Friday, October 31, 2014
The first image from Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the movie adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith‘s horror twist on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, has found its way online.
The image shows the Bennet sisters—Elizabeth (Lily James), Lydia (Ellie Bamber), Mary (Millie Brady), Jane (Bella Heathcote), and Kitty (Suki Waterhouse)—dressed as proper ladies, and weapons at the ready.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies also stars Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith, Lena Headey, and Charles Dance, and is being directed by Burr Steers. It is currently filming.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Dover Zombie Walk returns for a ninth year of shambling good times. Zombies of all ages are welcome to gather at the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce, 550 Central Ave., on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m.
The undead horde will march through downtown Dover (while obeying all traffic rules, of course), and end at Adelle’s Coffeehouse, at 3 Hale St., where they’ll feast on Jell-O brains and hold a creepy costume contest. Prizes for best costumes for kids and adults.
Visit facebook.com/doverzombiewalk for more info.
"Z Nation” will live on.
The zombie TV series filmed and produced in Spokane will be picked up for a second season, Syfy and North by Northwest Productions announced on Monday.
Rich Cowan, co-founder of North by Northwest, called the decision great news.
“We’re showing the TV and film industry that we can deliver network episodic television directly out of Spokane,” he said. “We’re thrilled and so happy for the crew.”
The 13-episode series, which just aired episode six Friday night, created the equivalent of about 200 full-time jobs in the first season and employed hundreds of Spokane-area residents cast as extras, mostly zombies. In addition to filming, all production work is being done in Spokane.
Cowan said it was notable that the second season was announced so quickly.
“We just aired episode six,” he said. “They pulled the trigger because the ratings have been higher than anticipated.”
So far this season, “Z Nation” has been Syfy’s third-highest-rated scripted show, behind “Dominion” and “Defiance,” with an average of 1.4 million viewers.
Cowan could not say yet if season two will be filmed in Eastern Washington, pending contract negotiations.
Vannen joined forces with Skybound last year to release "Horde", a limited edition The Walking Dead watch featuring glow-in-the dark detail and artwork by Charlie Adlard. It was a huge success at San Diego Comic-Con, but was never available in stores.
To celebrate the start of Season 5 of The Walking Dead on AMC, we’re releasing "Horde II". This special edition watch features the same sinister artwork as the original "Horde" minus the glow-in-the-dark detail and hand-numbered packaging. "Horde II" is available now for the fan-friendly price of $60.
Downtown historic Port Clinton will welcome zombies from all shuffles of undead on Saturday, October 25, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. for the third annual Zombie Pub Crawl and Ball presented by Heidelberg Distributing. Zombies will crawl to eight participating pubs: Bait House, Cielo Grande, Clinton House, McCarthy’s, Mr. Ed’s, PJ’s Grille & Bar, Rosie’s, and Slater’s Madison Street Pub.
Cash prizes will be given to the top three costumes. New this year, cash prizes will be awarded for Best Group, Best Couple, and Most Creative. Costume judging will take place at the upstairs of Slater’s from 7:30-10 p.m. Tickets must be punched at each bar and must be complete to be entered to win prizes at the Ball. At 12 a.m., zombies are asked to head to PJ’s Grille & Bar for the Zombie Ball where costume contest winners will be announced.
The first 100 tickets sold will receive a free Zombie t-shirt. Tickets can be purchased for $10 at Main Street’s office or any of the participating pubs. For more information, please contact 419-734-5503.
A Seattle teacher may have found the key to successfully teaching middle school kids. It takes patience, creativity, and plenty of zombies.
David Hunter was a geography teacher with a problem. His students just weren't connecting with things like archipelagos, plateaus and tributaries. The learning landscape was pretty barren.
"I knew there were much more exciting ways to talk about geography," Hunter said.
So he looked for inspiration in the monster of the moment and mapped out a curriculum that involves surviving an undead apocalypse. It's called zombie-based learning.
