Tag Archives: zombie

13 Eerie – Review

13 Eerie is a low-budget monster movie that was filmed in an abandoned zoo just outside of Moose Jaw Ontario.  Few films have such humble origins while also striving so earnestly to subvert the tropes of the zombie subgenre.  It … Continue reading

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Eaters – DVD Review

The new zombie film Eaters proudly boasts “Presented by Uwe Boll”.  Uwe Boll is a terrible writer, an awful director and an incompetent producer.  Fortunately, he doesn’t seem to have written, directed or produced Eaters.  “Presented by” presumably means that … Continue reading

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Craft The Perfect Killing Machine In Dead Space 3

Isaac Clark is the unluckiest bastard in the whole damned universe.  He’s the poor sap who stars in the Dead Space games and, over the course of the first two games, he lost his wife, went crazy, got attacked by … Continue reading

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War of the Dead – DVD Review

War of the Dead holds the distinction of being the most expensive film ever produced in Lithuania.  At over a million Euros, it is still a low-budget zombie movie.  Yet it is also an ambitious bit of historical fiction that … Continue reading

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Osombie – DVD Review

The smarty-pants film critics are all excited about Kathryn Bigelow’s upcoming film Zero Dark Thirty.  It’s a tense drama about the raid on the compound where Osama Bin Laden was killed, and it’s supposed to be quite realistic in its … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Episode 5: No Time Left – Review

Someone needs to inform the folks at Telltale Games how zombies games are supposed to work.  They’re supposed to be about blasting zombie dogs with shotguns and blowing up boss monsters with grenade launchers.  Zombie games aren’t supposed to make … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Episode 4: Around Every Corner – Review

Telltale’s The Walking Dead games adapt the comic books, but there one very important difference between the comic books and the game: The comics star Rick Grimes.  Rick is a good man who finds himself leading a band of survivors, and he … Continue reading

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Resident Evil 6 – Preview

They’re cranking out Resident Evil products by the bucketful this year. Resident Evil Revelations wowed 3DS owners, the new movie Resident Evil Retribution features some very attractive women fighting zombies, the animated feature Resident Evil Damnation hits DVD next week, and Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City was… well it had … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Episode 3 The Long Road Ahead

Telltale Games’ episodic take on The Walking Dead has some serious emotional punch.  Episode 1 genuinely frightened me, while Episode 2 filled me with rage.  Episode 3 made me sad.  Very sad.  At this point in the story, the protagonist Lee has amassed a band of … Continue reading

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Day Z: Is It Still Survival Horror When Death Is Inevitable?

Fighting monsters isn’t quite as scary when you know that you’re supposed to win.   This is the case with the zombies in many video games; no matter how great the odds were against Chris, Jill and the rest of the gang in Resident … Continue reading

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