|studio||Peace Arch Entertainment's Archetype Films|
|starring||Billy Zane, Jordan Madley, Maggie Castle, Shauna MacDonald, Michael Rhoades|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
Synopsis"Mad" is a horror-thriller in which a doctor and his teenage daughter are terrorized by flesh-eating zombies at a truck stop.
In many ways the 1970’s and ‘80’s were a simpler time in horror cinema. Films passed through the newly developed multiplexes with a lot less labels and a fair amount of lower expectations. It was a time when horror hybrids like CRITTERS or ATTACK OF THE KILLER TOMATOS! offered little more than a good time to be had for a $2.25 ticket price. Take pot shots where you will. Cast the blame on the barrage of self-referential cinema that proponents like Quentin Tarantino and Kevin Williamson peppered the cinematic landscape with in the 1990’s. Sling your arrows at the birth of us, the Internet film pundits, for taking the over-analysis of movie making far beyond the poignant prose of Pauline Kale. Perhaps, even this opening paragraph is to blame—too much thought and effort put into prologue for another direct-to-video Zomedy. So, I’ll take my medicine with the rest of you as I opine on the merits of THE MAD. …Read More