Posts Tagged ‘Nazism’

Well, they did call it National Socialism

Well, they did call it National Socialism

As part of 12 Months of Terror, Phil Mason returns to look at the confusing ideologies of the Nazi Zombies inspired by Dead Snow.

There’s one thing that really bothers me about Nazi Zombies…Well, other than the shambling groaning trying to eat my face thing. Where exactly do they fit with their whole socialist agenda?

As I’m sure/hope you are aware Nazism is a variety of fascism that incorporates biological racism & Anti-Semitism. It claims that an Aryan race was superior to all other races, blonde hair & blue eyes. So tell me, where exactly do Nazi Zombies fit into that ideology?
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Happy...VE Day!

Happy…VE Day!

Its that event that the whole year builds around, celebrated far and wide by countless families across the world, that excites little boys and girls more than any other night of the year. Its VE Day! To shamelessly cash in on the massive surge of web traffic that the date always generates at that time, Goats In The Machine has decided to cash in with a VE Day episode on Dead Snow.

In our feature length commentary of the cult Nazi zombie film we look at what innovations Tommy Wirkola has brought to the idea of the zombie, just how much of the beasts in Dead Snow is zombie and how much is Nazi, and why snow is such a good background to stage copious amounts of blood on.

But crucially we ask a question that has plagued mankind of eons. What would you rather cut off with a chainsaw; your arm or your penis? (more…)