Tag: zombies

What I’m Reading: Locksmith at the End of the World

High Concept refers to a book or movie plot that can be easily described with one phrase. In Locksmith at the End of the World, a novella by Angela Glascock, that phrase is “zombie apocalypse from a dog’s point of view.” The first line… Continue Reading “What I’m Reading: Locksmith at the End of the World”

Scary Movies: White Zombie

The movie this time out is White Zombie from 1932. It’s said to be the first zombie movie and stars Bela Lugosi as Murder Legendre, an evil sugar mill owner who uses zombies as slave labor in his mill. The female lead, Madeleine, is… Continue Reading “Scary Movies: White Zombie”

Scary Movies: Day of the Dead

Still wrapping up the horror movie reviews from October… Now we come to the third in director/writer/producer George Romero’s zombie trilogy, Day of the Dead. The first two (Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead, which I reviewed here) are among my… Continue Reading “Scary Movies: Day of the Dead”

Scary Movies: Night of the Living Dead

I watched this with my son last weekend. He was suitably scared/fascinated by this first of the modern zombie movies. I was afraid he’d be upset by the nihilistic ending (spoiler warning?) but it didn’t bother him at all. NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD… Continue Reading “Scary Movies: Night of the Living Dead”

Scary Movies: Dawn of the Dead

The sequel to Night of the Living Dead and no, I didn’t show this one to my son. Maybe when he’s older. Like 22. I have seen it as recently as last Halloween. One of the best horror movies ever made, and possibly my… Continue Reading “Scary Movies: Dawn of the Dead”