Despite the potentially ominous setting, this is a lethargic outing augmented by lifeless direction and a leaden script.
You would almost expect tongue planted firmly in cheek, yet this sagging clod of a movie takes itself quite seriously.
A stalk-and-slash film with very little stalking or slashing, little happens until the inevitably contrived conclusion.
Zombie fans will enjoy the numerous genre references, but many will see the same old tired and perfunctory plot devices.
B-movie fluff at best, dull at worst, and not a patch on the films it tries to emulate. Fortunately, it doesn’t take itself too seriously.
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