Famously, the film is Romero’s thinly veiled up-yours to consumerist Western society, to the ‘zombies’ who loll around suburban shopping malls in real life, pressing their noses against store windows in awe at the spectacle of desire.
Now consider the 21st century, in which anyone who wishes to make do with the cycle of covet and consume fed to them via digital television and the internet can indulge in it without ever leaving their armchair.
Audiences will Davina Mc Call in a new light in Charlie Brooker's new zombie meets Big Brother Drama.
Charlie Brooker is best known as the ranting, raving TV critic rallying against stupidity on the small screen.
I truly loved this, I love zombie movies (yes even the crap and extremely cheesy ones too) and this was the best millennium zombie based survival horror I have ever seen.
When zombies attack all of the audience outside, the Big Brother contestants are unaware of the death outside the fan-proof (and zombie-proof) big brother house until the show's runner, Kelly, comes into the house and warns them of the doom outside.