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Shadows of the Dead (2004)

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"A couple's weekend getaway turns into a nightmare after they are stranded in the woods and discover what they assume to be a dead body. The assumption is wrong and John (Jonathan Flanigan) and his girlfriend Jennifer (Beverly Hynds) are infected with a deadly disease that will soon ravage their bodies. With no place to go, and no one to turn to, they are forced to find shelter in a deserted cabin. This is where they'll find safety, but this is also where they'll experience a slow and torturous death. They must come to terms with their inevitable deaths, the temptation to kill others to sustain their own lives, and the consequences of murder. They will cling to one another's love and support, but in the end.... all great love stories end tragically."


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Review Date: 06 January 2005 My Rating: out of 5

 

Whilst I am not adverse to new things, I'm afraid to report that this dramatic horror movie failed to make much of an impact.

When John and Jennifer breakdown in the woods, John is attacked and bitten by what they had assumed to be a corpse. John slowly begins to change as the couple try to survive their terrifying ordeal.

The film started out really well, with good conversation and a pretty funny joke that actually made me chuckle.

I was interested to see how the filmmaker would pull off a story with only two main characters in limited locations, and it was pleasantly enjoyable until the kids made it to an abandoned cabin.

The film then went downhill as they talked and talked and talked, and even talked in their heads. I'm all for a strong message but absolutely nothing happened for the rest of the movie. I can't recall the last time I contemplated hitting fast forward but I did here.

It seems to me that the filmmakers and cast are all very capable, but for whatever reason the project just didn't come together as well as they had hoped.

OVERALL SUMMARY
A nice idea, but a poorly executed one. Many people have called this a 'Cabin Fever' rip off, but I probabaly would have enjoyed it more if it had been.




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