Tuesday, September 28, 2004

A Post - Now With Zombies!

A while back, Collin posted about his love for zombie movies. I remember
commenting that I was a bigger fan of vampires than zombies, although I never
rule them out; a scary movie is a scary movie. However, my last couple forays
into the zombie genre have been less than stellar: last Halloween Mom & I
rented "28 Days Later" and hated it. Hated everything about it. Collin
insists that the uncut British version would change my opinion but I'm not that
keen on even giving it another chance.

With the release of the "Resident Evil" sequel looming large a couple weekends
ago, Collin had me watch the original in preparation. Enh. It was okay. I
didn't hate it, didn't love it. I didn't get to see the sequel yet, though; I
had to work the night Collin & Trevor went. They said it was pretty good.

For about 2 months now, both those boys have been talking about a new zombie
movie coming out entitled "Shaun Of The Dead." Collin showed me a preview for
it and I admitted that I wanted to see it...it looked funny and that's always a
plus in my book. The tag line appealed to me as well: "A romantic comedy with

Well, Friday night was the opening night and we went to see it. I haven't
laughed that hard at a movie since "Dodgeball." If you get the chance, you
have to check it out. Absolutely hilarious! There's a couple serious scenes
but the comedy is never far behind. It was put together perfectly. My faith
in zombie movies has been restored. :)

But, given the choice, I'll pick vampire flicks over the undead any day of the

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