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Shaun of the Dead

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my unexpected interest in horror comedies, and how I’d like to explore the genre a bit more (see #9 of the seemingly endless Favorites… 1,166 more words

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#512 -- Day of the Dead (1985)

Rating: 9/10

Directed by: George Romero

Watching that documentary made me want to watch Day of the Dead. I hadn’t seen it before, and didn’t really know that much about it; but they made it sound really awesome. 596 more words

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Hugh and I: A love story.

I was 11 years old. In the clutches of puberty. Boys were starting to look like more than worthy playmates. Everything hurt.  Then, I discovered a book by chance in the library. 551 more words

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Zombies on Broadway (Gordon Douglas, 1945)

RKO’s Zombies on Broadway (Gordon Douglas, 1945) is suggestive of a sequel to I Walked with a Zombie: it takes place on the fictional Caribbean island of Saint Sebastian, and both Sir Lancelot and Darby Jones, more or less, recreate their roles from the earlier film, which was also an RKO production. 528 more words

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Zombieland (Ruben Fleischer, 2009)

Made with a $23 million budget from Columbia Pictures, Zombieland (Ruben Fleischer, 2009) embodies the mainstream Hollywood approach to zombie cinema in that vast sums of money have been invested in the film and therefore has to have as broad appeal and little controversy as possible. 658 more words

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Zombie Strippers (Jay Lee, 2008)

Often when zombies movies are played for laughs, the satire is less effective than when played straight; Dawn of the Dead works better as a satire because it’s not trying for the laughs (except maybe for the zombie pie fight at the end). 539 more words

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Zombie Lake (Jean Rollin, 1981)

In Zombie Lake (Jean Rollin, 1981; originally titled le lac des morts vivants) a zombie Nazi (Pierre-Marie Escourrou), residing in the French lake where his patrol were ambushed by the Resistance, emerges to protect the daughter he never knew (Anouchkia). 99 more words

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