Dawn of the Dead: Consumer Horror

Dawn of the Dead. 1978. Directed & Written by George A. Romero. Starring David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross, David Crawford, David Early, Richard France, Howard Smith, Daniel Dietrich, Fred Baker, and James A. Baffico. A Laurel Group Production. Rated R. 127 minutes. Horror ★★★★★ George A. Romero started the modern zombie craze …

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Area 51: Oren Peli’s Extraterrestrial Blunder

Area 51. 2015. Directed by Oren Peli. Screenplay by Christopher Denham & Oren Peli. Starring Reid Warner, Darrin Bragg, Ben Rovner, Jelena Nik, Roy Abramsohn, Frank Novak, and Glenn Campbell. Aramid Entertainment Fund/Blumhouse Productions/IM Global/Incentive Filmed Entertainment/Room 101. Rated R. 91 minutes. Horror/Sci-Fi/Thriller ★★ Right back to the supposed McPherson Tape, later given a bigger budget …

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Chronicle: Teenage Found Footage Superheroes

Chronicle. 2012. Directed by Josh Trank. Screenplay by Max Landis. Starring Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly, Ashley Hinshaw, Bo Petersen, and Anna Wood. Twentieth Century Fox. Rated 14A. 84 minutes. Drama/Sci-Fi/Thriller ★★★★1/2 I'm always a defender of found footage. There are plenty of instances of bad found footage films, but who …

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[REC] Follows Everyday Life into a Zombie Epidemic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMzrgj11T2E [Rec]. 2007. Directed by Jaume Balagueró & Paco Plaza. Screenplay by Jaume Balagueró, Luis Berdejo & Paco Plaza. Starring Manuela Velasco, Ferran Terraza, Jorge-Yamam Serrano, Pablo Rosso, David Vert, Vicente Gil, Martha Carbonell, and Carlos Vicente. Sony Pictures. Rated R. 78 minutes. Horror/Mystery/Thriller ★★★★1/2 First off - I'm not one of these snobs who feels the …

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