Return of the Living Dead

Return of the Living Dead (1985)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089907/
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Braaaiiinnnsss…An icon saying is born. This movie is regarded as having been the first zombie movie to have the zombie crave brains. Tarman is also another highly recognized character from this film. Linnea Quigley also makes an appearance as a naked punk rocker, pink hair and all.

Ok…so if you look at the writing credits for “Night of the Living Dead”, you will notice that John Russo has a writing credit. Now, click the imdb link above, he has a writing credit here as well. Russo and Romero were involved in a drawn out legal suit over naming rights for sequels. It ended with Russo getting to call his movies “…of the Living Dead” and Romero got “…of the Dead”. Enough history.

This is one of my favorite zombie films. It can be terrifying one minute and hilarious the next. The back story is that “Night of the Living Dead” was based on a true story. Burt, Ernie, and Frank accidentally unleash Tarman, a sample specimen from the first zombie uprising. All efforts to make the situation better ultimately fail. I think our best bet is to just do away with Louisville…9/10

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