Released in its native Australia in 2003, this goofy "ghouls just want to have fun" genre-bender opened in the U.S. hard on the heels of George Romero's somber, fiercely focused LAND OF THE DEAD (2005), and the comparison isn't flattering. Written, directed, edited and produced by 29-year-old twins Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig, who also did the bulk of the extensive CGI effects, it's a cheerful Frankenstein's monster, cobbled together from bits of dozens of zombie gut-crunchers, plus aliens, acid rain and assorted X-Files
weirdness. Small-town Berkeley is famous for its fishing and not much else. Local girl Rene Chaplin (Felicity Mason), who's just lost t...