Ep. 02-09: 28 Days Later (2002)

A little known virus called RAGE is released from the confines of a test laboratory and, twenty-eight days later, Jim awakens from a coma to find himself in an abandoned London. But it’s not completely empty… fast, rabid, humanoids will chase you down and infect you with the virus they now host, by clawing, biting, or spewing blood. Jim eventually finds others and they seek protection at a military outpost. But are the radio broadcasts promising salvation legitimate, or just a lure to exploit the weak, hungry, and desperate?

28 Days Later is a milestone in 21st-century horror cinema, being the first movie to introduce the concept of fast-moving “zombies.” Join Tim and David as they discuss Danny Boyle and Alex Garland’s masterpiece, and the key elements that make this film a modern classic. Listen… as Johnny Has the Keys takes you to a post-apocalyptic future where nothing safe and the only choice when confronted with the ravenous is to run… and pray that you’re faster.

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