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Doc of the Dead (2014)

TV-14 | | Documentary | 14 June 2014 (USA)
The definitive zombie culture documentary, brought to the screen by the makers of THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS.
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Credited cast:
Kyle William Bishop Kyle William Bishop ... Himself (as Kyle Bishop)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charlie Adlard Charlie Adlard ... Himself
Joanna Angel ... Herself
Steven Barton ... Himself
Arnold T. Blumberg Arnold T. Blumberg ... Himself
Max Brooks ... Himself
S.G. Browne S.G. Browne ... Himself
Bruce Campbell ... Himself
Alex Cox Alex Cox ... Himself
Danny Epperson Danny Epperson ... Dan Lee - News Anchor
Charles Fultz Charles Fultz ... Himself
Stuart Gordon ... Himself
John Harrison ... Himself
Jacqui Holland
Traycee King ... Herself
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The definitive zombie culture documentary, brought to the screen by the makers of THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS. Written by Philippe, Alexandre O.

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14 June 2014 (USA) See more »

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Зомби в массовой культуре See more »

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Zombie influence

Why are zombies popular right now? How did they get so far? This is what this documentary is about. So if you expect to see many bits from horror movies, you'll be disappointed. This also isn't a history of zombie movies in general and you won't find much about the games here either. One omission I really thought should've been in there, is the "bath salt" thing that happened. Something that the media connected with zombies for some crazy reason. This might be in the extras on the DVD though, as the director said at Frightfest, where the documentary was playing.

One of the surprising things watching, was Romeros stance on zombie walks (another phenomenon that keeps getting bigger and bigger). The "Godfather of the zombie genre" (as he is called by many, with Fulci not available obviously for comments) has a big part in this. He is as normal as always, bedazzled/surprised himself about the success his undead (he wanted to call them Ghouls initially) have right now. Not the best documentary made, but if you like to look a bit behind the current hype (with not much knowledge beforehand), you could do worse


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