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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 03.18.11] post apocalyptic movie trailer news musical comedy

I've really dislike musicals. In fact the only musical I've even remotely enjoyed was Dr. Horrible's Sing-A-Long Blog, but even then I wanted to fast forward the songs after four bars. It's weird, because I like music (even play it) and I like movies, so why don't I like the two together?

In Sudden Death, a short film written and directed by Adam Hall, Los Angeles has been overtaken by a virus known as "Sudden Death Syndrome," a disease that causes its victims to die suddenly and has only one symptom... spontaneously breaking into well-choreographed song and dance.

I think Hall is banking on a viral sensation akin to Wheddon's Dr. Horrible. It certainly exudes the same kind of colorful charm. It's not nearly as funny as it thinks it is though and I have my doubts whether or not it will live up to its own idea of what makes it "clever." Then again, John Larroquette is in it wearing a captains hat, so what do I know from comedy?

Trailer for Sudden Death after the break.

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Simon (11 years ago) Reply

If you feel like buying this movie, which I was inspired to do after watching this short - check out their site & buy page here:


Xannder (11 years ago) Reply

Hmmm, To quote my ex "It must be Bunnies!! Bunnies... It must be BUNNIES!!!!!... Or maybe midgets."


Phoebe (11 years ago) Reply

Exactly, Xander! More like Buffy than Dr. Horrible. Still Joss Whedon, though =)

Sorry about your wifey =(


racktrack (11 years ago) Reply

Saw this at a festival. SO HILARIOUS

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