It’s Alive

If you read this site every so often, you might notice that there haven’t been any updates recently.  The reason for that is my wife had a baby the second week of June and I haven’t gotten a chance to take a shit without falling asleep, let alone watch and review any movies.  Thankfully, I was able to peel myself away for a hour and a half and watch Larry Cohen’s 1974 film “It’s Alive“, which is about what else?  A baby that kills people.  Sounds like a great movie for a new parent to watch, right?.  Let’s examine it a little further, shall we?

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Zombie (aka Zombi 2)

An opening shot of a man shooting a gun at what appears to be a body tied up in a canvas bag and a single line of dialog – “The boat can leave now, tell the crew”  is the only clue Lucio Fulci provides you before the title of Zombie.  Next we know, that boat is sailing aimlessly into the New York harbor, where some Coast Guard officers find what’s left of the crew – a lone decaying zombie – and it’s got a hankerin’ for some fresh flesh.

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Trailer Tuesday: Zombi 2

This week, we take a look at the trailer for Lucio Fulci’s Zombi 2


While this movie is known in the states as “Zombie”, the Italian title is Zombi 2 (the original “Zombi”  is actually George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead – go figure).  In this film, a mysterious boat floats into the New York Harbor.  The harbor patrol believes the boat to abandoned, but there’s actually a zombie aboard who attacks the the patrolmen.  This leads to an investigation to figure out where the boat and the zombie came from.

We’ll be taking a look at Zombi 2 and it’s sequels, of which there are 3, in the coming weeks so stay tuned for our reviews.

Disco Godfather

Rudy Ray Moore is the Tucker Williams, the Disco Godfather – the owner of the very popular Blueberry Hill disco.  He dances a mean game, and spins an even meaner game from the DJ booth.  When his nephew Bucky gets mixed up in some bad business, Tucker takes it upon himself to rid the streets of that bad stuff!

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