Film Review: Zombies Vs. Strippers (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The Tough Titty is a strip club that’s seen better days. But tonight it’s gonna see a whole lot worse. Spider has been losing money on his business for years. Now it’s finally getting the traffic he’s always wanted… unfortunately, most of his patrons are undead. With a sudden outbreak of the zombie virus, Vanilla, Bambi, Sugar Hills deal with the disaster the way only a stripper can. Blood braziers go flying, in this … Continue reading

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Film Review: Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: Alice awakes in Raccoon City, only to find it has become infested with zombies and monsters. With the help of Jill Valentine and Carlos Olivera, Alice must find a way out of the city before it is destroyed by a nuclear missile. REVIEW: For me, “Resident Evil: Apocalypse“ is a great follow up. The film leaves off right where the last one film ended (“Resident Evil (2002)”)(about 13 hours after) taking the universe of Resident … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pavlov’s Dog’s – Authors D.L. Snell | Thomas Brannan

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Pavlov’s Dogs Authors D.L. Snell and Thomas Brannan Permuted Press Werewolves! Zombies! Armageddon! Now there’s a good tagline. This is a wonderfully engrossing and satisfying book which has all the hallmarks of a classic horror novel, whilst mixing two beloved beasts in one tale. Despite its title, it’s not about physiologist Ivan Pavlov and his investigations into the gastric workings of dogs, which is probably a good thing. This is a dark and action-packed story … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zombie Apocalypse Preparation – Authors David Houchins | Scot Thomas

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Zombie Apocalypse Preparation: How to Survive in an Undead World and Have Fun Doing It! Authors: David Houchins and Scot Thomas Permuted Press Oh yes, thank you very much indeed, David and Scot, for putting this delightful thing out there. “Zombie Apocalypse Preparation: How to Survive in an Undead World and Have Fun Doing It!” is a wonderfully entertaining, funny and observant book which does exactly what it says in the title, albeit with a … Continue reading

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Rock and Shock Recap!

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What do you call a three day weekend chock full of music, madness and mayhem all devoted to the undying spirit of HORROR? Rock and Shock, that’s what! Indeed, promoter Massconcerts and the city of Worcester did a great job as always hosting this annual event, this year presented at the city’s DCU and Palladium venues. Between all of the bands playing the Palladium’s two stages, the epic horror convention at the DCU Center and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Humans Versus Zombies (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on the “Live Action Role-Playing” game of the same name. Students on summer break are exposed to a deadly virus that is spread rapidly through direct human contact. The infected become enslaved by the invading “swarm” intelligence and driven by an insatiable appetite to consume human flesh. Returning home, the students spread the infection to their fellow classmates and other unsuspecting townspeople. One by one, more students fall victim to the plague,triggering an … Continue reading

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A Dummies Guide to Zombies! Part 1

“When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.” Zombies are linked to the basics of human nature, they play upon our fears of infectious disease, death and turn our switches on to the need to survive. They are the walking dead, following their basic instincts, which is to feed. They are de-evolution at it’s finest and most of the time no one knows how the infection spread but it spread … Continue reading

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My Journey to The Beyond: A Fan’s Discovery of Fulci’s Classic

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Released in 1981, The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, has long been considered the Italian filmmaker’s masterpiece of gore.  It has amassed a horde of devoted fans throughout the years, including Quentin Tarantino, who would praise and re-release the film.  At this point I can already hear you shouting at me through the paper, “Wait, we know all this already!  So what?”   Well, believe it or not there are horror fans out there who may … Continue reading

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Covens, curses and gore on the latest “Midnight Hour”

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Fans of retro comic book horror will be happy to hear that the cult TV series, “Lee Martin’s The Midnight Hour,” is currently preparing an all-new tale of mayhem for its fans. Principal photography has wrapped on the show’s latest fourth-season outing, aptly titled “Flesh Eaters of Candlemas Eve.” As its name suggests, there are witchcraft and zombie elements to this entry, which will air throughout June of 2012. Darwin Spaysky, who can be seen … Continue reading

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Zombies return to “Midnight Hour”

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Zombies, lust, intrigue and black magic combine in “Kiss the Blood from My Lips,” the latest episode of the cult TV series, “Lee Martin’s The Midnight Hour.” In it, a sexy young heiress invokes her psychotic father’s rage when she insists on dating a particularly sleazy Lothario. Murder and madness follow before witchcraft is used to raise the vengeful dead. Filming has wrapped on the grisly shocker, which stars series veterans Jesse Nagy, Rocco Guirlanda … Continue reading

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Film Review: 28 Weeks Later (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan. REVIEW: With it’s debut feature “28 Days Later” setting such a high mark AND being directed by top notcher Danny Boyle, fans were wondering if its sequel could deliver the same dose of excitement. This … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombieland (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, and a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the Last Twinkie and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America. REVIEW: #1 Rule = Cardio, #2 rule Double Tap. You might think that you’ve fallen right into a zombie instruction manual. An in some of the cases, that may be true. This apocalyptic … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beyond the Barriers – Author Timothy Long

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BEYOND THE BARRIERS Author: Timothy Long Permuted Press And the zombie fiction juggernaut thunders on with another addition to the genre. This time it’s by Timothy Long, and has the potential to be a better book than many of your run-of-the-mill zombie yarns. Once again we’re stuck with the damn first person narrative though, which is getting more annoying as time goes on. That aside, Beyond The Barriers has a great deal working in its … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dawn of the Dead (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall. REVIEW: When there is no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth The 2004 remake release of “Dawn of the Dead“, stands as one of the most successful to come out of the remake pool in the rush to remarket … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Undead Situation – Author Eloise J. Knapp

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The Undead Situation Eloise J. Knapp Permuted Press I don’t know about you, but I’m really getting tired of genre novels written in the first person. Genre novels, for the most part, work best when the story unfolds via an unaffected third person narrative. The first person narrative is great for getting a sense of character across, but not so great for moving the story along. This is the case here with The Undead Situation. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Oasis of the Zombies (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: An expedition searching for treasure supposedly buried by the German army in the African desert during WW II comes up against an army of Nazi zombies guarding the fortune REVIEW: “Oasis of the Zombies” (1981) (sometimes referred to as “The Treasure of the Living Dead”) is one of those films that you’ve probably heard about, but never seen. There’s good reason for that. An expedition looking for treasure in Africa runs afoul when they … Continue reading

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