|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray, LOVEFiLM Instant|
|Starring:||Stephen McHattie, Lisa Houle, Georgina Reilly, Hrant Alianak, Rick Roberts, Boyd Banks, Tony Burgess, Rachel Burns, Raffaele Carniato, Daniel Fathers0135|
|Genres:||Horror, Thriller - Action/Adventure|
|Collections:||Cockneys and Zombies, Evil and/or Dead, The Undead, Top French Films, Ultimate Halloween|
|1hr 32 mins||15|
LOVEFiLM Instant Information
|Run time:||1 hour 32 minutes|
|Rental release:||To be confirmed|
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Starts strong but loses the plotBy connorobain (25 reviews) from Paisley , 06 Oct 2009
[Highly rated reviewer]Pontypool starts off as a marvelously crafted film, with the majortity of the drama being played out mainly by only 3 actors in one room (and a sound booth). the feeling of desolate isolation that you get from what little you do see of outside at the begining you carry with you all through the film and reinforces the feeling of despair. the plot has a unique twist on the zombie genre that could have been executed to a much better degree and thats where this movie starts to lose its pace. what starts of as a chilling and unnerving thriller soon decends into a baffeling farce complete with comedy doctor character, whom im sure isnt supposed to be in there for comedic effect but to me ended up so. it also trys (and fails) to follow along the lines of not answering all the questions ala cloverfield but by the end you are to conufused or just past the point of caring to take notice. its a good movie but falls short of great and you cant help but feel that it could have been so much better.
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A partial Zombie reinvention.By DoctorWho (112 reviews) from Epping , 21 May 2013This film seems to polarize opinion. We actually liked it. It was quite an original take on the current trend of Zombie/Virus infection type films. It was nicely shot and well acted. If you like stuff like 28 days later, then this is probably worth a go.
One of the strangest films that I've ever seen.By a customer , 19 May 2013I have literally no idea what happened in that film in that film in the film in that film in that film in that film
Slow burnerBy Yeti13 (6 reviews) , 13 May 2013I really liked this film. It's one of those films where not much happens but the dialogue keeps you intrigued. Original and simply crafted give it a go.
looks good but didn't live up to expectationsBy a customer , 26 Apr 2013not going to give any spoilers but not worth wasting your time. Was drawn out and nothing to keep you on the edge of your seat
Jae HusBy Mahj (2 reviews) , 22 Mar 2013Had the potential to be a very good film was was not. Giving it a 2 star is being generous.