TRAILER: Pontypool

Anyone who knows me, knows I love a good zombie film. And here so happens to be one that I came across for the first time this morning. It's an independent Canadian flick titled Pontypool.

Intrigued? So was I. Here are a few actual clips from the movie that shed some light into the mysterious town of Pontypool.

What I find interesting here is the novel concept of the way the virus is spread; through means of communication.

In a panel discussion about the film, the director, Bruce McDonald, stressed that the victims of the virus were not zombies but instead referred to them as "Conversationalists." But even more creepy is the way he described the stages of the disease:

There are three stages to this to this virus. The first stage is you might begin to repeat a word. Something gets stuck. And usually it's words that are terms of endearment like sweetheart or honey. The second stage is your language becomes scrambled and you can't express yourself properly. The third stage you become so distraught at your condition that the only way out situation you feel, as an infected person, is to try and chew your way through the mouth of another person.

Yeah. Very creepy. The film is set for limited release on May 29.
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