|release date||June 28 2013|
|director||Alex Craig Mann|
|writer||Alex Craig Mann, Rob Rinow|
|starring||Jacob Zachar, Alexa Nikolas, Christa B. Allen|
|tagline||When there is no room in hell, the dead go to detention|
SynopsisA group of oddball high school students find themselves trapped in detention with their classmates having turned into a horde of Zombies.
To be honest, I’ve never been a big fan of parody films. There are some exceptions, like the first Scary Movie, Shaun of the Dead or Spaceballs, but those films generally had some brains behind the humour, and didn’t come across as a bad live-action episode of Family Guy. With Detention of the Dead, actor-turned-director Alex Craig Mann has taken pieces of Edgar Wright’s zom-com and thrown in 80s classic The Breakfast Club and put the mixture to film. What’s there is a parody, but is it one worth laughing about? …Read More