Dawn of the Dead (2004)

The humans holed up in a mall in Dawn of the Dead aren’t there for door-crasher specials, but to save humanity. George Romero’s vision from his indelible 1979 classic remains intact even as limbs slough off in this better- than-it-has-any-right-to-be 2004 remake. Canada’s sweetheart Sarah Polley (pace, Rachel McAdams) plays Ana, a suburbanite with aContinue reading “Dawn of the Dead (2004)”

The Fly (1986)

Eat shit. Millions of flies can’t be wrong. Bathroom graffiti Genomic manipulation came to prominence in the 1970s. Salk Institute researcher Rudolf Jaenisch and research partner Beatrice Mintz injected pre-embryonic mouse cellular tissue with a monkey virus. The monkey DNA integrated into the host’s genome. David Cronenberg’s The Fly, is “transgenic,” an organism that containsContinue reading “The Fly (1986)”