Lionel’s mom in Useless Alive (at the start referred to as Braindead in its local New Zealand) in fact has a name — Vera. Then again, she’s recognized easiest as “Mum.” Her tale is a vintage one. Vera stalks her son, Lionel, when he is taking a beautiful lady on a date to the zoo. There, she’s bitten via a Sumatran Rat-Monkey, and he or she steadily turns right into a zombie sooner than Lionel locks her in the basement.
You recognize, story as previous as time.
What is nice about Mum is that she’s terrible neatly sooner than she turns into an undead creature. She’s domineering and tries to stay Lionel in a continuing state of youth and obedience, to the purpose of looking to sabotage his romantic existence. As she begins to go to pot, issues worsen and worse for Lionel as tries to stay issues below regulate. Sooner or later, that comes to him strapping a lawnmower to his chest to struggle off the forces of evil.
One more thing, this can be a Peter Jackson movie. The Lord of the Rings man. Clearly, it is on a way smaller scale than LotR, however you’ll be able to nonetheless see Jackson’s taste and sense for sensible results on show in Useless Alive.