The Film: One half of the Grindhouse double bill. This one’s helmed by Robert Rodriguez, and a gory, grisly love letter to B-movies. Willis wears a beret as Lt Muldoon, attempting to keep order as a bio-weapon turns people into zombies.
Willis Genius: A film like this demanded somebody who could bring both a physical prowess to the role, and a gift for self-effacing humour. Willis must’ve been top of the list, then, and here he’s more than up to the task.