Video Games Spotlight: Next Gen Survival Horror

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You wipe away the sweat that’s trickling down your face, hear your heart pounding in sync with the thumping of your boots as you run from something, and yet, you’re safe in your living room, with the lights on, playing a game — a survival horror game. The next generation of gaming is here and with the arrival of the Microsoft’s XBox One and Sony’s Playstation 4, a crop of terrifying things await. With satisfying … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie Undead (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A car roars through the darkened country roads. Inside, a distraught Sarah, holding her stricken dad, Mark, is desperately trying to stem the flow of blood. Having been re-directed to an Evacuation facility on the edge of town, Steve, an off-duty Paramedic is in a race against time fully aware that Marks chances of survival are rapidly slipping away. The scene that greets them on arrival is one of chaos. The floor, awash with … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie Brigade (1986)

SYNOPSIS: “When an amusement park is built on the grounds of an old cemetery, the dead rise to take revenge.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Zombies! The flesh-hungry undead have been a mainstay in mythology dating back to the original epic of Gilgamesh, in which Ishtar threatens to open the gates of the Netherworld releasing the dead to eat the living. The first film to exploit the word was White Zombie (1932), starring my favourite Hungarian ham … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Zombie Film: From White Zombie to World War Z – Authors Alain Silver | James Ursini

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Published under Applause Books, arrives a brand new zombie filled edition by the name of “The Zombie Film: From White Zombie to World War”. Despite the last few years being pretty busy in the zombie publishing industry, This 384 page color book is more than a welcome new edition easily put many of the others to shame. In first look, it’s filled with a number of great color photos on every page (450!!) with plenty … Continue reading

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Film Review: Revolt Of The Zombies (1936)

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SYNOPSIS: “On the Franco-Austrian Frontier during World War One, an oriental priest and chaplain of a French colonial regiment is condemned to life imprisonment because he possesses the power of turning men into zombies. As the priest,in his prison cell, is preparing to burn the parchment containing the location of the secret formula, Colonel Mazovia kills the priest and takes the partially-burned parchment. Fade to after the war to an expedition of representatives from all … Continue reading

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Podcast: American Horror Story Fan Podcast – Coven – Eps 05 – Burn Witch Burn

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Welcome to The American Horror Story Fan Podcast: Coven. This week, co-hosts Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani provide a spoiler filled review of American Horror Story: Coven episode 5 starring Jessica Lange, Taissa Farmiga, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Evan Peters, Denis O’Hare and Emma Roberts. The forth episode of Coven is titled “Burn Witch Burn” and the plot goes all crazy with graphic gore, creepy twists and turns and a devastating betrayal. Coven continues on track … Continue reading

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Podcast: American Horror Story Fan Podcast – Coven – Eps 04 – Fearful Pranks Ensue

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Welcome to The American Horror Story Fan Podcast: Coven. This week, co-hosts Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani provide a spoiler filled review of American Horror Story: Coven episode 4 starring Jessica Lange, Taissa Farmiga, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Evan Peters, Denis O’Hare and Emma Roberts. The forth episode of Coven is titled “Fearful Pranks Ensue” and it may very well be the craziest, zaniest, most bizarre and shocking episode of American Horror Story since…uh…last week. “This … Continue reading

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Podcast: American Horror Story Fan Podcast – Coven – Eps 01 – Bitchcraft

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Welcome to The American Horror Story Fan Podcast: Coven. This week, co-hosts Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani provide a spoiler full recap and review of American Horror Story: Coven episode 1 starring Jessica Lange, Taissa Farmiga, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Evan Peters, Denis O’Hare and Emma Roberts. The season premiere of Coven is titled “Bitchcraft” and sets up the world of Zoe (Farmiga) who discovers she is a witch and is quickly carted off to Miss Robichaux’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie Massacre (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A bacteriological weapon developed by the US Government to create a super soldier – spreads an epidemic in a quiet little town in the middle of Eastern Europe. All citizens have been turned into infected zombies. The plan is to bring an atomic bomb into the city’s nuclear plant to pretend a terrible accident occurred. No one has to know the truth. A team of mercenaries is hired to complete the mission. The battle … Continue reading

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Why Vampires are Cooler than Zombies?

