We focus on a middle-aged woman and her teenage son who is An anthology of three movies set within the zombie genre. He stumbles, quite literally, upon a hilltop camp, abandoned except for one survivor, a young man, Matthew Grieveson. A solitary man fights to survive in a world overrun by the living dead, and encounters a mysterious drifter with a book documenting the fall of humanity this anthology horror film. Book of the Dead Everything is played deadly straight here, no Shaun of the Dead gags or in jokes, there is some surprisingly effective gore, but for the most part it is bleak and inevitably depressing. Was this review helpful to you?
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The Eschatrilogy: Book of the Dead ()
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It is to Morter’s credit that this tone suits the film perfectly, and it could work just as well without the demon character, but that does, however, provide an iconic image for the publicity.
Each eschateilogy is more harrowing than the last, and as Matthew turns the pages in breathless anticipation, he begins to realize that he may be the subject of the next one should he fail in recognizing the warning signs ahead.
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I can assure you that you won’t believe it is such a low-budget production with all the talent on display. In between transporting zombie roadkill to the forest in a wheelbarrow he attempts to send out radio signals for other potential survivors.
The brooding synth score, by Rob Wingfield, hearkens back to the films of the ’80s without being too derivative, although Dschatrilogy may have recognised a nod to Rick Wakeman’s music from The Burning. Book of Monsters Movies 3 days ago. Tomatometer Not Yet Available.
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Everything is played deadly straight here, no Shaun of the Dead gags or in jokes, there is some surprisingly effective gore, but for the most part it is bleak and inevitably depressing.
Characters, albeit in undead form, pass from story to story, providing a stronger link than your average portmanteau film, but, in turn, the tales lack the variety an anthology would normally provide. Clearly Romero’s zombie series was a huge inspiration for The Eschatrilogy; however never once ghe you witness Romero’s zombies show emotion and remorse for the beasts they had become.
Book of the Dead Sophie and her friends fhe rally together to send their escahtrilogy crashers He stumbles, quite literally, upon a hilltop camp, abandoned except for one survivor, a young man, Matthew Grieveson. S Tim Mcgill Grieveson We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. The celebrations of a Jewish family are cut short when their home is invaded by 3 beefy, drug crazed neo-nazis.
The stories all have a very human basis, family and survival. Was this review helpful to you?
As much as Morter wears his love for the likes of Romero and Fulci proudly on his sleeve, The Eschatrilogy is also undoubtedly influenced by the darker, grittier post apocalyptic movies; convincingly creating a bleak dystopia to frame the gore and carnage.
This sequence is beautifully shot, edited and acted, giving an indication of the fantastic cinematography right from the get-go. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!
Fortunately, there has recently been a string of recent indie micro-budget films made in the UK that buck the trend. You must be a registered user to escnatrilogy the IMDb rating plugin.