Dawn Of The Dead

Synopsis: Ana goes home to her peaceful suburban residence, but she is unpleasantly surprised the morning that follows when her husband is brutally attacked by her zombified neighbor. In the chaos of her once picturesque neighborhood, Ana flees and stumbles upon a police officer named Kenneth, along with more survivors who decide that their best chances of survival would be found in the deserted Crossroads Shopping Mall. When supplies begin running low and other trapped survivors need help, the group comes to the realization that they cannot stay put forever at the Shopping Mall, and devise a plan to escape.
Director(s): Zack Snyder
Production: Universal Pictures
  1 win & 17 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
101 min

Right? Something like that.

There's probably some second unit stuff

mixed in from later

but pretty much up until a point

well into the movie,

- we shot everything chronologically.

- Yeah.

lt was cool to do that.

Here comes Vivian. She's mad.

And people think that's their kid.

- There's good old Justin waking up.

- Yeah, he was cool.

We shot this all in the back of the mall.

There was an abandoned department store

and we built this set inside the mall.

So we were actually inside

a department store where we built this set.

That's David Anderson make-up work.

Watch this stretchy bit.

l love this stretchy bit.

Right there, that's all good.

l also like the arterial pump,

that was just great.

This is a bad morning for her, clearly.

That was the eyes

that were done by Mr. later.

And everybody loves that jump up,

she was on a wire,

where she jumped up there.

- People do like that.

- lt's subtle.

She's banging to get in.

Now here comes a good...

Basically what she's doing is

reaching for the artery.

Damon Caro, who was

the zombie movement coordinator,

was saying, ''With that injury you'd reach in

and try and pinch the artery off.''

But she couldn't, that's why she's upset.

And then clearly here he squirts the last...

That's too bad.

And Sarah sold it so well.

We met with her up in Toronto.

We didn't think we'd get her

and she was the first person we wanted,

the person we wanted most, top of our list.

For some reason, some lapse

in judgement on her part, she was...

This is one of my favourite bits,

crashing into the tub.

- Yeah. People love this.

- Ow!

- ''How'd you do that?''

- A stuntwoman did it in one take.

Crashed into the tub.

And she goes, ''What do you think?''

And l go, ''What do l think?

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James Gunn

James Gunn is an American filmmaker, actor, novelist, and musician. He started his career as a screenwriter in the mid-1990s, writing the scripts for Tromeo and Juliet, Scooby-Doo and its sequel Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004), and the 2004 version of Dawn of the Dead. more…

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