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  notcoming.com | Dawn of the Dead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Night of the Living Dead is a typical — though effective — low budget effort with moments of poignancy and terror; Dawn of the Dead is an ambitious social commentary that may be deservingly compared to Taxi Driver.
In narrative, Dawn of the Dead is an extension of the acts depicted in Night of the Living Dead.
In addition to the cuts included on this set, Dawn of the Dead has been available on bootlegs of varying length, the most notable of which is a “complete” cut which includes all available footage from existent cuts, which are, again, numerous, due to the results censors have imposed on the film in different countries.
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 Classic-Horror Review of Dawn of the Dead (1978)
George A. Romero's sequel to Night of the Living Dead progresses the overarching story of its predecessor (the recently dead rise and try to eat the alive) by a few weeks.
Dawn of the Dead is a very colorful film, and the Divimax transfer brings it out in style.
The Dawn of the Dead: Ultimate Edition DVD set is probably the height of all releases for the film.
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 Dawn of the Dead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Dawn of the Dead is the latest entry in the much maligned horror genre.
And there is. This is a remake of George Romero's 1978 Dawn of the Dead, which was about a group of people holed up in a mall to escape from hordes of mindless zombies (yes, that is redundant).
Dawn of the Dead doesn't give the viewer that much time to pause and think, because every time it does slow down, something happens to get things in motion again.
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 Dawn Of The Dead
Now, while many people state that the original Dawn Of The Dead is a classic, I disagree entirely.
Simply put, Dawn Of The Dead 2004 is easily more of a comedy than a horror.
As a horror film alone Dawn Of The Dead 2004 is bad, when compared to the original it's a disaster.
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 Hollywood Gothique: Dawn of the Dead (1979) Film Review
DAWN OF THE DEAD (1979) billed itself as “the most intensely shocking motion picture experience for all times,” and this was a rare instance of a film that lived up to its advertising hyperbole.
DAWN is a deliberate inversion of its predecessor.
DAWN was released in United States during the spring of 1979, the same year as ALIEN.
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The common reading of 1978's Dawn of the Dead has it as a satire of this consumerist wonderland, with its zombies wandering around a new-for-the-time shopping centre, and indeed, writer-director George A. Romero is prescient for his discomfort with the burgeoning phenomena of shopping malls.
Overlong and underfed, Dawn of the Dead's place in the canon seems assured by dint of it being a film in a disreputable genre that wallows in its grue while presenting a few clear satirical jabs at broad targets.
In fact, the most fascinating sequence of Dawn of the Dead is the climactic biker invasion, not for its embarrassment of gore effects (and pie-in-the-face silliness), but for the sense of proprietary outrage that we feel for the violation of "our" mall zombies.
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 Dawn of the Dead (2004) - A Hollywood Jesus Movie Review
Dawn of the Dead is directed by Zack Snyder from an adapted screenplay by James Gunn; it is produced by Richard P. Rubenstein, Marc Abraham and Eric Newman.
My hopes for the remake of Dawn of the Dead were quite high, and although I would have liked to have seen far more involvement from George Romero, James Gunn of Scooby-Doo fame does an adequate job and has a few nice touches.
Dawn of the Dead may not be as bloody as some, but it's certainly bloody enough.
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 Dawn Of The Dead
Dawn Of The Dead is one such movie; it not only sucker-punched a 1979 audience that was getting a little too complacent with the then-shocking graphic horror of
Dawn Of The Dead delivers its goods - both in terms of zombie action and Romero's nightmare vision - in style.
The dawn of the dead is, of course, the twilight of the living, and that twilight is shown grandly and with harrowing, unblinking realism by Romero in the film's first 20 minutes.
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 Dawn of the Dead by Djinn
Dawn Of The Dead- AKA Zombies- Dawn of the Dead- (1978)
This is despite the fact that Dawn of the Dead is a cult classic.
Dawn of the Dead is the follow-up to the cult favourite Night of the Living Dead- 1968.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Dawn Of The Dead - Uncut [1980]: DVD: David Emge,Ken Foree,Scott Reiniger,Gaylen Ross,Tom Savini,David ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The quite terrifying and gory Dawn of the Dead was George Romero's 1978 follow-up to his classic 1968 Night of the Living Dead.
