A California Magazine with Local Focus and Global Appeal:
Community - Entertainment - Human Interest


Weekly issues every Saturday morning and other special articles throughout the week — there's something for everyone. Check out our sister site KRL News & Reviews for even more articles every week.

Previous post:

Next post:


The Crazies: Movie Review

IN THE July 17 ISSUE

FROM THE 2010 Articles,
andBooks & Tales,
andFantasy & Fangs,
andMovies,
andTeens
SECTIONS

by Allison Mackie

crop of The Crazies wallpaper

Welcome to Pierce County
Friendliest Place on Earth

What would you do if everyone in your hometown suddenly started acting not only completely crazy, but homicidal? If your friends and family members turned into glassy-eyed, uncontrollable monsters, what would you do to survive? If the small, desolate town you knew suddenly became a hell on earth, what measures would you take to ensure you and your loved ones survived? The Crazies, based on the 1973 movie of the same name, makes audiences ponder those haunting questions while delivering plenty of thrills. Breck Eisner (Sahara) directs this suspenseful reinvention of the George A. Romero classic.

A fast-paced and well-acted horror/thriller, The Crazies is a cut above most remakes. Surprisingly entertaining, this R-rated film — rated R for bloody violence and language — doesn’t rely on the unknown element, but takes a deeper look into events that could in fact occur in your own town. This non-fiction aspect of the story is what leaves you with lasting chills.

The Crazies wallpaper

Timothy Olyphant and Radha Mitchell star in The Crazies


This film is now available on Blu-Ray and DVD.

Allison Mackie is 15 years old and an ongoing contributor to our Teen Talk section; although she enjoys many things, her passion is writing.

{ 0 comments… add one now }

Leave a Comment

Twitter ID
(ID only; No links or "@" symbols)

CommentLuv badge

Previous post:

Next post:

  • Arts & Entertainment

  • Books & Tales

  • Community

  • Education

  • Food Fun

  • Helping Hands

  • Hometown History

  • Pets

  • Teens

  • Terrific Tales