zombies

I know now why you cry
Maggie is one of the last things you'd expect out of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Abigail Breslin, who plays the title character? Okay. Joely Richardson, who plays Maggie's stepmother? Sure. But not Arnie. Though Maggie's a post-ap... read feature

Highlights from the New York City press conference for Maggie
Maggie, the post-apocalyptic zombie drama starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. As we noted in our review of Maggie, the film features a surprisingly emotive and vulnerable perfo... read feature

Burying the Ex

Trailer for Joe Dante's Burying the Ex buries itself deep


...in poop
Apr 07
Joe Dante has had a string of mediocre films lately. A formerly quirky name in the horror genre, with films like Gremlins and Small Soldiers, but after directing a bunch of television and whatever exactly The Hole was, his d... read
"Zombies, huh? I had a feeling you'd show up..."
Videogames have had a rough time in cinema. Since videogames are such an interactive medium, a film adaptation always misses out on the intimacy of player involvement or the videogame's story struggles to find an identity in ... read feature

Maggie trailer has Arnold Schwarzenegger and his zombie daughter


Yeaugh yeaugh choppa yeaugh headshot yeaugh Turbo-Man!
Mar 25
Arnold Schwarzenegger's played diverse roles throughout his career: a barbarian, a cybernetic organism, a concerned father, a cop (you idiot), a soldier, a secret agent, a pregnant man, a governor of the state of California,... read
Dead Rising Trailer

Newest Dead Rising: Watchtower trailer is pretty fun, actually


Mar 10
Starring the John Tucker Must Die kid, the AllState guy, and Rob Riggle as the best f**king Frank West possible, Dead Rising: Watchtower looks surprisingly good. With this trailer elaborating on the bits we got from the firs... read
Dead Rising Trailer

First teaser trailer for Dead Rising: Watchtower


Jan 23
For a film based off the cheesy Dead Rising videogames going straight to Sony's Crackle streaming service, this doesn't look that bad. Doesn't have enough Frank West covering wars though. Dead Rising: Watchtower is available March 27th.  read

World War Z sequel starting with a clean slate


Can we go back and erase the first's ending as well
Jan 20
We here at Flixist actually dug World War Z despite it's horrible third act, which was rewritten and abandoned many of the book's themes to give us a happy ending. Despite all the troubles the movie had it still came out... read
PP and Z

Here's our first look at Pride and Prejudice and Zombies


Oct 31
Did you know there was an adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's novel, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies in the works? It's been in development hell for quite some time with a script that's been written and rewritten many times ov... read
Dead Rising

Rob Riggle is Frank f**king West


Covered wars and such
Oct 21
Remember when I told you all that a movie based on the Dead Rising videogame series was in the works for Sony's Crackle digital service? Yeah, I wasn't thrilled about the concept either, but proving movies work in mysterious ... read
Zombieland 2

Zombieland 2 is undead, gets new writer


Oct 01
Last we heard about a sequel to the 2009 film Zombieland, was about two years ago when the kibosh was effectively put on any sequel talk. Then last year talk had begun of a Zombieland TV series for Amazon's Instant Video. But... read
Zombigail Breslin

Brawn vs. Brainless: Lionsgate picks up Arnold Schwarzenegger zombie film 'Maggie'


So long, Toronto Independant Film Festival!
Aug 26
Arnold Schwarzenegger has fought a lot of things in his heyday: predators, mercenaries, illegitimate children, Satan, kindergartners, robots, and even mutants on Mars. One thing that he hasn't battled, to my knowledge, is a z... read
Dead Rising

Dead Rising movie gets a director


Aug 21
Wait, did we ever get around to telling you all there's a film based on the almost popular Dead Rising videogames in the works? You think we're ready for the zombie parade again? If there's any good zombie idea, it's how Dead... read
FFS: Steadfast Stanley

Flix for Short: Steadfast Stanley, a tale of a Corgi in the zombie apocalypse


OMG
May 05
Steadfast Stanley, a short film created by third year CalArts student John Cody Kim, is the story of a Corgi pup trying to find his lost boy in the zombie apocalypse. It's the most heartbreaking, yet heartwarming thing I've ... read
Talking zombies with two zombie gurus
For those of you who don't know Tom Savini, he's a big idol of mine. A special effect mastermind who's created some of the best creatures in the business. You might remember him from his stints in Knightriders, From Dusk Till... read feature

Dead doc walking
Zombies are some of the most divisive creatures in the horror genre. They've become such a big entity, the zombie film has grown into a genre all its own complete with multiple variations, multiple looks, and multiple medias.... read feature

A zombie movie without the zomies
The Desert is a strange beast. A low-budget Argentinian zombie film where the main way money was saved was by having almost no zombies in the film at all. In fact the camera almost never leaves the house the three protagonist... read feature

A bit late, but you were hung over anyway
Welcome to an extremely late version of Movie Monday, but it was Presidents day so I knew you would have a super hangover. Be sure to check the links below. read feature

Zombeavers!

