From this Atlantic article.
Who the fuck lets Youth Defence into schools?
Chloe: I think there’s plenty of room for a genuinely eerie suspense one too though
Me: You could have the Catholic Church somehow be to blame; interfering in something or other to try to create more easily controllable people or something
Me: What every good zombie film needs
Chloe: Though I suppose there’s kind of something inherently funny about some boyo in a Cork jersey battering a zombie with a hurley
Me: the problem is
Me: that is the most likely and effective weapon for 90% of Irish people to have to hand
Me: but it is inherently fucking hilarious
Chloe: Oh I’m not saying it’s a BAD idea
Chloe: I’m just saying it places it firmly into parody teritory
Me: yeah no that’s what I’m saying too
Me: but would it really be believable for that NOT to happen in a zombie film set in Ireland?
I was in the Workman’s the other day and the fire alarm went off. Everyone just ignored it until it stopped.
I’m not sure I could actually buy an Irish zombie film where something roughly equivalent didn’t happen, which pretty much strands us right in parody territory…