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Day of the Dead begins with the films heroes landing a helicopter at the edge of a city. They are calling out as the camera explores a desolate empty world seemingly only occupied by animals.  But then we see a shadow and the camera pans up to the mutilated face of a zombie. Day of the Dead shows us a world over run by zombies.  There are few members of the living. … Read More

I never really had any idea what this movie was about, based on the cover in the video store. s thought it was maybe about time traveling bikers in medieval times or a post apocalyptic future.  It turns out…it is about Ren Fair bikers who get super popular. Billy leads a traveling show where everyone dresses as knights and other medieval citizenry, with the one different being they ride motor cycles rather… Read More

Martin is one of the more interesting vampire films of the 70’s.  Martin believes himself to be a vampire.  It does not help that his family feeds this belief.  He has faced exorcisms and now is being sent to live with his cousin Cuda.  Cuda calls Martin Nosferatu and has filled his house garlic and crosses. Cuda’s daughter is less impressed with the family’s old world beliefs. As he approaches his first… Read More