My Business Is All About You- The 15th Anniversary of Red Eye

Content warnings: sexual assault/rape The short of it- Red Eye was a rape revenge movie without being a rape revenge movie and Lisa is a Top Tier Final Girl that 2005 was not ready for. The long of it-  Red Eye is the first feature screenplay from Carl Ellsworth, who later wrote Disturbia and TheContinue reading “My Business Is All About You- The 15th Anniversary of Red Eye”

Zombies, Man, They Freak Me Out-Land Of The Dead

“My zombies will never take over the world because I need the humans. The humans are the ones I dislike the most and they’re where the trouble really lies.” George Romero Content warnings: suicide mention, mental health The 20 year gap between George A. Romero’s Day Of The Dead and Land Of The Dead wasContinue reading “Zombies, Man, They Freak Me Out-Land Of The Dead”

This Was An Important Place In Their Lives- Dawn Of The Dead

Place your bets on how fast you’ll get Robin Sparkles’ “Let’s Go To The Mall” stuck in your head.  The term “shopping mall” itself is a specifically modern North American term used to define a “shopping precinct or shopping center in which one or more buildings form a complex of shops with interconnecting walkways, usuallyContinue reading “This Was An Important Place In Their Lives- Dawn Of The Dead”

Hey, You’re Still Afraid- Night Of The Living Dead

It was something hybrid that mixed terror and laughter and social comment into one heady, totally unpredictable witches’ brew of entertainment unlike anything I’d ever experienced. Wes Craven We might as well start at the very beginning. George Andrew Romero was born on February 4, 1940, in the Bronx neighborhood of New York City. HeContinue reading “Hey, You’re Still Afraid- Night Of The Living Dead”