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Original Vs. Remake: Dawn of the Dead

Yes, a remake did defeat an original for the second time in a row with our last Original Vs. Remake . Funny enough, it was pretty tough to disagree with the outcome considering the superior craftsmanship with which The Last House on the Left remake was handled. Today's O Vs. R feels like it's upping the game. What we're dealing with here is a beloved classic and an unexpectedly...

Kill of the Day: Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Today I'm taking us back folks. I'm talking WAY back. That's right, I'm taking us back to the legendary classic NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD. Our first real taste into the world of zombies, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD holds up even today in this schmuck's opinion. For today's Kill of the Day we're going with the epic scene from the film where the newly zombified Karen stalks her mother and...

Sundance nabs second season of hit French series The Returned

It seems that many of you really enjoyed the Sundance Channel's hit French zombie series "The Returned" when it aired last year so you'll be happy to know that a second season will be coming your way later this year. THR is reporting that the Sundance Channel has acquired the U.S. broadcast rights to the eight-episode second season of the acclaimed...

What does George A. Romero think of The Walking Dead?

Let's face it: without George A. Romero there wouldn't be "The Walking Dead". The Godfather of the zombie genre, whose NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD remains one of the greatest horror films of all time and kickstarted the zombie craze, recently sat down with Big Issue to comment on the hit AMC series (as well as take a dig at the Brad Pitt-starring WORLD WAR Z ),...

French zombie series The Returned gets U.S. trailer

Airing on Halloween night on the Sundance channel, "The Returned" is the acclaimed eight-part French series about people coming back from the grave and attempting to revisit their old lives. A U.S. trailer has just hit, and we have it for you below. The synopsis: In an idyllic French mountain town, a seemingly random collection of people find themselves in a state of...

Birth of the Living Dead doc coming to iTunes, limited theaters this month

Back in July we hit you with the trailer for the upcoming BIRTH OF THE LIVING DEAD, a new documentary focusing on the making-of and the legacy of George Romero's classic NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD. We followed that bit o'news up in August with some release details for the doc which was reportedly originally scheduled to hit various VOD outlets on November 6. But it seems that...

New still from Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead arrives

DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS. DEAD recently finished production in Iceland, and the newest official still has arrived, showing Martin Starr wielding a gun. Basically the only time Martin Starr is ever going to look intimidating... The film, which was shot in both English and Norwegian, follows the sole survivor of a Nazi zombie attack as he battles an even larger army of zombies...

French undead mini-series The Returned coming to U.S.

Music Box Films announced today that it has acquired all U.S. rights to the eight-part French mini-series "The Returned" (aka "Rebound") from Zodiak Rights. Created by Fabrice Gobert and produced by Caroline Benjo, Jimmy Desmarais and Carole Scotta of Haut et Court, "The Returned" is based on the feature film "Les Revenants" by Robin Campillo; it aired last fall on Canal+ in France and...

George A. Romero completes The Zombie Autopsies script; hopes for it to be his next directorial effort

It was almost two years ago when we told you about Zombie King George A. Romero tackling the adaptation of the novel THE ZOMBIE AUTOPSIES by Harvard Psychologist turned author Steven C. Schlozman, M.D., which we followed up late last year with a smallish update in which Romero shared he was deep into the writing process but was unsure whether or not it would be his next directorial...

Comic Con: The undead walk the streets of San Diego!

Zombie walks are all the rage now of late. I've seen them at the Sitges Film Festival, the Fantasia Film Festival, my old crack-head neighborhood and now at the San Diego Comic Con. JoBlo and I were walking down the Gaslamp area in San Diego and we quickly realized that the undead were hot on our tail , moving...SLOWLLLLY. So Jo filmed it in the name of sharing the experience...

Paul Reiser joins horror comedy Life After Beth

It's been quite some time since we've heard anything on the horror comedy LIFE AFTER BETH, with our last report on the film coming way back in December of last year when it was announced that John C. Reilly and Aubrey Plaza were cast in the Jeff Baena-helmed flick. Now The Hollywood Reporter has dropped the news that the film has begun production in Los Angeles and that Paul...

Witness the Birth of the Living Dead with this trailer for new doc

There has rarely been a film within our beloved genre that had as much of a cultural impact as George Romero's 1968 classic NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, and now a new documentary is coming our way from director Robert Kuhns that takes a look back at the making-of and the legacy of the legendary film. Below you will find the trailer and poster for Kuhn's BIRTH OF THE LIVING...

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