Will Preston

DVD Review – World of the Dead: The Zombie Diaries 2 (2011)

by on Jun.21, 2011, under Films, Flickering Myth, Review

Now don’t get me wrong when I get my teeth into the entrails of this one: I am a fan of the zombie genre. I just feel that everything within it has been overdone. And then overdone again. And again and again. When Richard Methson originally wrote I Am Legend, I think he had little idea of how his theme of isolation and survival would be retold countless times in various formats. We’ve seen Romero’s work put social commentary into the zombie genre with Dawn of the Dead as well. But really, I don’t think there’s much more to be done with introducing the shambling groans of the undead into an apocalypse story. I haven’t seen the original Zombie Diaries film, but I doubt this sequel would be an improvement.

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