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Luke Hawley: An Introduction

Hello all, I’d like to take the time, here, to introduce myself as the newest addition to Zombies In My Blog. I’m incredibly excited to be contributing to this site! I’ll let you know a little bit about myself, where… Continue Reading →

Hollow Victories and Bittersweet Endings

There are a lot of different ways storytellers resolve their plot lines. Specifically with limited series or movies, the writer or director implements an underlying theme throughout that is meant to leave a certain impression on the viewer. Full-fledged television… Continue Reading →

Don’t Breathe: A Reflection of Fear in Society

Looking back on any given movie of a certain time period is a good way to discover the values that society had held during that time. Moreover, horror movies, in particular, have displayed common allegories that give clues into the… Continue Reading →

Stranger Things Have Not Happened

Many of the things we enjoyed when we were younger bring us feelings of nostalgia. Just remembering what once was, what shaped us and the cultural reflection of the time can be uplifting. But now, for fans of ’80s sci-fi… Continue Reading →

Everything the Critics Hate About IDR Is a Reason I Like It (So There!)

There’s no nice way to say this. The critics have been dicks about Independence Day: Resurgence. Continuing their proud tradition of ignoring the reality and climate in which we process certain movies, and seeking some Shakespearean/Aaron Sorkin/Spielberg perfection in all things, they… Continue Reading →

Zombie With a Shotgun: A Kickstarter With a Unique Hook

Many Zombie films share the same tropes, where the remaining humans fight to survive against the hordes of the undead and, at times, themselves. Zombie with a Shotgun takes an interesting approach, putting the Zombie as the protagonist, fighting against… Continue Reading →

Five Takeaways From Netflix’s Jessica Jones

We’ve all gotten used to cinematic superheroes, by now. Every year there is a new movie or two that debuts right around this time, with several to follow, as we get deeper into summer. From movie to movie, a lot… Continue Reading →

Flight 462: A Fear the Walking Dead Short on Character

Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462, a 16-episode short film, attempts to generate interest in the show’s second season, but crashes way before the actual flight. Filled with Zombie outbreak tropes and with little time for character development, it is… Continue Reading →

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