Co-creator of Taps & Tapes
Former Vulcan @ Vulcan Video (RIP)
The way our American government is also fine with using a sick and dying work force to make a profit and “keep the economy going.” We are all zombies.
Finally saw the first feature length zombie film and the first film to actually use the word “zombies” for it’s monsters! Bela Lugosi is the best thing about White Zombie and, according to his son, this film was a personal favorite of his. Love the influence and how ahead of it’s time this was.
“This girl needs help! She’s injured!”
“She’s not injured, honey, she’s DEAD!”
It should be illegal how fun these early John Waters films are and I would be honored to have had Divine chase me through the streets. Love that the fleeing crowd runs in a pack rather than scatter in different directions 😂
Reasons why I love this camp masterpiece:
•R + J’s fish tank meet-cute 🐠 (My tween ass said Now That’s What I Call ROMANCE!)
•That wild Capulet Mansion party 🎭
•John Leguizamo’s best role (fight me)
•The mash-up of styles from classic westerns to Latin American iconography (thanks to largely filming in Mexico City) to Miami night club culture
•Soundtrack featuring everything from classical music to 90’s pop like The Cardigans to Radiohead and even a Prince cover by a…