New York Times - 04/11/2006
"[T]he low-budget love child of THE EVIL DEAD and REFORM SCHOOL GIRLS..."
Tony Todd (CANDYMAN) gives yet another scream-worthy performance in the horror film SHADOW: DEAD RIOT. When a serial killer is put to death after being caught, his spirit refuses to rest, resurfacing on earth in order to cause more misery for mankind. Drawn to a women's jail, Shadow seeks out an inmate by the name of Solitaire. But unfortunately for Shadow, it seems he may have met his match, as the fearless Solitaire eagerly rounds up her own army in order to defeat Shadow's ungodly zombie brigade.
Description by Media Blasters:
Horror icon Tony Todd (Clive Barker's "Candyman" series) delivers his most powerful and evil performance as "Shadow', an executed and resurrected serial killer who invades a women's prison in search of the girl known only as Solitaire (Carla Greene)! Solitaire senses her impending doom and prepares to single-handedly take on Shadow and his army of zombies in a supernatural martial arts showdown! Shadow: Dead Riot is a unique stylistic fusion of Asian-style action, zombie horror and women's prison drama.
Martial Arts |
Prison / Prisoners |
Serial Killers |