They Must Be Destroyed On Sight!


They Must Be Destroyed On Sight! Episode 50: George A. Romero’s “Dawn of the Dead” (1978).

February 14th, 2016

This is it, TMBDOS has finally made it to fifty official episodes, and now it's time for Lee, Daniel and Paul to tackle the film that provided this humble bit of audio nonsense its name and mascot. Yes, George A. Romero's zombie classic "Dawn of the Dead" is reviewed in exhausting detail, peppering in some music clips and sound bites for good measure. Sadly Paul could not join in on the recording during the planned Friday night, so after covering the film on that night, Lee and Daniel came back on Saturday night to continue the conversation with Paul. As a native of Pennsylvania, Paul has some unique insights about the production and what the film means to the local area and the people there to this day. Also covered: the film "Mystery Road" from 2013, that Daniel had recommended in last week's episode, which essentially turns into a mini review of its own. If you've got 2 hours and 43 minutes to kill, this episode might be for you. (Note: Due to the addition of musical cues, the actual conversation does not start until about seven minutes into the podcast).

Featured Music: "L'alba Dei Morti Vivent", "Zombi", "Safari" by Goblin; "Cause I'm a Man" by The Pretty Things; and "The Gonk" from the De Wolfe Music Libary.
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