What We’ve Learned From Zombie Movies

Zombies became a popular device in modern horror fiction, largely because of the success of George A. Romero’s 1968 film Night of the Living Dead, and they have appeared as plot devices in various books, films and in television shows. The genre represents an inner desire to place blame for society’s misgivings on the establishment, and the best of these films come cluttered with social commentary. Another recording theme within the field is that of survival. Throughout the years several filmmakers have attempted to rewrite the rules, but no matter how hard they try, their is still some basic rules to “zombie survival”. The following chart displays what we have learned from some of our favourite zombie films throughout the years.

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By Ricky

Some people take my heart, others take my shoes, and some take me home. I write, I blog, I podcast and I edit. RIcky is the Editor-in-Chief of Sound On Sight and the host of several podcasts including Nxpress (Nintendo podcast), Game of Thrones, True Detective and Walking Dead shows, as well as the Sound On Sight flagship and Sordid Cinema podcast. He is Sound On Sight's expert on Horror and Nintendo and teaches at an elementary school in Montreal.

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