Alpha Romero

With the sad passing of George Romero last week, it was obviously time to reflect on a master's work (without mentioning Land of the Dead). Red Letter Media did a re:View of Martin, one of his more obscure films, but from the first five minutes of that review I knew it was a film I had to watch. As with his zombie repertoire, Martin is a deep ponderance on life from Romero.

Martin is a vampire film unlike any other, in that for the entire movie you have no idea whether or not the protagonist, Martin, is actually a vampire. Indeed, the only thing he has in common with vampires seems to be drinking blood. There are moments of fantasy where

The plot reminds me very much of the ideas of Fourth Way work.

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