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zombie

[zom′bē]
a supernatural power that supposedly can enter into and reanimate a corpse.
Drug slang A regional street term for
(1) PCP
(2) A heavy user of illicit drugs
Paranormal One of the ‘living dead’ of Haitian voodoo folklore
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This is particularly true of the "Interlude" that ends the section in which he discusses theatrical interpretations of Night of the Living Dead by various theater groups as they react to Romero's text in self-reflexive attempts to engage both with the audience's experience and knowledge of the cinematic text.
What Sport Stars Do Next begins on BBC Radio Wales on June 28 and The Living Dead will be broadcast in August
From Night of the Living Dead through Joe Dante's 2005 satire Homecoming (in which dead Iraq war veterans return from the grave to vote against the war), the zombie movie has been among the most consistently political forms in American popular culture.
THERE was a time when you would only encounter the living dead in a Hammer horror film.
The Living Dead on June 26th, 2009 (23:00 at Filmhouse 1); the independently made romantic comedy precedes a number of horror/classic literature mash-ups being developed this year
Was George A Romero's low budget classic a) Night of the Dead Living; b) Night Of The Living Dead or c) Dead Man Walking?
Paffenroth, in the amiable manner that characterizes Gospel of the Living Dead, declares his affection for zombie films, for Romero's contribution to the genre, and for the director himself in earnest, but leaden prose.
Written with scholarly rigor, Gospel of the Living Dead inspects how Romero uses Christian imagery from the Bible and Dante in the macabre examination of the dark sides of human nature--both living and unliving.
Land of the Dead'' is set in an undetermined time after Romero's previous zombie flicks (``Night of the Living Dead,'' ``Dawn of the Dead'' and ``Day of the Dead''), where humans have barricaded themselves in fortresslike cities.
When the darkness clears, we're in an eerie, chaotic landscape, like a Sam Fuller war movie crossed with Night of the Living Dead.
Akimbo subscribers will be delighted to access The Horror Channel's unique selection of classic movies like Night of the Living Dead and Dementia 13, contemporary horror flicks like The Dead Next Door and Howling III: The Marsupials and original series such as Shadow Falls and Heartland Horrors.
Not as good as the earlier movies in this zombie saga, Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead, but far better than the subsequent sequels and the 2008 remake.