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Double Feature | Year 2 (2010)
The most packed episode ever? Two very important “horror” films that went above and beyond their genre. What makes 28 Weeks Later and Cloverfiend so brilliant? A quick word on 28 Days Later. A twenty minute conversation about the first ten minutes of 28 Weeks Later. Being rapidly forced through the stages of grief. Compassion vs. self preservation. Looking death in the face. The physical zombie. Why the rage virus? Reflecting on the split decisions. What’s important in terms of horror. The original ending of 28 Weeks Later. Complete camera geek out! How to shoot day-for-night (american night). How to accomplish the “infected camera” look in more detail than you really cared for. Slusho? Chese? Cloverfield! Common reasons to not like Cloverfield (and why they’re ALL bullshit). The often overlooked accomplishments of the camera style. The monster as the b-story. The vast list of iconic moments from Cloverfield. Easter eggs. Eric goes to the ER.
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28 Weeks Later
Released: May 11, 2007
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Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Writer: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Rowan Joffe, EL Lavigne, Jesus Olmo
Starring: Robert Carlyle, Rose Byrne, Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau
Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.
Released: January 18, 2008
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Director: Matt Reeves
Writer: Drew Goddard
Starring: Lizzy Caplan, Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller
Revolves around a monster attack in New York as told from the point of view of a small group of people.