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Way back when I first became a horror-obsessed teen, vampires and zombies fascinated me. If you dared to question my preference, I would of have rolled my eyes at you in contempt: and rambled off on how each creature seduced me. With hit shows like HBO’s True Blood, CW’s Vampire Diaries and blockbuster films like the Twilight franchise, vampires have exploded into the marketplace and are more popular than your high school prom queen. They … Continue reading

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Film Review: Attack Of The Moon Zombies (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: “Twenty years have passed since Dr. Vincent Edwards took on a certain radiation-mutated bat creature and he is ready to retire. While training his replacement on the Jackson Lunar Base, the two stumble upon a seemingly impossible discovery: alien plant life on the surface of the moon! Unfortunately, exposure to the spores of this otherworldly flora cause instant death. Too bad those killed by them don’t stay dead and instead, want nothing more than … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sick (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Two years into the outbreak, the remaining people struggle day to day for survival. With the infected more active at night, three people seek shelter in an empty home, but with supplies scarce, they’ll be lucky to make it out alive. REVIEW: Starring: Christina Anne Aceto, Richard Roy Sutton, Robert Nolan, Jennifer Polansky, Debbie Rochon Directed by: Ryan M. Andrews Written by: Ryan M. Andrews (screenplay) and Chris Cull (screenplay) For the past several … Continue reading

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Film Review: Warm Bodies (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world. REVIEW: As I headed out to check out 3 films on my list, I wasn’t anticipating “Warm Bodies” to end up being the best of them. I’m happy to say I was wrong…..dead wrong. A film that in a nutshell is essentially a zombie movie, … Continue reading

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WORLD WAR Z Superbowl Trailer

One of the coolest things about Superbowl Sunday is the commercials, everyone knows that and with a lot of summer blockbusters in the pipeline you can bet you life that there will be more than a few high profile flicks spending major bucks to get their trailer out in front of all you drunken footballs fans. One horror flick is jumping the gun a bit and is teasing us all with an early taste of … Continue reading

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Film Review: I Love Sarah Jane (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: “Jimbo is thirteen and he has a crush on Sarah Jane, the girl of his dreams. She still doesn’t want to hear of him. But Jimbo is persistent. He will make Sarah Jane fall for him, no matter how long it must take. And what does he care if he lives in a post-apocalyptic environment? If all the adults are dead? If the place is infested with zombies? Jimbo loves Sarah Jane. That’s that.” … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie Apocalypse (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina. REVIEW:

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Book Review: Containment – Author Sean Schubert

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CONTAINMENT: ALASKAN UNDEAD APOCALYPSE BOOK II Author: Sean Schubert Permuted Press Picking up after the first book, INFECTION, left off, CONTAINMENT is another feather in the cap of Permuted Press and an admirable continuation of a series which is shaping up to be an extremely satisfying zombie saga from author Sean Schubert. As well as sharing a surname with an iconic and wonderful composer, Schubert has a talent for making you keep turning the pages, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Infection – Author Sean Schubert

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INFECTION: ALASKAN UNDEAD APOCALYPSE BOOK I Author: Sean Schubert Permuted Press We’re starting to see the other side of the zombie fixation now, with the world starting to move on a bit from the obsession with zombies that has gripped popular culture for the past few years. The thing is, this is happening because the zombies that are being offered by various media are very standard creatures that we’ve seen a million times before. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Zombie Handbook: An Essential Guide to Zombie – Author Dr. Robert Curran

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THE ZOMBIE HANDBOOK: AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO ZOMBIES AND, MORE IMPORTANTLY, HOW TO AVOID THEM From the collector series of Barron’s books comes a new entry “The Zombie Handbook: An Essential Guide to Zombies and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them “written by the prolific expert in monster mythology, Bob Curran. Zombies have become a part of our culture in a uniquely bizarre way. Whether it is thru the gazillion films out there boasting these … Continue reading

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Top 10 Hottest Sexiest Female Zombies

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It’s hard to phantom how many zombie films have been released over the years. Add to that the resurrected interest zombie films have played in the 21st century. Take that 1 step further with the trend of “including” hot ladies as strippers-turned-zombies giving the imagery of the undead a bit of a makeover (usually a nasty faced vixen with popping breasts and hot bod combo). Even though these slimy, flesh eating denizens of the un-living … Continue reading

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REC 4: Apocalypse International Teaser Trailer Brings Back a Familiar Face

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If you’re like me, you are a huge fan of the [REC] series, good news has come today. We have the premier of the [REC] 4: Apocalypse international teaser trailer. Unfortunately, I have no idea what the hell they are saying, but that’s ok, just getting to look at the beautiful Angela Vidal character from the first film is enough for me. [REC] 4: Apocalypse, the purported final film in the series is slated to … Continue reading

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