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question about theater scene *spoilers*


i saw a lcip of this, who was the girl in the theater when all the zombies started to come in and sit around her?

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She was one of the main characters, her name was Toni. She and another girl followed this rich guy around as his lovers. At one point they sent Toni to the movies by herself and the zombies got her. She deserved it though, she stole some popcorn from the concession stand!

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LOL @ Acidsian. She was a sexy little thing, tho. That cute little butt. Anyway, she was a slut. All sluts in scary movies bite the dust. Surely, she was no exception.

Seriously now, the theater scene is one of the most genuine-bone-fide scary scenes I've ever had the pleasure to view. The whole movie is criminally underrated. I can't help but think that Romero saw the supermarket scene and capitalized on it with the best horror film of all time...Dawn of the Dead.

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That scene scared the heck out of me. When the two people sat on either side of her, you just knew it was over for her. Then, when the doors were locked and she screamed, wow! It seemed though that the zombies cared more for the movie than her. It's like there was still a human part of them that remembered their lives, to a small degree. They couldn't be bothered with her until the movie was over. They sat quietly in their seats as she ran screaming down the aisle. But, if you noticed, the film ends, the screen goes white, and then they get out of their seats. That was freaky!

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I think they killed her for being noisy in the theater. I can sympathize with them.

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To me it was reminisant of the scene in "The Birds" where the woman is sitting at the school and behind her the Monkey Bars at the playground began filling up with all the birds without her knowing it.

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Your "Laura" quote made my night!

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/ She deserved it though, she stole some popcorn from the concession stand!/

LMAO!

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I have this on a DVD set with 3 flicks on it.

I watched Night of the Living Dead and then I had about 30 minutes before bed and skipped directly to this theater scene assuming another cheesey death scene.

Way wrong. Having never scene or heard of the film, that scene scared the piss out of me. Without a single sight of gore, just a bloody hand raised against the white screen, that is film making.

And that guy in front that is looking back at her before the lights go out. Damn scary.

I thought a little Argento and David Lynch mixed in on that. It is not what you see that always scares you but what you don't see.

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