Monthly Archives: May 2010

City of the Living Dead (Paura nella città dei morti viventi) (Lucio Fulci, 1980)

Disembodied voices which emerge from some register between screaming monkey babies and creaking wooden floors, mist which shrouds and shudders along city streets, visions of people that randomly appear and disappear all seem to weirdly fit with a painfully thin … Continue reading

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Shock Waves (Ken Wiederhorn, 1977)

A fantastic premise–one fitting for a debut feature–dealing with an underwater unit of Nazi zombies is ballasted by inventive imagery (the aquatic SS are très punk-Replicant who don’t so much emerge from oceans and rivers and swimming pools as rise … Continue reading

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Triangle (Christopher Smith, 2009)

The phenomenon of déjà vu–already seen–is used when one talks about narratives like this. Without encouraging it too much in those whose experience with this surprisingly economical film has been limited to word-of-mouth or come-hither glances, suffice it to say … Continue reading

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