A loving ode to zombie cinema
“"Who died and made you fucking king of the zombies?"
An exceptional mixture of horror, biting British humour and reverence for zombie cinema, Shaun of the Dead is a total gas, winningly written and directed by the guys behind cult TV show Spaced. We've seen horror spoofs done before, most notably the full-on farce of the Scary Movie franchise, but Shaun is a different animal, and simply calling it a parody would undersell the craftsmanship on offer here. Not a one-joke spoof, the film is more of a loving ode to the walking dead genre created by George A. Romero, taking its horror elements and story with sincerity while also providing plenty of huge belly-laughs amid the vicious violence. It's a much-needed reminder about how fun zombies can be, and the fact that it's delivered vi” read more