Stephen McHattie, Lisa Houle, Georgina Reilly, Hrant Alianak, Rick Roberts / Fiction / English, French
Mind your language, there are bloodthirsty zombies present.
When a deadly virus breaks out in a small Ontario town, it falls to local radio DJ Grant Mazzy to determine the cause and find the cure. Loosely based on Tony Burgess’ novel Pontypool Changes Everything and featuring a charismatic central performance by Stephen McHattie (Watchmen), this ingenious twist on the classic zombie theme pulls no punches, delivering the requisite genre shocks and horrors whilst maintaining a wicked sense of humour throughout.
#1/ Wednesday 24 June, 2009 / 17:12 GMTGreat little spin on the zombie genre showing that going smaller is often a better approach than going "Michael Bay".
Stay till after the end credits to be bewildered.
#2 / Wednesday 24 June, 2009 / 21:48 GMTIt was rather disappointing though when the reasoning behind everything came out, I suspect the book will be a lot better.
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