Dawn of the Dead is George A. Romeros classic follow-up to the equally brilliant, Return of the Living dead.
With dawn of the Dead most oftenly being classed as a long film(as it is on over 2 hours) for me this film ends too soon.
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 Dawn of the Dead
Unfortunately, when "Dawn" was released in theaters (1978), I was way too young to go see it, but it was the first video I rented when I bought a VCR.
Dawn of the Dead was shot on a budget of $1.5 million, ten times the budget of the original "Night of the
There was an alternate "suicide" ending for "Dawn of the Dead" and it goes like this: After the bikers let all the zombies in, Peter and Fran escape to their apartment in the mall.
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 Dawn of the Dead - Moviefone
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 TheMovieBoy Review - Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Aided by stylishly saturated cinematography by Matthew F. Leonetti (2004's "The Butterfly Effect"), who lends the picture a wide scope, and urgency-drenched editing by Niven Howie, the speed and rabid nature of the zombies raise this "Dawn of the Dead" to an unexpectedly high plateau in the annals of modern horror movies.
This new "Dawn of the Dead," even more so than its 1979 predecessor, is an unremittingly bleak motion picture, a gory, frightening portrait of what is, in essence, the end of the world.
And if he wants us to believe that the long-since dead have risen from their graves, then the film is missing any such clarification (a brief scene where Ana drives by a cemetery and witnesses the dead rising would have cleared this up, but is nowhere to be found).
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 Dawn of the Dead Movie Review at Hollywood Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
So it is with a heavy sigh of relief and a great deal of surprise that yet another re-make, the zombie-fest Dawn of the Dead, based on George A. Romero's 1979 masterful, clever, and socially satirical cult classic, is actually impressive.
With little time to ponder that question, she winds up in a shopping mall (funnily called Crossroads) with a group of survivors that includes the tough-as-nails policeman Ving Rhames, the flawed "normal guy" (a great, understated Jake Weber), and a young man (Mekhi Phifer) with a pregnant wife (Inna Korobkina).
"Surviving The Dawn" is the DVD's making-of documentary, covering the movie's origins, the "mall" that the art department built (in the shell of an actual mall that was slated for demolition), the long hours of filming, and the director's take on the '79 original.
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 Dawn of the Dead (2004 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dawn of the Dead is a loose, "reimagined" remake of George A. Romero's 1978 film.
An unknown phenomenon (implied to be viral in nature) causes anyone infected by it to rapidly weaken and die —- and reanimate as a zombie stripped of everything but a relentless hunger for the flesh of living humans.
In the UK, both this film and Shaun of the Dead were originally scheduled to be released the same week, but due to the similarity in the names of the two films, UIP opted to push back Shaun's release by two weeks.
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 Dawn of the Dead (2004): Reviews
Good zombie fun, the remake of George A. Romero's Dawn of the Dead is the best proof in ages that cannibalizing old material sometimes works fiendishly well.
Dawn of the Dead may depict the end of the world as we know it, but rarely has watching doom proved such a kick.
It is, like most, an unnecessary remake, but the new, digitally boosted Dawn of the Dead brings it on with a 10-minute overture that might be the most upsetting tin-can apocalypse modern movies have ever seen.
www.metacritic.com /film/titles/dawnofthedead   (1348 words)

 dawn of the dead
I submit that Dawn of the Dead captures more of the essence of The Stand (obviously due to synchronicity and not a conscious echo by Romero) than any Romero version of The Stand would have.
He's the joker in the deck, and also the wild card: at a certain point in a mission involving trucks, he loses his cool and forgets his bag in one of the trucks; this leads to his eventual downfall.
The best part of Dawn is yet to come, though: a gang of marauding bikers, led by special-effects master Tom Savini, find their way to the mall and have a good ol' time harassing, killing, and defacing the zombies before the tables are turned.
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George Romero's original "Dawn of the Dead" had corpses again rising up from their graves to consume the flesh of the living, only this time Romero had the inspiration to set his film in a shopping mall.
But the "Dead" movies aren't so much examples of sophisticated filmmaking as they are powerful metaphors given evocatively free rein by a cunning and imaginative filmmaker.
