Land of the Dead

Land of the Dead - a review by Dave Fischer

Fast forward to the year 2015. Immediately after the long-sought-after federal laws allowing the death penalty for listening to The Grateful Dead were passed, thousands of Deadheads were rounded up and placed in detention centers (quickly dubbed "Grateful Death Camps" by the press) that had been quietly constructed for this purpose. (A nationwide sigh of relief could be heard as the conspiracy theories about "One World Government" prisons was finally laid to rest.)

Unfortunately, some unusual strain of hallucinogenic anteater urine that had been popular at Dead shows the previous summer was discovered to act as a anti-necrotizing reagent, and soon all the Deadheads were clawing their way out of the mass graves.

All of this takes place in the first five minutes of the new horror film from George Romero - "Land of the Dead". The next one hour and fify-five minutes are slow-motion shots of mobs of Deadheads being taken out with flame throwers, machine guns, and chainsaws.

"I believe this will be the best of the Living Dead series to date. The special effects are much more realistic, and rely more on 'full stunt' actors purchased from the hippy slave trade than from traditional makeup and digital special effects." Romero explained.

This is definately one of the most inspirational and uplifting films of the entire zombie genre.

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