Horror movies, horror movie reviews, interviews, fiction reviews and more... Horror of Buried.com
Horror movies, horror movie reviews, interviews, fiction reviews and more... Horror of Buried.com
Horror movies, horror movie reviews, interviews, fiction reviews and more... Horror of Buried.com
Horror movies, horror movie reviews, interviews, fiction reviews and more... Horror of Buried.com
Horror movies, horror movie reviews, interviews, fiction reviews and more... Horror of Buried.com
Horror Movie Reviews | Horror Fiction Reviews | Horror Interviews | Horror Movie Trailers | Horror Movies Database
12.04.2016
Doomsday (2008)
Movie Review by The Gravedigger
03.16.08

Doomsday (2008) This is a very different movie for director Neil Marshall (THE DESCENT, DOG SOLDIERS). The premise is that in present day Scotland a virus called the Reaper Virus starts killing people by the hundreds and then thousands and no cure can be found. So what England does is construct a huge wall separating Scotland from the rest of the UK, letting those infected die off and hopefully keep the virus on that side of the massive wall. Then, we skip ahead over twenty years later, when the Reaper virus reappears in England and a team is sent into the zone to find a cure for the virus. The reason they think there is a cure is that there are people alive in the cities after all these years.

Among the team is Eden Sinclair (Rhona Mitra of SKINWALKERS), who would give Lara Croft a run for her money. She was rescued as a child just before that part of the country was cut off from the rest of the world, so in a sense she is returning home. She and her team soon find out that the survivors are feral and uncompromising and half of the soldiers are killed on the first night. Then, it's a matter of finding a doctor named Kane (Malcolm McDowell), who may still be alive and who may be the one who created a cure. However, Kane's son Saul is leader of the cannibal group and Kane himself, who lives like a king in an old castle, isn't all that much better for them to deal with.

Although primarily action-oriented there is plenty enough gore, such as when the cannibal group captures one of the doctors and has a barbecue. When leader Saul makes his appearance, dancing around on this stage the music he has blaring from speakers is from the band THE FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS.

DOOMSDAY is an intense movie, a part of that sub-genre of apocalyptic movies that was at its prime in the 80's. It's exactly like a MAD MAX movie!

» Search Database for Doomsday (2008)

Seen it? Rate it
Rating: 7.4 out of 10.0 - 7 votes cast total
buy on dvd  |  buy poster del.icio.us  |  digg  |  reddit
Enter your zipcode for movie listings:



» BACK TO HORROR MOVIES LIST
buy horror movie poster from allposters buy horror movie from amazon.com


HORROR & SCI-FI MOVIE REVIEWS
4785 total
Movie Review Search:


HORROR & SCI-FI MOVIE REVIEW CATEGORIES
Horror Movies A
Horror Movies B
Horror Movies C
Horror Movies D
Horror Movies E
Horror Movies F
Horror Movies G
Horror Movies H
Horror Movies I
Horror Movies J
Horror Movies K
Horror Movies L
Horror Movies M
Horror Movies N
Horror Movies O
Horror Movies P
Horror Movies Q
Horror Movies R
Horror Movies S
Horror Movies T
Horror Movies U
Horror Movies V
Horror Movies W
Horror Movies X
Horror Movies Y
Horror Movies Z
Horror Movies #
Movie Reviews by Year:

Recent Horror Movie & Sci-Fi Movie Reviews
Blu-Ray Horror Movie Reviews - Blu-Ray Times with Herr Doktor
Horror.net
Horror Search Engine and Directory
Buried.com
Horror movies horror fiction and more
Samhain
Halloween Search Engine and Directory
Haunted Houses
Directory of Haunted Houses & Attractions
Horror Movies
Horror and Sci-Fi Movies Database
Scream Queens
The Hottest Actresses In Horror Movies
Crypt Crawl
Horror and Halloween Directory
First Fright
Horror Press Releases & Horror News
FrightMaster
Your Horror Guide and Shopping
Horror Video Games Sites  ::  Mortal Kombat  -  MK Video Games & Movies Coverage  -  Mortal Kombat Nightmares  -  Welcome To Our World of Mortal Kombat
Buried.com | Everything That Is Horror | Horror Movies, Horror Fiction, Movie Trailers, Interviews & More Since 1998 | Part of the Horror.net Horror Network
Horror Movies, Horror Movie Reviews, Horror Movie Trailers, Horror Fiction, Horror Fiction Reviews, Horror Interviews, Horror Press, Horror Forums
Copyright © 1998- Horror.net :: The Web's Deadliest Horror Network. Property of GlassPlanet Design. Web Hosting by GlassPlanet