Is there anyone who's seen movies 28 Days later(2002) & Dawn of the Dead(1978). I need to write a Th

Is there anyone who's seen movies 28 Days later(2002) & Dawn of the Dead(1978). I need to write a Th

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Dawn of the Dead (1978) & 28 Days Later (2002 The Cultural Product Dawn of the dead (1978) and 28 Days later are two of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful Hollywood films in the last few decades. Both the movies belong to the horror genre and do great justice to genre. This essay compares and contrasts both the movies as horror films from a cultural perspective. That is, the movies are viewed as products of culture and hence critic them from a perspective of cultural and social norms. Both, dawn of the dead and 28 days later, as horror films do justice to the genre. Before going further, it is necessary to understand the actual meaning of horror. Horror can be best defined as the feeling of intense pain or fear. Both the movies succeed in horrifying its audience. Dawn of the dead is more horrifying than 28 days later both from the perspective of the story and graphic violence. The late 70’s and the early 80’s was the period where there were many innovations in the filed of special effects make-up which is backed by new generation make-up artists (Schneider, 2004). This was clearly seen in the movie dawn of the dead. The movie depicted extreme graphic violence where in the mutilations and physical wounds were picturized convincingly and to perfection than ever before. The picturization of zombies in the movie is depicted in a gore manner. The violence in the
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  • Winter '11
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  • Sociology, 28 Days Later, Horror film, dawn

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