Review: The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)

An intelligent British post-apocalyptic zombie flick, The Girl with All the Gifts introduces us to the 'hungries' - humans infected by a devastating fungal disease which makes them all so chompy. Humanity's only hope is from a group of 'hungry' children who are able to think, learn and interact with survivors but will still kill … Continue reading Review: The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)

31 scary movie moments – 29) London is empty in 28 Days Later (2002)

One of our biggest fears in humanity is change that is out of our control, and Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later deals with that on a massive scale for lead Jim (Cillian Murphy) as he wakes from a coma in a deserted St Thomas' Hospital, London. As he leaves the hospital, he finds the streets … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 29) London is empty in 28 Days Later (2002)

31 scary movie moments – 24) They’re coming to get you Barbra in Night of the Living Dead (1968)

And this is where it starts. We lost George A. Romero this year - the father of the zombie movie - and boy will he be missed. This is the seminal opening of the highly influential, game-changing and much copied Night of the Living Dead and it never stops being scary - siblings Barbra (Judith … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 24) They’re coming to get you Barbra in Night of the Living Dead (1968)

31 Days of Halloween – Day 24 – Planet Terror (2007)

Robert Rodriguez's movie - essentially an exploitation zombie flick - forms part of the double feature of Grindhouse, with Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof. It's all jolly good, gory fun with a starry cast and lots of melting bodies. Rose McGowan's kick-ass protagonist Cherry Darling is a strong lead, as some nasty chemicals are released into … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween – Day 24 – Planet Terror (2007)