The Crazies (2010) – Review

✯✯✯½

George A. Romero’s original The Crazies was never exactly one of his best works as a director even though it is still entertaining enough while it lasted, but it’s easy to see why it earned the status of a cult classic. In 2010, Breck Eisner came around to offer his own spin on the same story and the results that come out not only result in one of the best examples of a horror movie remake in recent years but one that also is a good film at that. Breck Eisner’s take on George A. Romero’s The Crazies is not only something better than it even has much right to be and quite amazingly, it’s actually a rather solid ride. It may not be a great film at that, but even the original is not a film I would view under such a light. Continue reading →