Shaun of the Dead Reviews

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October 6, 2013
Mixing horror and humor is no mean feat, but Shaun Of The Dead tightens throats in fear without making the laughs stick there in the process.
October 6, 2013
The pasty, scruffy Pegg shows a surprising amount of range for the unlikely hero of a zombie flick.
October 6, 2013
The movie bogs down and the humor seems to dry up, though the blood continues to well, spurt and spew.
June 24, 2006
The cast make a cosy fit, the patter is still sitcom snappy, but Wright also has the visual snap to carry this saga of backyard apocalypse.
October 19, 2004
The zombie-movie genre already has some wink-wink funny entries, but this U.K. smash hit, written by Pegg and Wright, takes the prize. It's a bloody hoot.
October 6, 2004
For those who don't mind a little laughter with their zombies (or perhaps it should be the other way around), this is an unusual source of entertainment.
November 3, 2018
Wright's style is pure, cartoon aesthetic: all quick cuts, sharp points of focus, the precise merging of sound with a cut or pan and the crowd-pleasing use of pop tunes.
December 18, 2017
Shaun of the Dead is a cute, successful zombie spoof built on a central joke: if the undead actually came to London, supposedly turned-on town of nattering youth, no one would really notice.
August 24, 2017
It's nice to see a film where the writing is so immediately brilliant that a certain part of you relaxes.
October 7, 2014
It may only be April, but what we have here is pretty likely to be the British comedy of the year, its knockout final punchline planting a silly grin on your face that takes some while to fade.
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