Decay is a full-length movie created by University of Manchester physics Ph.D. student Luke Thompson. It is his first attempt at filmmaking and it was shot on location at CERN, near the Large Hadron Collider. Other students and at least one professor make up the cast and crew of the movie.
Decay injects zombies into the search for the Higgs Boson – which scientists at CERN believed they finally discovered last year. For several years, the Large Hadron Collider has been the source of wild conspiracy theories and speculation. Many believed that it could be used to create a black hole that will inadvertently destroy the earth or be the source of many other types of dangerous and unpredictable science. This is what makes Thompson’s movie particularly interesting – as he capitalizes on this speculation to create his fictional movie. Continue Reading