New Netflix Korean zombie series getting rave reviews
If you like gore, zombies and Korean shows - then you'll love this
We've all collectively come to the conclusion that Korean Netflix shows are better than most things - and now, the platform's new Korean zombie series is getting mad reviews online.
Since the rise of Hwang Dong-hyuk's Squid Game last year, Korean streaming choices have been booming - and while there are plenty to choose from, many of which we collected here, All of Us Are Dead is being raved about across the internet.
Guardian film critic Stuart Heritage said: “This is the third Korean Netflix original in just a few months to blow me away."
While the show initially had a Rotten Tomatoes score of 100 per cent, that rating has dropped ever so slightly to 86 per cent and yet the horror series is still trending on both Netflix and Twitter following its release on January 28.
all of us are dead cliffhanger ending wtf 💀 is this a hint for season 2 or nah?!!! 😩 pic.twitter.com/N9bjRdCT9z
— 𝕁𝕙𝕖𝕟 🌸 (@vanillasundaeiu) January 29, 2022
The thriller is based on the web-toon Now At Our School, which follows a group of students as their school becomes ground zero for a ravenous zombie outbreak.
“Zombies have overrun our school. Will you escape, die or unite to survive?” Netflix questioned in the show's description.
Starring more emerging Korean talent, the show features Yoon Chan-young, Park Ji-hoo and Jo Yi-hyun as students beating zombies left, right and centre.
iM SO FUCKING SAD I PULLED AN ALL NIGHTER FOR ALL OF US ARE DEAD THEN URE GIVING ME THAT ENDING
— َwill be seeing dreamies (@NAJAEMINL0ML) January 28, 2022
Speaking to Tatler, the show's director Lee Jae-kyoo said: “I think these conflicts between genders and classes and different hierarchies, appear everywhere and in all corners of the world.
“It just shows through at the school because that’s the setting.
“But after you’re done watching, I think you will believe that these are actually universal themes that we can all resonate with."
welp , I know what I’m watching https://t.co/pECtMAKDfw
— lil cal 🩸 (@calfrmda4) February 1, 2022
On Friday, the show even overtook Euphoria as the most talked-about series on Twitter.
While the critically acclaimed Euphoria saw 43k mentions, All Of Us Are Dead received an impressive 71k mentions, reports Variety.
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