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The Zombies: Volume One

The Zombies: Volume One by Macaulay C. Hunter is another zombie novel that takes the perspective of an unusual demographic — teenagers. “They were six average teenagers . . . until Sombra C. Schools are closed. Thousands of sick people are locked in confinement points to die. Vigilante soldiers are pacing the streets. A mutation of […]

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Movie Review: Shadow Of The Vampire

“Shadow Of The Vampire” (2000) gives an alternative explanation behind the filming of the 1922 vampire film “Nosferatu”. In “Shadow Of The Vampire” the actor who plays the vampire is actually… I won’t spoil it for you. Nosferatu This Independent horror was directed by E. Elias Merhige. The makeup department did an amazing job turning Willem Defoe into […]

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World War of the Dead by Eric S. Brown

The basic synopsis of Eric S. Brown’s novel ‘World War of the Dead‘ is simple enough. In World War II the undead and a monster as old as time are brought to our world by a bombing run, and it’s up to 3 men who develop unique powers to stop them. …Okay, so maybe it’s […]

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Movie Review: Mercy (2014) Starring Chandler Riggs

  The producers that brought us “The Purge” and “Paranormal Activity”, have brought us “Mercy”.  This supernatural film revolves around George, a young boy with the ability to see what most can’t, spirits. When George’s beloved Grandmother falls ill from a stroke he, his brother and his mom move to the Grandmother’s house in the country to […]

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Movie Review: Godzilla (2014)

Run! It’s Godzilla! Sorry, I couldn’t resist. The latest Godzilla movie is directed by Gareth Edwards, who also directed 2010’s Monsters. The movie has a wonderful cast, including Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick Ass 1 and 2) and Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai) , just to name a few.   The story is that of a soldier who is […]

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The Zombie Cookbook

I don’t have anything but good things to say about The Zombie Cookbook by J.O. Osbourne. This book is full of great, simple recipes that both sound and can be made to look very spooky. I thought it would be a good book to check out prior to Halloween festivities and I was right! This […]

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Little Slices of Death

If I gave you the choice of unloading a clip in a starving zombie or becoming one, I’m sure most would choose the former. It just sounds more fun. If you did want to experience zombification, there is a way to come close to that. As botanists know, you can zombify yourself by eating puffer fish that contain a certain […]

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The Birth of Frankenstein: Ken Russell’s Gothic Hallucination

Laudanum, leeches, orgies and a decapitated pig. Not exactly what comes to mind when you think of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. For my first classic review as a guest here, I am honored to dive into Ken Russell’s Gothic (1986). Russell was a polarizing master of disturbing, nonsensical imagery. Gothic explores the night Mary Shelley conceived her […]

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News About The Walking Dead Companion Series

The pilot for The Walking Dead companion series has finally been ordered and production will begin later this year. The series will be written by Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson. The show, yet to be named, will take place in a different location and with different characters than The Walking Dead. It will begin with six main characters (listed below) […]

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