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28 Weeks Later... Reviews

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Mike Barnard
Future Movies UK
May 11, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Jonathan W. Hickman
Entertainment Insiders
May 11, 2007
Aside from some gruesome twisty kills, Weeks Later overall is very predictable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Gina Carbone
Seacoast Newspapers (NH/Maine)
May 18, 2007
This film desperately needs a Cillian Murphy look; a Brendan Gleeson heart; a Naomie Harris spirit.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.75/4
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
May 11, 2007
A frenetic killing machine -- illogical, telling in its grasp of human nature and utterly incapable of embracing the humanity it wants to show us.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
May 8, 2007
28 Weeks Later starts strong, but it quickly disavows any potential it may have had as a dramatic piece and veers directly into inanity, eschewing character, tension or plot for a chase scene that lasts for maybe 45 minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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James Berardinelli
May 9, 2007
Another week, another disappointing summer sequel. So it goes...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle
May 11, 2007
Director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo hurns out a straightforward cinematic gorefest that's competent and repulsive but not much else.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Edward Douglas
May 9, 2007
Tries way too hard to recapture the magic of the first movie ... lacks the emotional impact, replacing it with more common horror movie cliches.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Jeff Bayer
The Scorecard Review
March 3, 2008
The infected just seem to bite, spit blood, scream and repeat a little too much.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
May 11, 2007
28 Weeks Later holds itself to the same standards as its brilliant predecessor, but those very standards also accentuate its shortcomings.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Brian Orndorf
May 10, 2007
The film isn't simply bad, it's a trainwreck.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Beth Accomando
June 5, 2007
It's a mindless, occasionally entertaining entry into the genre but it brings nothing fresh or innovative to the table. It's too bad because the first film was so good and Fresnadillo looked like a promising choice to take over.
Rebecca Murray
May 9, 2007
Argue all you want that this is what kids do in horror movies, that doesn't make the silly set-ups any less annoying.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Cole Smithey
May 5, 2007
This isn't just a bad movie. It's a cut-and-paste example of how movie sequels are predictably inferior to their ancestors.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Joshua Tyler
May 8, 2007
Unlike the original movie, it has absolutely nothing to say except stay tuned and give us your money.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media
August 26, 2010
Apocalyptic zombie sequel isn't for the squeamish.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Adam Fendelman
September 21, 2007
If a heart-palpitating, seat-jittering gore fest happily gets your blood boiling, you'll indeed seethe infinitely more this time around.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Chris Kaltenbach
Baltimore Sun
July 10, 2007
28 Weeks Later doesn't match the impact of its predecessor.
Read More | Original Score: C+
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound
July 14, 2007
More of the same, with decidedly mixed results.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 10, 2007
A total failure.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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