Interest in zombies waxes and wanes, currently it is in a sustained full bloom. By the year 2022, the zombie thrill is sure to enter another waning phase. But back in 1982, Michael Jackson made this ugly-yet lovable play with the afterlife a key note in his legacy.
Thriller 1982 was an epic video for its time, as its production value cracked the glass ceiling. But a meeting of art, music, and video put this song and video in the charmed class of Some Where Over the Rainbow epics.
Also the Thriller Marquee is a strange triple edged device that playfully refers to a movie, video, and song.