The Plague Is Following Me: Nasty Viruses On Screen

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Guest post by Ghost Girl “The most terrible thing of all was the despair into which people fell when they realized that they had caught the plague; for they would immediately adopt an attitude of utter hopelessness.” -Thucydides So viruses freak me out. True story. Here are the best of the worst plague narratives currently […]

Walking Dead Season 4 Premiere–Half-Breeds and an Evil Harvest??

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The Ghost Diaries missed the season 4 premiere of The Walking Dead. Why? That’s a question for the ages, with an answer laced in expletives. But we watched it tonight and were pleasantly surprised. One of our chief season 3 complaints was lack of zombie action in some of the episodes. That was quickly rectified […]

Zombie Pigeon Outbreak in Moscow

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Warning: if you’re afraid of both zombies and birds, GD recommends you not read this article. Why? Because it’s about a zombie pigeon outbreak in Moscow. Heck, if you’re afraid of Russia that’s an extra whammy. The story goes like this…in recent weeks the streets of Moscow have been festooned with the carcusses of dead […]

New Zombie Film, Super Zero, on Kickstarter

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Horror community, we take care of our own, like brothers and sisters of a bloodthirsty gang…not so much? Okay, well either way, there’s a new zombie movie that needs your help! It’s called Super Zero and writer/director Mitch Cohen has launched a Kickstarter campaign that has 6 days to go. At the heart of Super […]

Long-Awaited AI Directed Horror Film Full Of Zombie Cliches

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Every once in a while a film comes along that is so ground-breaking, so cinematically revolutionary, so awe-inspiringly vital that all you can do is sit back, take a deep breath, and say “wow.” The Future Dead is not one of those films. Despite the fever pitch fanfare and sociological hysteria accompanying the release of […]

World War Z Review: Martial Law, UN Militants and Zombies!

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We found ourselves pleasantly surprised–moderately shocked, actually–at the movie theater Friday evening: World War Z wasn’t a complete piece of shit. In fact, for a PG-13 rated Hollywood-commandeered adaptation of a violent zombie novel, it was an above average summer blockbuster and a possible honorable mention on our Best Zombie Movies of All Time list. […]

Movie Review: V/H/S 2 and the Horror Panopticon

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We’re in the Golden Age of the found footage genre. In the empire of the panopticon, horror movies thrive off 24/7 street surveillance, surgical cameras, security cameras, microscopic cameras, smartphones, webcams, etc. We live in a hunted, stalked society, consumed and regurgitated like a freshly turned zombie’s black bile. Cameras are everywhere–watching our carefully scripted […]

The 40 Best Zombie Movies Ever Made: Part Two

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It’s hard to explain why we love zombie movies so much. It’s more than the fear or the gore. It’s more than the camp or the B-movie nostalgia. There’s just something fundamentally exciting, almost poetic, about the idea of the undead chasing down living humans and eating them alive. And more importantly, there’s something both […]

The 40 Best Zombie Movies Ever Made: Part One

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You asked for it and we’re delivering the goods. We’ve watched over 150 zombie movies in order to compile this list. Our minds are lost. And yes, this includes many different types of zombies. Whether they’re infected with a virus, or turned undead by a voodoo curse or radioactive goo, as long as they resemble […]

Top Unanswered Questions From The Walking Dead

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Full disclosure: The Ghost Diaries is not familiar with The Walking Dead comic series. But we are voracious lovers of the TV series. Now that Season 3 has concluded, it’s time for us to seek some answers. We’ve compiled a working list of the biggest unanswered questions from The Walking Dead TV series and even […]