The Top-15 Performances in a Zombie Movie

Zombie movies are often praised by fans for their frightening sequences, their artful (or artless) use of gore, and their political/philosophical messages.  However, I think an oft-overlooked quality that can really make or break a zombie film is the performances of the actors.  (You’d think that acting would obviously be the most important part ofContinue reading “The Top-15 Performances in a Zombie Movie”

Mantan Moreland: An early zombie comic-genius

“There’s just two things I hate… and zombies is both of ’em!” – Mantan Moreland This coming Sunday will mark 35 years since the passing of Mantan Moreland, a American journeyman actor who attained modest fame in the 1930’s, 40’s, and 50’s for playing comic foils, frequently in B-grade horror films.  (Probably, his two best known zombie films areContinue reading “Mantan Moreland: An early zombie comic-genius”