Sons of bitches, vampires!
"A crummy commercial? Son of a bitch!"
That quote is by Ralphie in 'A Christmas Story' and it sums up this movie perfectly. I counted no less than 4 commercials baked into this movie, peddling John Russo's various products, including one called Zombie Lube.
This movie has reached an all new low. What a total embarrassment for all involved.
If you're tired of the same old kind of Zombie movie, then Pontypool might be a refreshing change. It is more cerebral, than cannibal.
The entire story takes place in a radio station in a small Ontario town in Canada. Think of it as similar to Orson Welles' famous radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds.
Confined to the radio station, the characters have to rely on reports coming into the station, about an epidemic, from listeners calling…