Dawn of the Dead Reviews

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August 5, 2019
In addition to satisfying the demands of fans of this genre, Dawn of the Dead offers a bitter reflection on the lack of human solidarity. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 3, 2019
Romero expands on the idea of a post-apocalyptic United States of America with plenty of smarts and classic zombie effects.
August 23, 2017
. . . I recently watched Dawn of the Dead, and I'm happy to tell you, George Romero's film has still got it.
October 14, 2014
George Romero's horrific sequel to Night Of The Living Dead finds the zombies still shuffling around Pittsburgh.
October 7, 2013
Cynical, devastating and relentless, director George A Romero's gruelling masterpiece about the American Dream turning into a terrifying nightmare is a brilliant blend of black comedy and hip, if harrowing, carnage.
October 7, 2008
Romero's script is banal when not incoherent.
July 23, 2008
This sequel to Night of the Living Dead (1968) abandoned the shadowy black-and-white creepiness of its progenitor in favor of a brightly lit color canvas that was bigger, broader, and bloodier.
October 29, 2007
Romero's framing of social ills via his rotting, walking metaphors is ingenious but it's the more subtle, unspoken statements that register with the greatest force.
September 24, 2007
This is both a fine straight-up horror and an archly sly comment on consumer society.
July 29, 2007
Romero, who was his own editor this time out, keeps the scenes clipped and purposeful.
July 10, 2007
In a rare league of ingenious horror films that are utterly timeless...
March 29, 2007
Dawn of the Dead abandons easy scare tactics in favor of a darkly satirical assault on bourgeois culture, traditional notions of masculinity, and rampant consumerism.
March 29, 2007
Romero's sensibility approaches the Swiftian in its wit, accuracy, excess, and profound misanthropy.
February 21, 2007
Between atrocities the movie has its funny moments and funny lines. It's just difficult to relish the humor when you're dripping in so much gore.
January 26, 2006
Undoubtedly the zombie movie to end 'em all.
June 26, 2005
April 15, 2005
I still get queasy thinking about the biker and the blood pressure machine!
November 11, 2004
Romero's apocalyptic vision looks more like prophecy than fiction.
November 10, 2004
Grim, gruelling but beautifully shot, this is intelligent, sophisticated horror.
October 23, 2004
Dawn of the Dead is one of the best horror films ever made -- and, as an inescapable result, one of the most horrifying. It is gruesome, sickening, disgusting, violent, brutal and appalling.
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