Zombie stories almost always have the same end game: Either humanity finds a cure, or everyone dies. In Friday’s Walking Dead panel at San Diego Comic-Con, franchise creator Robert Kirkman said definitely his show will never, ever, look for a solution to the undead apocalypse. (Looks like everyone dying is still on…
The first time I saw—really saw—George Romero’s classic 1968 film Night of the Living Dead was in a college horror-film class. The class was rumored to be a “gut”—little to no reading, no exams. Just write a couple of papers and get an easy A, people claimed.
George Romero, the legendary filmmaker who changed the horror world forever with Night of the Living Dead and its sequels, has died of lung cancer at the age of 77.
George A. Romero, director of the legendary Night of the Living Dead, the equally legendary Dawn of the Dead, the not legendary but still good Day of the Dead, and countless other zombie entertainment, is trying something different. Very different. So different it’s a movie where zombies race cars to entertain rich…
There’s going to be a new zombie comic book getting a TV show soon, and it has nothing to do with The Walking Dead. Oh, and did we mention there will be vampires, too?
Ever since Star Wars, the special effects industry has taken us to amazing new worlds and recharged our sense of wonder. It's also grossed us the frak out. Exploding heads, severed limbs, strange mutilations... Here are the 20 most disgusting special effects of all time. Warning: NSFW!
We tend to think of science fiction and fantasy as being like mystery novels — the story is over when you solve the case. So we obsess over questions that have no answers. But here are 10 questions that are better unanswered, either because the possibilities are fascinating or because the answers would be terrible.
Yes, 40 years after The Wicker Man came out — and of course I mean the British movie, please pay no attention whatsoever to the Nic Cage clusterfuck of the same name — director Robin Hardy has returned to the horror masterpiece to make his definitive version. Plus Archer, Enterprise, Kurosawa and more!
Mystery Science Theater 3000 had its 25th anniversary on Sunday, and Shout Factory is celebrating it with a brand-new special edition that includes six classic episodes. Plus there's wolf children, knights on motorcycles, and more, all in This week's DVDs!
If you were holding your breath for father of all zombie movies George Romero and The Walking Dead to come together, you can stop. The director does not care for the hit TV show, calling it a "soap opera."
The Night of the Living Dead remake (Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D) will be set in New York City, OBVIOUSLY. You know what? It's a surprise that we're surprised.
We scored a few minutes with the Zombiefather George A. Romero at the kick-off to AMC's Fear Fest celebration. He shared his thoughts on undead sensation Walking Dead — and his plans for his next project, adapting The Zombie Autopsies.
How would the international community respond to the rise of a zombie horde? Daniel Drezner's Theories of International Politics and Zombies answers this crucial question — but also parodies the stultifying state of academic international relations programs. And for those of us who don't understand all the competing…
Today's the day when we celebrate the life of visionary leader Martin Luther King, Jr. But the civil-rights legend is also an important figure in science fiction... as an influence, and an occasional character.
A young Bruce Campbell talks about growing up with Sam Raimi, surrounded by monstrous heads. It's just one of the many, many delights available in The Incredibly Strange Film Show, a 1988-1989 British series about "psychotronic movies" that's on YouTube.
We all dream of upgrading beyond Human 1.0. But meanwhile, our fantasy worlds are full of creatures who've already become superhuman and semi-immortal. Which deathless creatures are closer to our cherished posthuman ideal: vampires? Or zombies?
Some rumors are just too good to die, and apparently Jeremy Renner playing Hawkeye is one of them. Cillian Murphy promises Inception won't leave you cold. George Romero thinks there's plenty of life in the Dead series. So many spoilers!
Iffy reviews for his latest film Survival of The Dead aren't going to stop undead legend George Romero from unleashing more zombies. In fact, he's got two more undead films in mind, which might even be a two-parter.
We talked infectious diseases with The Crazies director Breck Eisner. And learned the great pains he took to make sure George Romero's film was updated correctly. Rule number one: These people aren't zombies, they're alive — and full of rage!
There's a bit of buzz around the new Crazies remake. Starring Timothy Olyphant, the film appears to have the same plot as the original, but with better make up and FX. But do these new stills really outshine the original?