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Friday, March 14th 2008

10:04 AM

Opening Today: Doomsday - UPDATED

  • Posted by: Steve Biodrowski

DOOMSDAY - the sci-fi action-thriller from writer-director Neil Marshall - opens today. Set 25 years in the future, after a plauge has decimated Scotland, the story follows an elite team that heads into the quarantined country, searching for the cure that has allowed some of the population to survive, creating a savage, brutal, primitive society that resents the outsiders who left them to die.

Unfortunately, Universal Pictures did not pre-screen the film for critics. This is never a good sign, but we enjoyed Marshall's previous films, DOG SOLDIERS and THE DESCENT, enough to hope that DOOMSDAY will turn out equally good.

Find showtimes and theatres here.

RELATED INTERVIEW: Neil Marshall on "Doomsday"

UPDATE: Read my review at Cinefantastique Online.

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