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The Living and the Dead Reviews

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March 31, 2008
...has elements of horror, as the plethora of knives and hypodermic needles point to, but this is a unique entry for those who like thought-provoking concepts served up with their grue.
| Original Score: B-
October 25, 2007
The Living and the Dead is not an easy movie to sit through, and its darkness may be a little mannered, but it's an elegant construction with real emotions buried deep inside.
October 25, 2007
This is a truly haunted movie.
Read More | Original Score: 4/6
October 24, 2007
A bizarre psychological study of degeneration and dependency, The Living and the Dead is a horror movie only in the most literal sense.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 24, 2007
Part neo-gothic horror, part empathetic schizoid freak-out, The Living and the Dead suggests an unlikely cross between Spider and Requiem for a Dream.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 23, 2007
This is great filmmaking in the sense that overplayed virtuoso guitar shredding is great music -- which is to say, not at all.
June 23, 2007
A striking study of madness that skirts horror territory.
April 20, 2007
A devious and admirably twisted little mind-bender of a genre flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
July 18, 2006
So genuinely horrific and unrelentingly sad and grim, many people will not have the stomach for it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 26, 2006
[F]ans of small horror stories and British indies with a dark side will certainly be entertained, though cross-over appeal to non-horror fans will probably be limited.
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