Dead Town Zombie Comedy Continues With Episode two
Dead Town unveiled its second episode yesterday the 13th of June 2016. The latest installment is part of an ongoing Comedy, Horror series. Centered on a zombie outbreak, the exhibition presents cannibal corpses mixed with survivalist hijinx. Written, directed and produced by Peter Mckeirnon. “Dead Town” streams on YouTube.
“Dead Town” is an exquisite blend of Comedy and Horror. This is a result of a successful Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign launched last year. The story follows a rag-tag group of survivors. Their quest for survival across the zombie ravaged streets of Runcorn, England.
Michael Hagen portrays the average Joe archetype John Diant. Neil Gallagher portrays hardcore survivalist and Joe’s brother Butty. Rounding out the group is the blunt talker 80’s Dave, portrayed by Karl Davies.
“This Must be the place” is lighter on the action sequences than the pilot episode. Yet, the comedic element takes over with this filler chapter. The trio embarks on a mission to find Joe’s daughter. This soon-to-be-introduced character is Emily. Yet, time is their enemy. In a desperate yet calculated strategy, the group seeks refuge in a nearby home. This is where the story gets strange. Residing at the address is a seventeen-year-old named Brittan. Upon first glance, the viewer will question the validity of Brittan’s age. The character has an appearance well beyond forty years of age. To compound this comedy Brittan suffers from agoraphobia.
“This Must be the place” is chock full of sarcasm and well-structured comedy relief. At the same time its clean humor that most young adults can enjoy. In this episode, zombies and the gore factor is on a simplistic level. Yet, audiences will find entertainment with the spotlight given to the band of survivors.
Don’t fret. “Dead Town” does not offer typical amateurish quality with most YouTube series. From a technical aspect, the production value is outstanding. The cinematography presented is with great effectiveness. Also, the acting is above satisfactory. Dialogue finds delivery with believability and with good form. Also, for a small scale budgeted-production, the practical effects do excel.
“Dead Town” episode two has a running time of just over twenty-two minutes in length. For more information and more videos please visit the “Dead Town” Youtube Page.