I rate this zombie masterpiece Yellow Puss. By ‘masterpiece’ I mean that most sarcastically.
It looks and feels very 1980s, which is probably because this film was released on January 8, 1988. It looks and feels pretty budget. Why? According to Wikipedia this gem “…was a minor box office success, making over $9 million at the box office in the United States against its $6.2 million budget.”
The action and horror-humor gags are obvious. The zombies are semi-aware. The semi-aware zombies contribute to the obvious gags. You hear the zombie desire for “BRAINS…” so much you can watch the film and climb the wall at the same time. There were no gratuitous zombie-movie boobs in this film, which as tired of it as I am, frankly it would have helped this schlock. Because of this, I thought I’d supply some…
Smartest person in the zombie situation is a kid in grade school, which I think is part of the point to this film.
At the end it appears there’s a zombie family dance as the horde is getting killed off. I’m not sure if that was intentional, but it’s funny to think about it that way.
The one not-so-direct-from-the-film comment I was say …. the source of the zombie outbreak gets into the water supply. Think about it …. your city, your town, are you on supplied water?