Friday, November 01, 2002

LAB CHIMPANZEE UNLEASHES PLAGUE IN MOVIE

28 Days Later (18)
ANDREW CLARKE
November 1, 2002

After The Beach, perhaps it is understandable that fans of Danny Boyle and Andrew Macdonald, should feel rather nervous that Britain's leading film-talents had once again teamed up with Alex Garland to make their latest movie – the enigmatically titled 28 Days Later....

The highly contagious virus is released when a group of militant, idealistic animal rights protesters break into a laboratory and despite the pleading of a scientist, unlock the cage of a chimpanzee who has been infected with this virus.

Immediately the chimp attacks its supposed liberator and within minutes the hapless woman is exhibiting symptoms of the Rage Disease....