It wasn't until I finished actually verbalized the plot to a friend that I realized a) how insane the movie is and b) how much I kind of enjoyed it.
Michael Fassbender (yes, that guy that we like) is an occult research scientist for the Nazis just prior to WW2. He comes to America in order to research some ancient ruins which may hold the key to ETERNAL LIFE. Skip to present day and he's now a zombie and is…
I'm a fan. I love the minimalism, the languid pace, the long takes, the pop psychology and 70's sex comedy holdover characters, the doomsayer, the iconic sound track etc, etc, etc...
I'd love have seen this at a time when the gore was actually shocking... as now it only plays as brief segues.
Comparing this to Halloween is completely unfair. John Carpenter was attempting to make a film, Sean Cunningham is attempting to make money.
-Part 2 is…