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Canister X Movie Review #113: Undead (2003) - Canister X - A.P. Fuchs
Undead (2003) Written by The Spierig Brothers Directed by The Spierig Brothers Runtime 97 min. 4 out of 5 After having lost everything, Rene (played by Felicity Mason) tries to leave her hometown of Berkeley but is unable to get out when the town is struck with a meteor shower. Instead of leaving giant craters and demolished buildings in their wake, these meteors leave something else: an infection that transforms humans into zombies. The town now overrun with the undead, Rene barely survives and meets up with Marion (played by Mungo McKay), the town nut who claimed he was abducted by aliens a long time before. Soon joined by others, the group of survivors find temporary solace in Marion’s cabin before the dead come a’knockin’ and force their way in. Blood and guts ensue as this band of not-so-merry-men try and fight their way through throngs of the undead and leave town. They almost make it, too, if not for that giant, spike-laden wall bordering the town, keeping everyone inside. This flick starts off as your run-of-the-mill zombie movie. Nothing wrong with that. Not at all. The blood, the guts, the guns—ah, yes, everything that makes up a good zombie …