The Breakdown of 28 Days Later

As a writer and podcaster on movies, I admit that I can sometimes fall into hyperbole when discussing movies that were major influences or reshaped a genre. It is very hard to argue against Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later being the most important and influential zombie picture since the game-changing Night of the Living Dead. The 2002 indy horror brought zombies back to the mainstream and played a huge part in making them one of the most popular monsters. A popularity that still stands today and has seen the creatures show up in all kinds of mediums and even in different types of genres.

We discuss why it was major influence and how it turned out to be such a surprise hit. As well, we look at how it holds up today, how it stands out among other horror movies, what is the lasting legacy and look at the major careers that it launched. 

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