If you like gore, zombies and Korean shows then you will love this
We’ve all collectively come to the conclusion that Netflix’s Korean shows are better than most things – and now the platform’s newest Korean zombie series is receiving raving reviews online.
Since the rise of Hwang Dong-hyuk squid game over the past year, Korean streaming choices have exploded – and while there are plenty to choose from, many of which we’ve rounded up here, we are all dead praised on the internet.
Guardian Film critic Stuart Heritage said, “This is Netflix’s third Korean Original in a few months to blow my mind.”
While the show initially had a Rotten Tomatoes score of 100%, that rating dropped slightly to 86% and yet the horror series is still trending on Netflix and Twitter following its January 28 release.
we are all dead cliffhanger ending wtf 💀 is this a hint for season 2 or not?!!! 😩 pic.twitter.com/N9bjRdCT9z
— ᴊ_xɪx ♡ (@vanillasundaeiu) January 29, 2022
The thriller is based on the web-toon Now at our schoolwhich follows a group of students as their school becomes ground zero for an outbreak of ravenous zombies.
“Zombies have invaded our school. Will you escape, die or unite to survive? Netflix questioned in the show’s description.
Featuring more up-and-coming Korean talent, the show features Yoon Chan-young, Park Ji-hoo, and Jo Yi-hyun as students battling zombies left, right, and center.
I’m so sad I pulled an all-nighter ’cause we’re all dead so you give me that ending
— َ (@NAJAEMINL0ML) January 28, 2022
Talk to Tatlershow director Lee Jae-kyoo said, “I think these gender and class conflicts and different hierarchies are popping up all over the world.
“It shows at school because it’s the framework.
“But once you’re done watching, I think you’ll believe that these are actually universal themes that we can all resonate with.”
welp, I know what I’m looking at https://t.co/pECtMAKDfw
— lil cal (@calfrmda4) February 1, 2022
On Friday, the show even exceeded Euphoria as the most talked about series on Twitter.
While critically acclaimed Euphoria seen 43k mentions, we are all dead received an impressive 71,000 mentions, reports Variety.