Critic Review - ColeSmithey.com

This "Dawn of the Dead" inspired chiller is strong on concept, style and brutally violent action, but suffers from poor musical scoring, and a digital video format that helped keep its budget at 10 million dollars.

May 26, 2009 Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Comments (11)
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mellowmark

Mark ziegler

I think you're wrong on both fronts Cole. The score was perfect, and the look and feel of the format the movie was shot in added to the gritty, visceral, real feeling I thought the movie was trying to portray.

Jun 17 - 10:41 PM

byublaine14

Addison Hardy

The score was crucial to the movie. Made it beautiful.

Aug 15 - 02:06 PM

holdenphoenix

Dan Holden

Yeah I'm glad you liked the film, but the music is the primary strength of the film. "In the House - In a Heartbeat" is the mother of modern horror film songs.

Dec 8 - 07:56 PM

Lateralus

Lateralus Grates

I thought the score was one of the films strongest points.

Jan 27 - 02:50 PM

Benjamin P.

Benjamin Perez

Yeah the score fit the film perfectly.I wouldn't have it any other way.

Mar 10 - 04:11 PM

David W.

John Warner

I thought the score fit perfectly and was just totally unique. The cinematography was also perfect. It felt all too gritty and real.

Sep 12 - 07:01 PM

Pebbles

Joe Barrett-Orr

There was a reason that it was shot in digital, it gives it a very 'real', gritty effect (which they unfortunately seemed to lose in the sequal, 28 weeks later). The score is perfect too.

Oct 23 - 05:00 PM

Brandon Kellum

Brandon Kellum

The musical score is one of the things that made this film the most beautiful move i've ever seen?

Nov 9 - 10:44 AM

Ian Andolsek

Ian Andolsek

The score was stellar.
In the House - In a Heartbeat pretty much sets the bar for horror film soundtrack

Oct 27 - 03:34 PM

Morgan O'Connell

Morgan O'Connell

Godspeed you!Black emperor song in the movie is haunting and magical. Grabbed the mood of doom and impending horror!

Dec 3 - 02:32 PM

Harshvardhan Siddharthan

Harshvardhan Siddharthan

yup ill just make that eleven.score was the best thing in this film.and that bit about the format that isnt even subjective.i mean music is subjective,for some reason you didnt like it but the format?criticizing that is just weird

Feb 29 - 10:06 AM

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