Thursday, June 30, 2011

Fido (2006)

When the Earth passed through a cloud of space dust and the dead arose from their graves to devour the flesh of the living, it first seemed that all hope for humanity was lost. Society's rapid slide into chaos, however, was soon halted when scientists at a company called ZomCom created a special collar that turned the rampaging animated corpses docile. Quiet and withdrawn, the skeptical young Timmy Robinson spends so much time locked away in his room that he's almost become invisible around the household. His mother Helen has recently purchased a zombie to help keep things tidy around the house though, and when the creature attempts to engage the curious youngster in a game of catch, a friendship is forged between boy and zombie that finds the amiable gut-muncher nicknamed Fido practically becoming a part of the family. Things take a turn for the worse however, when Fido's collar malfunctions and Timmy's neighbors begin dying in droves. When ZomCom's top zombie control specialist Mr. Bottoms moves in across the street from Timmy, the increasingly complicated situation threatens to place a serious stumbling block in the path of human-zombie relations.

Director: Andrew Currie
Writers: Robert Chomiak and Andrew Currie
Stars: Kesun Loder, Billy Connolly and Carrie-Anne Moss
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