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Weekend Watchlist | Zombies

Weekend Watchlist | Zombies

By The Pitt News Staff October 8, 2021
Zombies have a big role in Pittsburgh’s history thanks to George A. Romero’s work, so we can’t have a month of monster recommendations without some zombie movies. The Pitt News Staff recommends films and shows this week featuring the living dead.
“Army of the Dead” is the latest block-buster action feature from director Zack Snyder.

Review: “Army of The Dead” needs to tone it down a notch

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer May 26, 2021
No one watches a gory, action-packed zombie flick for its emotional range, but “Army of the Dead” has about as much heart and wit as its undead antagonists.
Bella Heathcote and Lily James in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. (Jay Maidment/CTMG, Inc.)

‘Zombies’ resurrects Austen classic

By Britnee Meiser / Staff Writer February 10, 2016

If suitors were intimidated by Elizabeth Bennet before, imagine her with a sword. Balancing Victorian romance and the zombie apocalypse, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” is a fast-paced, surprisingly...

A tale of two monsters: how societal anxiety influences horror

A tale of two monsters: how societal anxiety influences horror

By Vincent Smith / Staff Writer October 30, 2013

Apparently “The Walking Dead” is more popular than football. According to the New York Times, the season-four premiere of the graphic-novel-turned-television-sensation garnered 16.1 million viewers,...

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