By Chris Post The modern zombie genre is one that has seen all sorts of mutations since it was introduced by George Romero 50 years ago. There are gritty, chracter-driven films. There are action movie films. There are comedies. With Anna and the Apocalypse, the zombie film has gone musical. The film, set for a… Read More Zombie musical ‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ slated for winter release
By Chris Post It has been 40 years since writer/director unleashed Dawn of the Dead on theater-goers, showing a vision of a deserted mall as the last refuge of a small group of survivors. The mall was (and is) a real location, the Monroeville Mall in Pittsburgh, Pennsylania. After 40 years of remodels and refurbishing, nothing… Read More Romero statue unveiled at Dawn of the Dead mall
By Dakota Cantwell The streaming service Netflix is constantly taking steps to add new and fresh content for their viewers and on May 18th it added it’s take on the zombie film genre with the netflix film “Cargo”. Based off the 2013 Tropfest finalist of the same name, “Cargo” is a refreshing take on the… Read More Review: Netflix offers refreshing take on zombie genre with ‘Cargo’
By Chris Post It’s been nearly 10 years since the release of Zombieland and fans have long been hoping for a sequel. We won’t talk about the Amazon pilot episode for a television adaptation. It turns out that the people behind the first film are as excited to make a second as fans are to… Read More Zombieland 2 could be coming in 2019
By Chris Post Bigger budget zombie films have been known to rock some cool soundtracks and a recurring trope in zombie films is a character with headphones who listen to some sort of playlist to get them through the apocalypse. The tactical impracticality of wearing headphones aside, here’s our list of the Top 5 songs… Read More Top 5 songs for the zombie apocalypse
Crackle, Sony Pictures Television Networks’ free, ad-supported streaming network, has announced that it has acquired distribution rights in North America to the comedy-horror film, Office Uprising. The feature from Mind the GAP Productions and The Exchange, a production, financing and sales company, will release in Summer 2018. Office Uprising follows the story of an underachiever… Read More Zombie comedy ‘Office Uprising’ coming to Crackle
Severin Films has announced its plans to release a trio of films, including a pair of zombie flicks, for the first time on Blu-ray. The official press release: On May 29th, leave your sanity at the door and face the blood-spattered netherworlds of inscrutability that only Lucio Fulci, Bruno Mattei, and Claudio Fragasso can inflict.… Read More Classic Italian zombie films coming to Blu-ray.