Tag: zombies

Toronto 2019 Review: BLOOD QUANTUM Chews On The Sins of Fathers

It is 1971, and a lone police car drives purposely, if slightly lost, through the Northern Canadian forest. Its bright red cherries offer little light, and function more of a quiet warning to the wilderness which surround it. The Police...

DEADSIGHT Interview: Jesse Thomas Cook On Finally Directing A Zombie Film

Ever since his breakthrough film, 2011’s Monster Brawl, Canadian filmmaker Jesse Thomas Cook’s love for zombies was more than evident. In said brawl, one of the contenders from the undead conference was, precisely, the Zombie Man (played by Rico Montana),...

Neuchâtel 2016 Review: SEOUL STATION, A Zombie Flick That's a Walker Not A Runner

Yeon Sang-ho’s take on the zombie apocalypse doesn't bring anything fresh to the undead table yet contains enough touches of the social commentary that marks the best works of the genre to stir some interest. An old man, sick and...

Have Your Say: What (Or Who) Is Your Favorite Zombie?

It's now almost two weeks ago that I saw the Japanese zombie film I Am A Hero, a movie which surprised me by being unexpectedly awesome. In my review, I said that most zombie films feature a "hero zombie", one...

Imagine 2016 Review: I AM A HERO Is Awesome, Gory, And Fun

(Or: how you can do things right by doing nothing wrong, and adding some brains...) It's hard to think of a more tired horror sub-genre than the zombie flick. Due to the popularity of George Romero's Night of the Living...

Exclusive NAVY SEALS VS. ZOMBIES Clip: Shoot, Dang It, Shoot!

Let's face it: if a movie is titled Navy SEALS Vs. Zombies, that pretty much says it all, doesn't it? So why, in this exclusive clip, is there any hesitation about highly-trained military men shooting zombies, especially when they start...

Gong Yoo Joins Yeon Sang-ho's Live Action Zombie Thriller BUSAN-BOUND

Yeon Sang-ho has come a long way in just a few years. After two highly acclaimed animations and another in post, the filmmaker will be making his live action debut this year, with the big-budget zombie thriller Busan-Bound. The Suspect's...

WYRMWOOD: IFC Announces U.S. Date And Unveils New Poster

IFC Midnight has announced the U.S. release dates for Tristan and Kia Roache-Turner's tremendously fun zombie flick Wyrmwood. Along with the announcement, via Fangoria, there also comes a new poster, which suffers from the cut and paste action on the zombie horde at...

Z NATION Starts Tonight On SyFy And Space

Three years after a zombie outbreak, Lt. Mark Hammond is escorting Murphy from New York to a lab in California. They come across a commune run by former reservist Charles Garnett. Hammond recruits Garnett to take him to the next...

SXSW 2014 Review: DOC OF THE DEAD Is A Worthwhile History Of The Zombie

If you're anything like most genre film freaks, you probably looked at the title, rolled your eyes, and muttered "not another zombie flick" between clenched teeth. Don't worry: no one will hold it against a film buff who says...

Review: ZOMBIE DAWN Lacks Zombies And Plot

How many zombie films have been made? How many zombie films have been made since the year 2000? Maybe more than those that have ever been made until that point in the history of film. How many zombie movies have been...

TADFF 2013 Review: STALLED Does Not Poop On The Zombie Comedy Genre!

(Stalled plays as part of Toronto After Dark's Zombie Appreciation Night. It screens this Saturday, October 19th at 7:00pm at the Scotiabank Theatre) You may think to yourself "can an entire film play out within the confines of a workplace bathroom and...

Watch Icelandic Zombie Short UNDYING LOVE Now!

Before we begin let me just say that, yes, this is a shameless self promotion of my own short film that I did two years ago and I'm using ScreenAnarchy, a site that I write for, as a platform to...

Fantasia 2013 Review: THE BATTERY Bravely Sidesteps The Usual Zombie Routine

Companionship and camaraderie are at the heart of Jeremy Gardner's micro-indie Zom-Dram, The Battery. What? You say. Another filmmaker making a buddy/zombie movie with no money and the usual tropes and jokes?  Not so with this one, which spends its...

Zombies On A Plane! - New WORLD WAR Z Trailer

It's been a long, long time coming, but a movie adaptation of Max Brooks' best-selling book World War Z (unsurprisingly with little resemblance to the tome other than its title) is in fact coming. With a June 21st release date...

Sympathy For Mr. Zombie: Here's The International Trailer For HALLEY

I guarantee you won't find another trailer or film that takes to the idea of the zombie with such a sympathetic and existential gaze as you will with Sebastián Hofmann's Halley. Our very own Ard Vijn had this to say...

Guilty Zombie Teen Returns Home in BBC Three's IN THE FLESH

Kieren Walker may look like a self-loathing emo-teen, but that's just because he's been dead for four years. The three-part BBC Three drama In the Flesh tells the story of young Kieren's reintegration back into society. Along with thousands of...

Blu-ray Review: THE WOODSMAN AND THE RAIN (Third Window)

I now have the rare pleasure of having seen two coming-of-age comedy/drama films about young, insecure directors making zombie films from East Asia in the last 12 months. The first was Korea's Let Me Out, the story of a film...