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32 Days of Halloween VI, Day 4: Cockneys vs. Zombies

Alan Ford in Cockneys vs. Zombies

Yeah, I know what you’re thinking. “Widge, I know Day 4 is supposed to be something with ‘Vs.’ in the title, but…Cockneys vs. Zombies? Really?”

Really. Exhibit A: that’s Alan Ford with a machine gun in the picture there. If you’re thinking you recognize him, yes, he was in Lock, Stock and played the hardass antagonist in Snatch. He is a genius. Exhibit B: you will also recognize Richard Briers. Here, watch the trailer and then we’ll check back here for glee:


That’s right. Is there anything more glorious than handing automatic weapons to a bunch of pensioners? The entire thing seems hilariously wrong in the best way.

However, as is often the case with films of this nature, it’s already opened across the pond and there’s no release date stateside. We’ll be lucky if it hits cinemas in a limited release, a la Attack the Block perhaps, but DVD might happen next year or something. Regardless, I need this. Bad.

Previous bits of monsters and other things fighting each other include (but are not limited to) Dracula vs. Frankenstein, Frankenstein Conquers the World, Ninjas vs. Zombies, Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil, and then lastly, King Kong vs. Godzilla.