Wednesday, July 9

28 DAYS LATER / *** (R): "
Director Danny Boyle ('Train-spotting') shoots on video to give his film an immediate, documentary feel, and also no doubt to make it affordable; a more expensive film would have had more standard action heroes, and less time to develop the quirky characters. Spend enough money on this story, and it would have the depth of 'Armageddon.' Alex Garland's screenplay develops characters who seem to have a reality apart from their role in the plot--whose personalities help decide what they do, and why.


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