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Groceries, Guns, and Garlic: Richard Matheson and the Survival Horror Genre

On July 16th, 2017, I received three messages in rapid succession telling me that George A. Romero had died. If that name doesn’t ring any bells for you, know that Romero almost single-handedly created the modern zombie tale, as well as many of the conventions and tropes of the horror genre. 1.195 kata lagi

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Friday Face-Off - 14th July 2017

Friday Face-Off is an idea originally thought up by Books By Proxy which I stole from the fantastic The Tattooed Book Geek. The idea originally was to compare UK and US covers based on an assigned theme each week and choose the winning cover. 151 kata lagi

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The Omega Man (1971, dir. Boris Sagal)

After a biowarfare apocalypse, one man survives in a standoff against the remaining infected. This second version of Matheson’s I Am Legend is very much of its time, with blaxploitation, Hammer horror and counterculture elements, plus Heston in messiah mode.

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I Am Legend **1/2 (Out Of 4)

Consensus: “I Am Legend” chillingly creates a dystopian New York devoid of humanity. The production design is simply awesome. The scenes depicting the disaster are also very effective. 28 kata lagi

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The Book Was Better

Well, duh.

Though…

I watch a lot of movies. I also read a lot of books. I’ve watched a lot of movies inspired by books—and that’s my favourite way of phrasing it, because even a faithful film adaptation will differ from the source material. 1.317 kata lagi

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Top Ten Remakes of the New Millennium

Tom Cruise’s The Mummy, (read our full review here) not is only the freshman film in Universal’s new “Dark Universe”, but also a remake of Brendan Fraser’s 1999 film  1.255 kata lagi

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End of World Subcategories: The Zombie Apocalypse

Probably (and arguably) the most popular of our postapocalyptic guilty pleasures, if box-office totals and ratings are any indication, and one that has, in particular, gained ground in the last decade is: 848 kata lagi