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Dead, and loving it: Inside the hunger for zombie flicks

This article is from Mail Tribune.

“These days a lot of film buffs have snagged book contracts by throwing together random lists and goofy riffs on their favorite lowbrow genres. They’re fun to read but a waste of space on a bookshelf. At first glance, “Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide” by Glenn Kay seems like it would fit that slapdash, bargain-bin category.

How delightful, then, to find this compendium of zombiism — I don’t know if that’s a real word, but Kay uses it, and I like it — in American and foreign film cultures is surprisingly meaningful and well-researched. It’s enjoyable and funny, reflecting Kay’s love of this genre, which itself is predicated on the ridiculous” Read rest of article here

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