Movie Review: 28 Weeks Later

Before it rip into this movie, let me say that I did see the first one, and thought it was mediocre. It had an interesting idea of waking up to find everyone gone. However, I was annoyed at the first film for shooting mini-DV, and hyping everyone up to believe that it looks as good as film. It didn't. Now, onto 28 weeks later, where the filmmakers did choose film as the medium. However, despite how clean it looks, they managed to make it worse than the first. How so? Well, they overuse the handheld technique and edit it like a seizure, that at many times I couldn't even look at the screen. This makes Cloverfield look like a Summer's breeze. That wasn't the only problem of the film. As it keeps on breaking its own rules(IE: A non-military personnel having all the keys to get inside the most important military confines, "come on!"). This movie is laden with useless crap, and irritatingly jerky style of movement that at times I was wondering if I was really going to finish this movie.
The only redeeming value of this film is the thought of Robert Carlyle as a zombie. See this at your own risk.
1.5 out of 5

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