Day 26: 28 Days Later (2002)

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Today is Day 26 and we’re talking about Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later!! It’s not exactly accurate to call this a “zombie” movie, as many of the usual tropes aren’t on display here. Instead, there’s an Ebola-like disease called Rage that infects people and causes them to be much more aggressive and animalistic than they would otherwise be, granting them what appears to be superhuman speed and agility (I wonder if this movie started the whole “fast” zombie thing?) But then again, there’s obviously many zombie elements on display here, especially what happens if one of these Rage fueled people bite you. The movie starts out as an animal activist …

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Day 25: Ringu (1998)

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It’s Day 25 of 31 Days of Horror and is it just me, or has this year really flown by? I seriously can’t believe Halloween is already less than a week away!! Today we’re talking about Ringu, which is the Japanese movie that was remade into The Ring. These films have nearly identical plot points and key scenes, but this is the rare occasion where I actually STRONGLY prefer the remake, and it’s mostly due to the small changes made, as well as a key few differences in style. As such, I’ll be (sort of) reviewing them together. Both movies are about a mysterious VHS tape that contains a creepy, …

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