Night Of The Comet
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1984 | 15 | 95 minutes | £ 14.99 ( Dual format Blu- ray/ DVD)/£ 13.99 ( DVD)
is a fan of this post- apocalyptic curiosity, and it’s easy to see why. Drenched in pop culture references, led by heroic teen girls, it’s a clear antecedent of Buffy The Vampire Slayer.
The Day Of
Stealing a cue from The Triffids, the film takes place after the titular comet has wreaked global havoc. Surviving valley girls Regina ( Catherine Mary Stewart) and Samantha ( Kelli Maroney) join forces with Hector ( Robert Beltran) and fight to survive.
Downbeat and melancholic, it’s more interesting than funny. But the combo of ’ 80s pop, zombie attacks and a doomy red sky make for a unique end of the world.
Four lengthy interviews and a trailer. Will Salmon