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
Jason Emanuel ...
Michael
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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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At the end, when the zombie soldiers coming out of their graves, the tombstones have the names of veterans of the horror and zombie genre, easy to read are Jacques Tourneur, G.A. Romero ( George A. Romero), Jean Yarbrough, and Delbert Tenney ( 'Del Tenney (I)'). Harder to read are Lucio Fulci, Victor Halperin, and Gordon Douglas. The (readable) graves have this order: Romero and Tenney in the first line, behind them Fulci and Halperin, and in the last line behind Fulci is Tourneur, who is in the middle of Douglas and Yarbrough. See more »

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When young David shoots his brother there is no recoil of the gun. A small child should have felt the recoil very hard and moved his arm but in that scene the gun didn't move his arm at all thus proving it's not real. The same problem appears in the scene where David shoots Jane. See more »

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Tried to be funny, but failed
24 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Some people thought this was funny because they loved the political issues discussed in this piece. I, however, am so tired of the state of the two party system in our country that I can't stomach propaganda from either side. I was hoping for a horror show, but got "cute" zombies and partisan bull crap. I watch my horror films to be scared. This didn't even attempt to be scary. Also, this doesn't have the wit of Romero in his political/cultural satire laced in his movies...this was a blatant, no-imagination story that was hard for me to stomach (for the wrong reasons). On the bright side, if you hate Bush...you'll love this (I'm not condoning hate or Bush with this statement)


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