The Zombie Doctrine

I just caught up with Zombie Strippers, the last great anti-Bush statement of our national nightmare years.

The basic gimmick (“They’re zombies. They’re strippers. No, they’re zombie strippers!”) is more than enough to carry a exploitation horror movie, but director Jay Lee added some tart political satire to the tale. Seems that the zombie virus is [...]

Gekko Echo

Contrary to the lesson some people took away from Oliver Stone‘s prescient 1987 Wall Street, greed is not good, and Michael Douglas’ Gordon Gekko was always the bad guy (although his speech actually does contain some useful finger pointing at corporate malfeasance). That should be clear now, amid the smoking wreckage of the financial system. [...]