Tag: <span>zombie</span>

Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Survival of the Dead (2009)

Title: Survival of the Dead (2009) Director: George A. Romero Runtime: 90 minutes “In an us-versus-them world, someone puts up a flag, another person tears it down and puts up his own. Pretty soon no one remembers what started the war in the first place and the fighting becomes all about those stupid flags.” —…


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Land of the Dead (2005)

Title: Land of the Dead (2005) Director: George A. Romero Runtime: 97 minutes “In a world where the dead are returning to life, the word “trouble” loses much of its meaning.” — Land of the Dead is often looked at as the start of the decline of Romero’s Dead series, and though this definitely feels…


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Day of the Dead (1985)

Title: Day of the Dead (1985) Director: George A. Romero Runtime: 101 minutes “We’re bein’ punished by the Creator. He visited a curse on us. So that man could look at…what Hell was like.” — George A. Romero is three for three in leaving me wanting so much more at the end of his films….


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Title: Dawn of the Dead (1978) Director: George A. Romero Runtime: 127 minutes “My granddad was a priest in Trinidad. He used to tell us, ‘When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the Earth.’” — Unlike Night of the Dead, it only took me one viewing to fall in love with…


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Title: Night of the Living Dead (1968) Director: George A. Romero Runtime: 96 minutes “We may not enjoy living together, but dying together isn’t going to solve anything.” — Night of the Living Dead is such an important film in the pantheon of both the horror genre, and the zombie sub-genre. Of course, it’s not…


Movie Review – The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Title: The Return of the Living Dead (1985) Runtime: 91 minutes Director: Dan O’Bannon — This is a perfect example of 80s craziness at its finest. From the over-the-top acting to the gore, music, and crazy naked woman, there’s a lot to enjoy about this horror romp. The zombie outbreak in Return happens thanks to…


Movie Review – Zombieland (2009)

Title: Zombieland (2009) Runtime: 88 minutes Director: Ruben Fleischer — Zombie films don’t get much better than Zombieland. With four incredible actors, a ridiculously funny script, and all the zombie gore you could hope for, it’s just about perfect. Like most zombie films, the story doesn’t take much setting up: something happens, and the dead…