Trailer: Zombeavers


Not since 2006's Black Sheep has a movie full of zombie animals existed probably
Feb 10
So, here's a thing. Zombeavers is an action-packed horror/comedy in which a group of college kids staying at a riverside cabin are menaced by a swarm of deadly zombie beavers. A weekend of sex and debauchery soon turns grue... read
Dead Snow 2 Trailer

Dead Snow 2 trailer is all setup and gore


There's snow chance this will suck, right?
Dec 31
Huh, I didn't know they were making another Dead Snow. Based on what little new footage we have in this trailer for Dead Snow: Red VS Dead (????), it appears our protagonist Martin will be facing off against regular zom... read

World War Z The Second gets a director


Call it World War ZZ and you've earned my cash
Dec 11
Award-winning Spanish director Juan Antonio Bayona has been confirmed as the director for the upcoming World War Z sequel, says Hollywood Reporter. No date has been announced for the still-untitled follow up, and the search f... read
Pet Semaremake

Pet Sematary gets a remake with 28 Weeks Later director


Nov 01
As someone who enjoys the occasional horror film, I don't love seeing original concepts run through the ground over and over again. Sure that's what most of the genre is built on, but I do avoid lots of unnecessary sequels an... read
WWZ2: Gerry's Revengeance

Marc Forster won't return to direct World War Zequel


World War Z2: Gerry's Revengeance
Oct 04
World War Z wasn't the greatest movie ever. Oh, am I supposed to elaborate? Oh well, uh, World War Z wasn't the flop it was expected to be and I guess that earns some praise. The film went on to earn the money necessary (gros... read

Star Trek: Into Darkness and World War Z double feature!


Aug 28
Did you think the days of the grindhouse double feature were long gone from our incorporated movie going experiences? Well, you're right unless you're lucky enough to live by an awesome independent theater. However, thanks to... read
World War Z Film Book

Book: World War Z: The Art of the Film


A full-color look at the troubled Brad Pitt film that could
Aug 09
Before sitting down to look at World War Z: The Art of the Film, I intended to finally see World War Z this week following its IMAX release. Unfortunately I ran short on time. It's unfortunate since it would have added more t... read
Found footage stifles a great idea about a badass company of Nazi zombots
When it's firing on all cylinders, Frankenstein's Army is a great monster movie. The creatures that appear on screen have an odd aesthetic to them: warped, fascistic, mechanized; rusty and pockmarked and necrotic; it's humani... read feature

This is how World War Z should have ended


Jun 24
As we noted in our review, the ending of World War Z was heavily changed after the original ending failed with test groups miserably, costing the production millions of dollars. We'd all heard it was pretty dour and that... read
Holy crap, it doesn't suck
World War Z had a troubled production. After the rights for the books were procured by Brad Pitts production company almost everything went wrong. The film had multiple scripts that were written and rewritten. Once shoot... read feature

World War Z

Extended World War Z clip is pretty much World War Z


Eh yup.
Jun 17
World War Z has had nothing but rough times from its first rough looking trailer. First it got a forced new ending, then it was delayed and had to go through seven weeks of reshoots, then there was news t... read

Regal Cinemas selling mega tickets for World War Z


I thought we stopped using the word mega
Jun 14
Here's an interesting little prospect: getting more out of your already expensive movie ticket by paying more for it. Regal Cinemas is offering up Mega Tickets to World War Z. When you give them $50 bucks they give you a tick... read

See World War Z early and free


Washington DC screening
Jun 06
World War Z is coming. It's been all over the place and looks disappointing as a whole. It doesn't look very faithful to its source material and its been rewritten a plethora of times. However, one of the best things abo... read
Will this be yet another bad adaptation by Hollywood?
When I first heard that Max Brooks’ novel World War Z was being adapted into a film I was pretty excited. The thoughts that ran through my mind were along the lines of, “Now we can get a more serious zombie fil... read feature







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