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In this episode our hosts Enuncia, Ben, Biggs, Alex, and newcomer Kitty discuss the point of view that Super Hero films will soon pop and lose their relevance, and discuss where they see the future of these films going.

Editorial - Zombies...w...what happened?

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 21:40

 

Zombies...w...what happened?

By: Enuncia

          I absolutely LOVE zombies. I don't mean, I like zombie films and lore (I do). I mean I have weapons and survival gear ready to go at a moments notice for when they inevitably rise to eat us all. I have friends responsible for different parts of our mutual survival plan that we can activate at a moments notice (if nothing else, this gives us something productive to do in-between our bouts of drinking).

          And I won't pretend that this didn't start with the reemergence of the zombie film in the early 2000's or so. I fell in love with the whole thing when I got to see the Dawn of the Dead remake (2004). From there I was hooked; I watched all the old Romero flicks, read several modern zombie books, and starting hatching the survival plan.

          But lately, something has happened to my beloved zombie films. They've had a strange evolution, from low-budget independent films, later to the exploitation flick, a brief resurgence where zombie related media was actually good, right back to shit. And I'm left sitting here going ‚ÄúZombies...w...what happened?

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Tanked Matinee is the place to go for good drinking movies. What do we mean by that? Simply speaking, we evaluate and recommend entertainment media based on how much fun it is to watch with friends on the sofa and a cold beer in hand.

Everyone knows "The Godfather" is a great movie, but is it as great to drink with as "Roadhouse?" We can appreciate "Citizen Kane" as a masterpiece of cinema, but is it as good a centerpiece for your party as "Santa Clause Conquers the Martians?"

Tanked Matinee appreciates film as art, but when you're kicking back on Friday night with a tall Rum & Coke, you're not looking for art, man, you want to be entertained. We're here to recommend the best movies for your night in, whether it's a big party, small get-together, or just a quiet night alone with a bottle of wine or three.

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