great zombie movies

If you think the zombie movie is dead, you’re not alone.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies opened with a thud this past weekend. The shambling undead have become television fixtures thanks to AMC’s The Walking Dead, which has dominated the zombie conversation for so long that the genre has stopped feeling special. Countless new movies have been rightfully accused of repeatedly treading on familiar ground, riffing on a template that George Romero built with Night of the Living Dead decades ago and refusing to try anything truly new. For many, the mere thought of a new zombie movie sounds exhausting, boring.

But like all horror subgenres, a zombie movie is only as good and as unique as its makers are ambitious and clever. I’ve rounded up a group of zombie movies, some older and some new, that don’t play by the traditional rules. These are the movies that allow me to keep my faith in zombie movies alive and well, so┬áconsider these the antidote to everything else that has been frustrating you lately.

Read More »

.

Please Recommend /Film on Facebook

survival-dead-rec-2

Yesterday I riled a few people up with a conversation about red-band trailers. (You guys like them; we get it.) Today we’ll flip to the other side of the coin, as IGN has new bloody and restricted clips for George Romero‘s Survival of the Dead and a UK trailer for [REC] 2. Check both out after the break. Read More »