MonsoonVision is a curated movie experience where discovering new gems you’ve never heard of and celebrating the best of VHS cheese ‘n sleaze is the goal. It’s a nostalgic recreation of the good ol’ days where horror hosts would introduce you to the craziest shit you had ever seen. So grab some popcorn, pop in your (non-existent) tape, and settle in for MonsoonVision.
Film: Dead Alive
Year of release: 1992
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Plot: Overprotective mother Vera Cosgrove (Elizabeth Moody), spying on her grown son, Lionel (Timothy Balme), as he visits the zoo with the lovely Paquita (Diana Peñalver), is accidentally bitten by the fearsome Sumatran rat-monkey. When the bite turns his beloved mother into a zombie, Lionel tries to keep her locked safely in the basement, but her repeated escapes turn most of the neighbors into the walking dead, who then crash a high-society party thrown by Lionel’s boorish Uncle Les (Ian Watkin).
Sex and Violence: A bunch of blood and grossness
How To Watch This Film:
- DVD or Blu-ray
- Netflix, HBO Go, iTunes, Amazon, YouTube
- However you can muster it.