of events. Meanwhile, American turbine engineer Nicholas Burton (Joseph Millson, Casino Royale) is working in the stark yet tranquil Indian countryside when he receives a call from his love Ishani (Meenu), a local girl who lives on the outskirts of the slums of Mumbai and who has hidden their relationship from her tradition-minded father. She reveals she is now pregnant and scared for her life as chaos and terror have taken ahold of the cities as the dead return to life and attack the living. Nicholas has to battle his way across their 300 mile landscape filled with flesh-eating – and infectious – undead. With the help of young street kid Javed (Anand Goyal), he has to rely on his wits and sheer brute force to try and save them all, as the clock ticks off the minutes before the last flight out of a living hell…
When Shawn Savage, Jeff Konopka and Justin LaLiberty get together to talk shop on Dead Air be prepared for hi-jinx, hi-brow reviews and existential meanderings on the finer points of MEGA ACTING!!! Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance is on the operating table for this installment. Somebody get this one a DNR.
2011 was a strange year for horror films. It was not a bad year per se, but there were not that many large theatrical releases for the genre. It seems that we are coming to a transitional period; Hollywood is not taking that many chances on horror films these days and will not sponsor long […]
Ever since the Dawn of the Dead remake exploded a few years back there has been an even greater explosion of zombie movies. There have been many shoddy, even offensive in their lack of quality, releases popping up all over the place. On the flipside though there have been some quality releases that have kept […]
Other than the horror-comedy sub-genre, the zombie genre is flooded to the point where I roll my eyes at the announcement of a new BREAKTHROUGH/ICONIC undead film. I personally believe that up till now, 28 Days Later was the last, great zombie film. It brought some new elements in, it was ruthless, and it was […]
With an over-saturation of zombie flicks in recent years it is easy for them to get overlooked and lost in the mix. One that looks to stand out from the crowd is the African-set The Dead from the Directorial duo of Howard J. Ford and Jonathon Ford. The Dead, released through Global Cinema Distribution, is […]
Oh, George. What happened? I’ve been a George Romero fan for a long, long time, starting with Creepshow, which was probably my favorite movie ever as a kid. My favorite movie of all time? 1978’s Dawn of the Dead. Next in line? 1985’s Day of the Dead. Yeah. I’m a Romero fangirl. I didn’t see […]