The Dead Don't Die

The Dead Don't Die ★★★

The Dead Don't Die was a different take on Night of the Living Dead if it was trying to be a horror comedy.

The movie was a pretty forward story. Weirdness happens and the dead rise from their graves. The characters were a bit one note in the way of how their tone was. Hard to say if the script called for this but it felt like there was very minimal emotion to these characters.

The comedic tone was there but felt very light at times. Nothing over the top and some jokes were a bit overused. If you come into this wanting a good zombie movie, this might not be what you are looking for. Even though this was entertaining, this can't be taken serious as a strong horror comedy. Especially when there were other horror comedies dealing with zombies that did a better job of it.

Also for a movie rated R, this didn't really go heavy with the gore. The effects were done well I will admit. Overall this movie was decent. It'll be a movie that you might want to check out for curiosity. Otherwise, Shaun of the Dead might be a better horror comedy zombie movie for your choice.

PS: Kudos on the bits of meta humor and easter eggs in this.

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