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Doomsday (movie)
« on: March 16, 2008, 10:57:47 AM »
Doomsday (IMDB)
"A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infection millions and kills hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three decades later, the Reaper virus violently resurfaces in a major city. An elite group of specialists, including Eden Sinclair, is urgently dispatched into the still-quarantined country to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare."

It's what would happen if you put Æon Flux in to 28 Weeks Later and made her escape Thunder Dome to get to the Renaissance Festival to save the world.

Not a bad movie, but one that isn't worth paying to see on the big screen.
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Re: Doomsday (movie)
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2008, 09:15:01 PM »
Wow.  The screen shots on imdb make it look like it's straight out of Mad Max.  Now I have to find some way to convince my wife there's a love story mixed in with the motorcycles and zombies... ???
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Re: Doomsday (movie)
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2008, 04:26:20 AM »
that looks like a clasick slab of chease!
is it not by the same director as dog soldures and desent?
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Re: Doomsday (movie)
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2008, 11:46:10 AM »
that looks like a clasick slab of chease!
is it not by the same director as dog soldures and desent?

Neil Marshall is the director of:
Doomsday (2008)
The Descent (2005)
Dog Soldiers (2002)
Combat (1999)

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Re: Doomsday (movie)
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2008, 12:05:44 PM »
Doomsday (IMDB)
"A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infection millions and kills hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three decades later, the Reaper virus violently resurfaces in a major city. An elite group of specialists, including Eden Sinclair, is urgently dispatched into the still-quarantined country to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare."

It's what would happen if you put Æon Flux in to 28 Weeks Later and made her escape Thunder Dome to get to the Renaissance Festival to save the world.

Not a bad movie, but one that isn't worth paying to see on the big screen.

Thanks for the heads-up, man.  I did think it looked a lot like the Road Warrior, only with a freshly-showered Kate Beckinsale look-a-like instead of a dirty, grimy Mel Gibson one.  I would like to check it out, but probably on DVD.

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Re: Doomsday (movie)
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2008, 12:54:20 AM »
i found the movie delightfully entertaining.  its obviously an excuse for a giant action mash up, and it does it very well i think.  it is by far not a great movie, but it was very very fun to watch.  it is very rediculous, but thats what i loved about it!  there was no reason to have a random sect of medieval culture next to a punk rock cannibalistic one.  and of course there was the sexy car chase thrown in for good measure.
and i would say Æon Flux, 28 Weeks Later, Resident Evil, and something like Alexander or Braveheart
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Re: Doomsday (movie)
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2008, 07:57:09 PM »
"If you're hungry, why not have a piece of your friend?" :)
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Re: Doomsday (movie)
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2008, 01:52:29 AM »
he he he

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