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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

I had high hopes for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the just-released film which, like the novel upon which it is based, attempts to combine Jane Austen and The Walking Dead.  The source material was good.  The cast — with Lilly James as Elizabeth Bennet, Jack Huston as Wickham, and Matt Smith as Parson Collins […]

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The Other Side (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

I watch a lot of zombie films. After all, I’m a horror fan.  And right now — with the success of The Walking Dead, the never dying popularity of George Romero’s Dead films, and the recent nostalgic resurgence of the old Italian zombie films of the early 1980s — zombies define horror for many people. […]

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Shock Waves (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

With today being the first day of October, I found myself thinking about some of my favorite zombie films.  One which came to mind immediately was Ken Wiederhorn’s low-budget but effectively disturbing 1977 film, Shock Waves. In Shock Waves, a group of tourists find themselves shipwrecked off the Florida coast.  As they wander through the isolated, […]

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Zombie 5: Killing Birds (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

Thanks to the wonderful people at Anchor Bay, I recently watched Zombie 5: Killing Birds, one of the last of the old school Italian horror films. Admittedly, when I first hit play on the DVD player, I was expecting the worst.  Of all the various official and unofficial sequels to Lucio Fulci’s masterpiece Zombi 2 (which, […]

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The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead [now in it’s third season] is a show adapted from graphic novels (or comic books, for the artistically impaired). Although I have not read the graphic novels, many people I share the love of this show with have, and say it [after the middle of the first season] holds pretty well to […]