Zombies are reanimated corpses. The term – derived from Haitian folklore – was first recorded in English by the poet Robert Southey, as “zombi” in a history of Brazil. The word’s origin is West African and the Oxford English dictionary compares it to the Congo words, nzambi (god) or nzumbi (fetish).
ANN MASSEY tells us why Shaun of the Dead is the strawberry flavoured Cornetto of Wright and Pegg’s comedy horror trilogy
An experiment with the occult goes horribly wrong in 1950's England. "Gloriously Lovecraftian" says SIMON BALL, as he looks at The Rizen (2017).
"A creepily original zombie dystopia," says ANDREW GARVEY, as he looks at 2016's The Girl With All The Gifts.
ANN MASSEY O’REGAN gets us ready for Halloween with these real life monsters from Ireland's folklore
ANDREW GARVEY takes a look at Tim Lebbon's fun new twist on the zombie genre, The SIlence...
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS serves up 10 Shaun of the Dead fun facts you may not know about the zom-rom-com
British zombie films that bleed red, white and goo according to RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES!
M J Steel Collins shambles through the Undead in British and Irish tradition
Mad scientist tries to bring Nazis back from the dead in 60s England. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES investigates.
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS reveals some interesting facts from Danny Boyle's groundbreaking zombie horror, 28 Days Later (2002)...
SIMON BALL reviews Devil's Playground 2010
SARAH BLAIR-DICKINSON reviews Undead Underneath, a zombie thriller by Jack Swift
SIMON BALL reviews historic zombie horror Fallen Soldiers 2015
Spooky Isles talk s to Howard Jackson about his new horror anthology, Nightmares Ahead
ANDREW GARVEY reviews the James Herbert Award-nominated The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey
ANN MASSEY looks at why Ireland has long been terrified of the dead rising and becoming Irish Zombies!
ANN L HOUGUE-BOUCHER discusses how speed is the difference between creepy and terrifying zombies
Zombies from History ponders what would happen if historic figures rose from the grave, MJ STEEL COLLINS writes
JON KANEKO-JAMES uncovers the grotesque monsters of Walter Map's medieval Britain
Doghouse 2009 is a zombie splatfest, says ANDREW GARVEY
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at this Cornwall-set mad doctor flick, Doctor Blood's Coffin 1961
DARREN CHADWICK-HUSSEIN reviews hilarious schlocky horror London undead fest, Cockneys vs Zombies 2012
The Plague of the Zombies 1966 is the strongest of Hammer's experimental films, says ADAM SCOVELL
The Knights of St Lazarus were an ancient order of fighting lepers, who had the reputation as being "the undead". JON KANEKO-JAMES reports.
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