Articles tagged zombies

‘Wyrmwood’ Breathes Fresh Life Into the Undead

While not perfect, this independently produced passion project is a surprisingly refreshing and original zombie movie with a twist.

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‘Sugar Hill’ Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.

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Metaphor in a Time of Ebola

The more closely I followed the Ebola coverage, the more the simulacra of contagion in fiction, film, and games seemed inextricably woven into the mainstream media.

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Kenneth Calhoun’s ‘Black Moon’ Will Keep You Awake

At first glance, Black Moon might appear to be just another variation of the zombie theme, but it isn't: this novel is written for adults.

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Every Era Gets the Monster It Needs, and Ours Is the Era of the Zombie

The images of humans imprisoning themselves in The Walking Dead speak poignantly about a world in which walls seem like an answer to the threat of those masses of bodies on the other side.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Another Day, Another Zombie Apocalypse

Another day, another zombie apocalypse. However, when Uncharted developer Naughty Dog is orchestrating that apocalypse, it may be worth taking a look at.

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‘The Walking Dead: Complete First Season’ When Featurettes Are More Plentiful Than Brains

Come for the brains, stay for the special features ...

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“It Will Change the Genre Forever”: An Interview with “The Walking Dead’s” Jeryl Prescott

"It seemed like an odd marriage: Frank Darabont and AMC ... and zombies." Jeryl Prescott talks about how her Southern roots prepared her for this story of zombie apocalypse in the South.

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“Becoming Who We Are”: The Horrors of Survival in ‘The Walking Dead Vol. 12: Life Among Them’

Thomas Harris' Francis Dolarhyde once commented that his victims were privy to a great becoming. As The Walking Dead continues, Robert Kirkman gives us front row center seats to the greatest undoing of all.

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Zombies, Vampires and Philosophy: New Life for the Undead

Fans will find themselves terrified by some of the author's lack of knowledge of and respect for the horror genre.

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The Living Dead by Various Authors

Both volumes find their writers sizing up the basic appeal of the zombie story: the ability to remake the world in some new charnel-house image. Consistently, both find their writers quite capable of the task.

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6 Jan 2010 // 9:58 PM

Jookabox: Dead Zone Boys

On its third album of exhilarating psych-rock, Jookabox channels blues, hip-hop, folk, punk, Animal Collective's evil step-sister, and zombies for mostly compelling results.

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17 Dec 2009 // 3:00 AM

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith (trailer)

A literary/pulp mashup. At its best? That remains to be seen. Author Seth Grahame-Smith must have some real cajones to tamper with a such

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Colin Blunstone: The Ghost of You and Me

One of the most unique and beautiful voices of the last 40-plus years, Colin Blunstone falls short with songs that fail to do justice to his gifts.

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16 Dec 2008 // 9:00 PM

Left 4 Dead

Playing as the infected and coordinating with your team as you try and stop the survivors from reaching the safe room is just as fun and fleshed-out as playing as the survivors.

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Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles

Although the game raises just as many questions as it answers, superfans will surely relish the narrative crumbs dropped from the table as they discover a bit more about the characters' motivations.

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Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition

Resident Evil 4 is the best action game to yet be released on the Wii, and will probably be the first of many games to be made in this fashion.

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The Zombies: Live at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London

Forty years after their groundbreaking, wonderful, alternatively-spelled Odessey and Oracle, Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent form a cheesy Zombies cover band.

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The Zombies: Odessey & Oracle

Odessey & Oracle is the weekly record, a compiling of sentiment that’s comfortable enough for anytime, be it free weekend space or during mundane cubicle labor.

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Truth and Other Restrictions: 'True Detective' - Episode 7 - "Black Maps and Motel Rooms"

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"Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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