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G.O.R.E. Score Review: Boy Eats Girl

Boy Eats Girl

Boy Eats Girl

Original Release Date: September 23, 2005
Run Time: 80 minutes

This is the first viewing I’ve ever had of a zombie movie that came out of Ireland, and I must say, I was pleasantly surprised.

“Boy Eats Girl” was clearly made in response to the success of 2004’s smash zom-com hit “Shaun of the Dead.” While this film obviously didn’t reach the same heights (in either exposure or quality), it does have some great high points and great takes on a lot of ideas that other zombie movies don’t pull off as effectively.

The movie clocks in at a scant 80 minutes long, which is probably to it’s advantage, and really doesn’t use any “name” actors, at least none that audiences here in the U.S. will be familiar with (the “biggest” star in the movie is Samantha Mumba, who is borderline-memorable for her singing career and role in the 2002 remake of “The Time Machine,” a movie I very much enjoyed). Everything else I want to say about the film falls under a Score category, so let’s get right to it!

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One comment on “G.O.R.E. Score Review: Boy Eats Girl

  1. […] and the piles of many other movies that have tried and met with varying degrees of success (see “Boy Eats Girl,” “Zombie Honeymoon,” and “Zombie Strippers,” to name just a […]

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