Friday, May 31, 2013

"There is a movie where Israel and Hezbollah ally to fight zombies"

From Foreign Policy's Passport blog:
Dan Drezner, call your office. A new Israeli horror film, Cannon Fodder, depicts the tribulations of an IDF commando team that enters south Lebanon -- only to discover their problem isn't Hezbollah, but marauding zombie hordes.  
To make a not particularly long but certainly confusing story short, the Israeli commandos and the Lebanese paramilitary organization join forces in order to combat the zombie menace. Along the way, there are people beheading zombies with swords, a man on fire, and no shortage of puns about the real-life Mideast conflict. As the preview intones: "In a region infected by war ... where bad blood consumes all hopes for peace ... the fight for borders has lost its meaning."...MORE