Tag Archives: Dawn of the Dead

Let The Dead Rise Again: The 45th Anniversary of George A. Romero’s ‘DAWN OF THE DEAD’ (1978)

Dawn of the Dead

The Dead will rise again this year for the 45th Anniversary: Dawn of the Dead was first released in Italy in September 1978, and all the OG zombie fans can’t wait to celebrate the walking dead all over again. Dawn of the Dead set the standards a little higher for …

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‘Z-ERO’ (2022) Indie Zombie Mayhem With Heart – Movie Review

Z-ERO (2022)

Low-budget indie filmmaking is all about passion. One person (or a small group of people) charges forth in the relentless pursuit of a dream. A dream to make a movie! That passion is evident in every low-budget indie film I’ve ever watched, and it is certainly evident in Z-ERO (2022), …

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Horror Realm Con: A Personal Experience For Genre Fans

Every horror fan loves a good convention, a place to gather with like-minded hardcore peers, dress up, meet some of the biggest genre stars, and check out merchandise from local creators. Horror Realm Con offers just that. Horror Realm Con is a yearly horror themed convention that has run in the …

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Interview With ‘The Swerve’ Director Dean Kapsalis

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to interview Dean Kapsalis, director of The Swerve (2020 – read our review here) starring Azura Skye (One Missed Call). It was true honor to speak with Dean about his amazing film and feature film debut. PopHorror: Who or what inspired you to become …

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‘Night of the Comet’ (1984) – 35th Anniversary Retro Review

Night of the Comet Written and directed by Thom Eberhardt Starring Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelli Maroney, Robert Beltran, and Mary Woronov Released on November 16, 1984 The intro of Night of the Comet captures everything that was so wrong but oh-so-right in American culture in 1984.  After a serious scholarly monologue …

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New Horror Comedy ‘Bigfoot!’ Plays By Its Own Rules

The new horror comedy Bigfoot! is a rare example of a film’s alleged shortcomings actually working in its favor. It shines, it stumbles, it makes you laugh, and it makes you scratch your head. And it’s got movie references for days. But as someone once famously said of Plan 9 …

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Musician IslandRocks is Re-visioning the Retro Movie Theme!

I’ve been watching horror cinema faithfully since High School in the early nineties. When I discovered Italian cinema, my mind was blown, especially Lucio Fulci, Umberto Lenzi, Ruggero Deodato and Dario Argento. In the early wave before a lot of these films even got good VHS treatment from companies like …

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Interview with Andrea Von Drakenstein, Owner of Drakenstein Art

Do you like things that are simultaneously cute and creepy? Then you will love the art of Andrea Von Drakenstein, the owner of Drakenstein Art and creator of a ton of beautifully made and adorably creepy creations. I had the opportunity to chat with Andrea about her dolls and her …

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