Masters of Horror: Season 1, Episode 6

Homecoming (2 Dec. 2005)

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A hotshot White House speech writer deals with the publicity nightmare of his life when recently deceased soldiers return from beyond the grave.

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Jane Cleaver
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David Murch
Terry David Mulligan ...
Marty Clark
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Janet Hofstadter
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Kurt Rand
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Marine Guard #1
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Marine Guard #2
Karen Austin ...
Mom
Daniel Wesley ...
Bobby Earl Beeler
Penelope Corrin ...
Registrar
J. Winston Carroll ...
Rev. Clayton Poole (as J.W. Carroll)
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Kathy Hobart
Nathaniel DeVeaux ...
Mr. Baker
Candus Churchill ...
Mrs. Baker
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During the campaign for the reelection of the President of USA, the political consultant David Murch wishes live in a television talk show that a deceased soldier could come back from his grave to vote in the election as a marketing to promote his candidate. The president uses his idea in a speech and wishes that all the deceased soldiers could return from their graves for the election. Somehow his wish is granted and the soldiers died in the last war returns with the objective of voting in the opposition to the government. When the result of the election is manipulated and the president is reelected, all the soldiers deceased in pointless wars return to exile the members of the administration of the government. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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WILHELM SCREAM: Used twice - A zombie gets blasted with a shotgun, and a zombie gets dragged by a car. See more »

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Philip Murch's tombstone lists his rank as Lance Corporal. When he returns from the dead, he showing wearing an Army uniform. Lance Corporal is strictly a rank in the Marine Corps. See more »

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I'm sure this is not Ann Coulter's favorite movie
8 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I saw the preview of this, okay it's just another zombie movie. Zombie soldiers are coming out of the grave to wreak havoc, yawn! How wrong I was.

Although Joe Dante makes no reference to any war or people we know he's not kidding anybody. Clive Barker said to him "Ann Coulter will be after you in a heartbeat."

The story is about a presidential adviser who is on a cable talk show along side a right wing political commentator/satirist "Jane Clever" dressed in a skirt, boots and too much make up. (Really Joe, who is this character modeled after? Not Glenn Beck.)When a grieving mother asks the question "Why did my son have to die?", the adviser feels a bit of human emotion for a second and says "If I could have one wish it would be that your son to come back" and then he catches himself and adds "so he can tell you how important this struggle really is." Well, he gets his wish and them some. The soldiers come back, not to eat brains and rip people apart, nope! They come back to vote, and gain public sympathy along the way.

I see many other people didn't like this one for whatever reason but I did. It made me think how we have been lied to about war many times and the idea the government really don't care about people, and say and do whatever it takes to follow their own agenda. Oliver Stone had 'JFK', John Carpenter had 'They Live', Joe Dante has this. Love it or hate it I do admire film directors who not afraid to shake things up and make people question what they are being told.


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