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World War Z could see a sequel

There was a time when Brad Pitt’s film adaptation of the Max Brooks novel “World War Z” seemed doomed. The list of potentially fatal problems seemed endless. There were re-writes and re-shoots. At one point it was rumored that Pitt wasn’t speaking with director Marc Forster. The film’s price tag grew ever closer to the … Continue reading

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Film Review: World War Z

By Andrew Wells World War Z / **½ (PG-13) Gerry Lane: Brad Pitt Karin Lane: Mireille Enos Thierry Umutoni: Fana Mokoena Segen: Daniella Kertesz Captain Speke: James Badge Dale Paramount Pictures presents a film directed by Marc Forster. Written by Matthew Michael Carnahan and Drew Goddard & Damon Lindelof, and J. Michael Straczynski. Based on … Continue reading

Novel explores origin of zombie plague

In most zombie stories, the action takes place at the outbreak and – in the case of 28 Days Later or The Walking Dead, the main character even misses the initial event. Huck Walker has taken a different approach with his novel “The Griefing.” “The majority of the book deals with the events leading up … Continue reading

Ninja Gaiden brings more zombies to PS3 and XBox in 2014

In YAIBA: NINJA GAIDEN Z, players will battle fierce zombies as Yaiba, a cyborg ninja who will do anything to get revenge and stay alive. Cleaved in two, he is brought back to life with cyber-technology. Brandishing his ninja sword and the mecha weapons in his cyborg arm, he slaughters zombies with brutal, over-the-top abandon. … Continue reading

Boozing it up at the end of the world

“Beer Run of the Dead” is more than anything about a coming of age story and camaraderie, but to get that message you really have to go through a lot of slapstick, over the top cheesiness, gore and action. That isn’t a review, mind you, but how author Don Noble describes his second book, available … Continue reading

Walking Dead: 400 Days coming this summer

Available this summer, The Walking Dead: 400 Days will be available for purchase on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation Network, as an in-app purchase for compatible iOS devices, and on PC and Mac from the Telltale Online Store and other digital outlets. The Walking Dead: … Continue reading

A zombie love story, with a shotgun

In most zombie fiction, be it movies, television or novels, getting bit is a fast track to becoming one of the walking dead. In some cases, the transformation takes minutes and sometimes hours. But what if it took longer? That’s the question asked in web series “Zombie with a Shotgun” by Hilton Ariel Ruiz, who … Continue reading

Parker uses military experience for ‘Gnash’

One of the great frustrations of working in a field is seeing it portrayed inaccurately in popular culture. Medical professionals, journalists and law enforcement can all point out films and television programs where the creators just plain got it wrong. The same is true of the military, and that, in part, led one serviceman to … Continue reading