• Fido
    2 minutes 42 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008


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Fido Reviews

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Nick Rogers

Andrew Currie's script incisively observes how taboo preferences have become policies in the reality "Fido" creates. Macabre and satirical with the brash brio of all great zombie movies, "Fido" understands that the true ghouls' hearts are still beating.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 24, 2010
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Surprisingly gentle in most of its humor and its gore quotient, making you wonder who exactly it was aimed at.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 26, 2009
Christian Toto
Washington Times

Fido finds a new wrinkle in the nearly exhausted zombie genre.

Full Review Source: Washington Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 11, 2008
Steve Biodrowski

This set-up sounds like an amusing premise for a mild little low-budget spoof, but Fido is much more than that: it's a full-blown social satire with zombies at its center.

Full Review Source: ESplatter

July 11, 2008
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

The filmmakers get darkly amusing mileage out of the notion of tamed zombies in suburbian servitude

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

April 26, 2008


| Original Score: 3.5/5

April 9, 2008
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Cute and witty, if a bit too dependent on its delightfully goofy storyline gimmick.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 76/100

November 8, 2007
Staci Layne Wilson

Fido is a fetching comedy with tongue-in-cheek social commentary and a quick wit.

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October 24, 2007
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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This indie exercise is so stultifying you might want to check your own pulse.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

October 23, 2007
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

One senses that zombie film kingpin George A. Romero, who satirized consumerism in "Dawn of the Dead," would smile like a proud papa if he saw it.

Full Review Source: Capital Times (Madison, WI) | Original Score: 3/4

September 27, 2007
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Starts with an excellent idea, but doesn't carry it far enough

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 30, 2007

If this movie's concept appeals to you at all, I urge you to reward the filmmakers by seeing in the theatre if at all possible. It's so small but so special. For you zombie fans, it's a great dessert after all the carnage, but it still delivers what we

Full Review Source: Cinerina | Original Score: 4/5

August 16, 2007
Beth Accomando

Fido's humor comes from the clash of genres: bright cheery Americana butting up against the death and destruction of zombie horror.

July 14, 2007
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

Funny films have been in short supply lately. Don't miss this one.

Full Review Source: San Diego Metropolitan

July 7, 2007
Mark Rahner
Seattle Times
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It's a one-gag movie that starts off clever and cute, but wears thin after half an hour, and ultimately is like an excruciating Enzyte commercial for an hour and a half.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 1.5/4

July 6, 2007
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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The movie's breezy, blood-flecked entertainment, with no aim other than to give you a giggle and a shriek.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

July 6, 2007

It's beautifully filmed (in the saturated primary colors of 1950s-style Technicolor), and it features a performance by the veteran Scottish actor Billy Connolly that's a small marvel of comic resourcefulness.

Full Review Source: MTV

July 6, 2007
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

[Director Currie] never lets the commentary overwhelm the humor, and the echoes of Douglas Sirk melodramas and Lassie movies just add to the fun.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: B

July 5, 2007
M. K. Terrell
Christian Science Monitor

This spoof of 1950s attitudes is also a witty commentary on 21st-century issues such as homeland security and illegal immigration.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: B-

July 5, 2007
Andrew Wright
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

Boasts a premise that might make for an amusing Far Side panel -- '50s suburbia with zombie servants -- and... doesn't do much else with it, actually.

Full Review Source: The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

July 4, 2007
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