The principle change beside shallow points of interest is that while Tom’s inconsiderateness at a gas pump was initially to blame for devastating the truck in an essential scene, Ben’s activities now make the lethal blast. So “Darkest Dawn” successfully takes the essential hero and refashions him from noteworthy saint to accidental screwup in charge of the resulting passings of three individuals. Splendid.
“Night of the Living Dead: Darkest Dawn” is reprehensibly revolting. The head on Ben is so smushed and obscured that he resembles a furnished looter wearing a nylon stocking over his face. None of the model plans bode well. The story is set in New York and happens in December, yet a significant part of the people is furnished in short sleeves and tank tops.