Very few comedy-horror movies are quite as much fun as director Dan O’Bannon’s demented, 1985 zombie opus, Return of the Living Dead. And no others feature the sight of scream queen Linnea Quigley cavorting around on a tombstone wearing nothing but leggings, a punk-rock wig, and some serious choreographic attitude.
In fact, as the new documentary More Brains!: A Return to the Living Dead details, Ms. Quigley was also sporting a specially made prostheses-cum-merkin on the orders of a concerned producer. Alas, the now-available-on-DVD doc does not reveal whether this item is safely housed at the Smithsonian. But Return of the Living Dead fans will have all their other questions answered in this comprehensive cinematic autopsy, which features on-camera contributions from all of the production’s surviving principals and, amongst its bonus extras, the last-ever interview with O’Bannon, who died in 2009.
You can check out a clip from the documentary and the trailer for Return of the Living Dead itself, below.