Zack Snyder's remake of "Dawn" also takes place in a mall, also has some of the infighting among the survivors that makes zombie films interesting, also has the memorably terse reply from the original as to why zombies would congregate at a mall: "Memory, maybe.
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 Dawn of the Dead | Online Companion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
All images, and/or audio/video used on this site are copyrights of their respective owners, and are used purely for research or critique.
Dawn of the Dead is © 1978 Dawn Associates.
These creatures are nothing but pure motorized instinct - we must not be lulled by the concept that these are our family members or our friends - they are not...they will not respond to such emotions.
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 Amazon.ca: Dawn Of The Dead (1979): DVD: George A. Romero,Ted Bank,Tony Buba,Sharon Ceccatti,Pan Chatfield,Jim ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
A tour-de-force of action, gore and wit, Dawn of the Dead is exciting filmmaking, but is not for the squeamish.
I was allways a Day of the Dead fan still is my favorite out the series but having seen the first edition of Dawn earlier this year for the 1st time in allmost ten years I couldnt beleive how well it has withstood the test of time.
I looked forward to seeing the sequel Dawn of the Dead and when I finally did I was horrified at how bad it was.
www.amazon.ca /Dawn-Dead-David-Emge/dp/B0001611DI   (1735 words)

 Cold Fusion Video Reviews: Dawn of the Dead
Peter realizes that they bikers are only after the loot, not the people; but when they break in (letting the still-lingering dead flood in in their wake), Steven can't help but try to defend "their" property.
I mean, they're either corpses that predate the wholesale return of the dead, or result from it; so we should see more of them in burial suits, hospital gowns, etc., or in casual clothes with giant gaping wounds (assuming that their deaths were caused by other zombies).
The closest link between Night and Dawn is the carry-over of the fl protagonist -- his colour used again to indicate his separateness from the norms of white-dominated society and his partial exemption from its constraints.
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DAWN OF THE DEAD (The working draft 1977) by George A. Romero "WHEN THERE IS NO MORE ROOM IN HELL THE DEAD WILL WALK THE EARTH" 1 We see the face of a young woman.
One of the living dead is trying to break out of the closet.
The openings in the grid are only big enough for their fingers, their hands can't reach through, but they are pushing the gate higher and higher...more than Peter intended to clear the obstructing corpse.
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 Amazon.com: Dawn of the Dead (Ultimate Edition): DVD: Dawn of the Dead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Dawn of the Dead, the middle film of George Romero's "dead" trilogy, is a case in point.
The remake of Dawn of the Dead released in 2003 was good, but it was a big studio film with recognizable actors like Ving Rhames.
Overall, Dawn of the Dead is a worthy follow-up to Night of the Living Dead.
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 Dawn of the Dead Soundtrack - Unreleased Incidental Music - Various Artists
We all know and love the Goblin soundtrack that was used for all the music in the European cut of the movie (and portions of Romero's version), but this CD finally brings us the other incidental music that Romero used for his worldwide version.
The artwork for the front cover is taken from the Belgian Dawn of the Dead promotional poster.
The Gonk is currently being used in the cinema adverts for the (new UK zombie-comedy movie) Shaun of the Dead.
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 BBC - Films - review - Dawn of the Dead
At the same time they slowly close down any entry points to the mall, turning it into a luxuriously stocked fortress of their own.
As in "Night of the Living Dead", their refuge becomes the centre of a siege; this time on a far grander scale, with zombies and marauding bikers desperate to get in.
The adventurous tone of the film descends rapidly into a tense and bleak struggle for the last remnants of western civilisation, and life itself.
www.bbc.co.uk /films/2001/03/20/dawn_of_the_dead_1978_review.shtml   (402 words)

 DAWN OF THE DEAD movie review
In all three movies, the living dead are never explained beyond various theories, none of which are meant to stick.
Even worse, there are many who are trying to protect their dead relatives and friends from those who would exterminate them.
They lock the living dead away in basements and tie them up, as if the living dead will somehow get over their cannibalism and rot like a person would get over a cold.
www.feoamante.com /Movies/NOTLD/dawndead.html   (1503 words)

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