Zombie Epic Crosses into Blockbuster Hollywood Franchises

InfestationCover

San Diego, CA – A first in comic book history, IDW Publishing is proud to announce INFESTATION! Starting in January 2011, INFESTATION will infect STAR TREK, GHOSTBUSTERS, TRANFORMERS and G.I. JOE comics with zombies, zombies, and more zombies. To help create this multi-dimensional saga, IDW is teaming up with fan-favorite writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (The Thanos Imperative, Legion of Super-Heroes) and artist David Messina (TRUE BLOOD). “This is definitely one of those ‘there’s no way they’ll ever do this’ kind of events,” said … Continue reading

1 Comment

Why Do Zombies Crave Human Flesh?

NightofTheLiving

Why Do Zombies Crave Human Flesh?  One of the most chilling scenes in George Romero’s immortal Night of the Living Dead (1968) occurs in the climax – after a botched escape attempt, lovers Tom and Judy die in an explosion. When the smoke clears, a mob of zombies attacks the couple’s remains, each tearing off a piece for themselves. The creatures then begin their macabre feast on a nearby lawn, voraciously devouring human flesh and … Continue reading

4 Comments

Book Review: Night of the Living Dead – Author Joe Kane

56442360

With this book (hyperbolicly subtitled Behind the Scenes of the Most Terrifying Zombie Movie Ever) , Joe “Phantom of the Movies” Kane gives us a thorough and comprehensive look behind the scenes that, while heavily peppered with opinion and conjecture, makes an interesting and edifying read for anyone obsessed or even interested in Romero’s gut munching classic. Plus, they throw in John Russo’s original screen play as a gift for completists, as well as testimonials from some of films great names like Frank Hennenlotter and Peter Jackson. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

the-return-of-the-living-dead-2

SYNOPSIS: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage through Louisville, Kentucky seeking their favorite food, brains. REVIEW: “Return of the Living Dead” easily stands as one of the greatest zombie comedy films of all time. Way before there was “Shaun of The Dead“, way before there was “Zombieland” there was … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: Night Of The Living Dead: Reanimated (2009)

Night Of The Living Dead Reanimated poster 1

SYNOPSIS: “Night Of The Living Dead: Reanimated features the work of various artists, animators, and filmmakers from around the globe. The mixed media featured include puppetry, CGI, hand-drawn animation, illustration, acrylics, claymation, and even tattoos, just to name a few. This mass-collaboration approach is less about remaking Romero’s film and more about viewing the classic through an experimental lens. Instead of trying to alter Image Ten’s work, NOTLD:R seeks to showcase the responses that artists … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Monroeville Zombies Charity Car Wash

HorrorNews.net-Thumbnail

ZOMBIES TO WASH CARS AND RESCUE ANIMALS AT ZOMBIE CAR WASH Monroeville, PA – August 20, 2010 – Monroeville Zombies, the zombie themed shop and attraction in the Monroeville Mall, will host a charity car wash with an unusual twist: ZOMBIES! The event will bring back to the Monroeville Mall a horde of zombie re-enactors who do not want your brains, but rather your dirty cars. The participants are volunteers who enjoy dressing as zombies … Continue reading

3 Comments

Film Review: Zombies, Zombies, Zombies (2008)

zombies_zombies_zombies_1

SYNOPSIS: A drug experiment gone wrong produces a league of blood-thirsty zombies. It is up to a small band of exotic dancers trapped in a gentleman’s club to fight back. Together they must rely on their wits and skills to survive the night, and pray that they don’t become victims of the flesh-eating zombies! REVIEW: Zombies Zombies Zombies is a very run of the mill low-budget picture on the tail of another low-budget film with … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Zombie Apocalypse (2008)

Zombie-Apocalypse-4

SYNOPSIS: When college roommates Mark and Tom go out for a night at the bar, the last thing they expected to find was a machete wielding stranger and a horde of the undead. With the help of amateur photographer and video store clerk Raven, the unlikely party fights their way into an epic conflict between the living…and the dead. Zombie Apocalypse is a feature-length over-the-top action/adventure/horror movie…made for a shoestring budget of only $5000! It’s … Continue reading

Leave a comment