In order to survive, you've got to know zombies and you've got to know maps.
"Knowing where to go and what resources to look for, how to get there, where people are moving and where people are located would really help you," said Hunter.
Shana Brown's 6th grade geography class is one of more than 1,300 classrooms using Hunter's curriculum.
"When you ask students at the end of class, What's today's takeaway?' They all get it. There's just not a lot of re-teaching needed," said Brown.
That's because, when you speak zombie, you speak like a middle school student.
"Kids can talk about something that they think a lot about but still be doing their school work," said 6th grader Cooper Mahlin.
David Hunter says zombie-based learning is less about gore and more about tapping into your inner-zombie to grasp maps and other concepts.
"What you really see is students planning what they would do. A lot of the outbreak is in your imagination, so you're presented with these ideas and problems you have to solve but the students take it with their imagination from there," said Hunter.
The textbook is a comic book that Hunter describes as part graphic novel, part apocalypse survival tutorial. He's working on a second volume now and he's looking at ways to apply zombies to other subjects in school.
October 24 , 6pm-10pm in Downtown Fayetteville, witness the most unique event of the year. There will be a new route this year ending at the Fesitval Park stage.
The Rock Shop Music Hall will have a great line up of bands as well as performances by the Air Born Aerial Arts on the Festival Park stage. Pre- Walk entertainment can be see from 6pm-8pm, with the Zombie Walk starting at 8pm in front of the Cumberland County Library.
FREE make-up stations, music on the mini stage, a costume contest and photo booth hosted by Halloween Express will be by the Cumberland County Library from 6pm-8pm for Pre-Walk entertainment. LaFayette Ford will lead the way with a pace vehicle. The Fayetteville Dogwood Fall Festival will be in full swing at Festival Park with Bud Light for sale , Historic Hauntings Hay Rides, and a Haunted House. Cameo Art House Theater will be showing Dead Snow 2 at 9:30pm. From 6pm-8pm there will be entertainment on Hay Street featuring Shadows of the Fire,
TranceFusion Fire Arts, Musha Dojo, Street Ratz Break Dance Crew and Thriller Dance show. . Don’t foget the Zombie Prom is at The Rock Shop Music Hall after the event at 10:30pm.
Stay-at-home dad and pancake revolutionary Nathan Shields of Saipancakes is back with these zombie pancakes, just in time for Halloween. He's also made a video that gives us mere mortal pancake makers insight on how to make these culinary creations.
Brain eating, walking corpses have never been so
delicious (or better paired with bacon).
On the occasion of a new remastered version of the first chapter of the series Resident Evil , Capcom has decided to first release it in Japan. And to wonder why it was released in Japan , and not for example, in Germany , and before searching for the ticket of a low-cost airlines, you need to know that there is a survival course paintball at Base Camp Kawaba.
This game carries the lovers of the title in the world of Resident Evil through settings that depict Racoon City and the 'Umbrella Corporation base. Participants will shoot paint with a fake M-16 , participate in different games, including capture-the-flag , known to most as mature " Flag " Zombie War , in which participants dressed as Zombies will infect other players by hitting them with paint ; or "Defend the dignitary "where a team will have to rescue from the Umbrella base, a scientist that could shut them down. The other team will try to stop them. Anything to not lose the dignitary.
The remastered version of Capcom 's Resident Evil will be available digitally for PC , PS3 , PS4 , Xbox 360 and Xbox One starting in the early months of 2015 in North America and Europe. Starring Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine , along with the Zombie and the other creatures inside the mansion. The graphics will be better than the previous remastering of 2002, Capcom gave the game a 1080p look for next-gen consoles, and also offers a new slide chamber that concentrates in a flexible way the characters move. Zombie , Dignitaries , Heroes , the survival course goes on until the end of October.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Someday soon, the zombie fight craze will be over and we can all go back to other forms of clichés. That day isn’t today, though, which is why there’s an all-girl versus zombie hordes PC browser game in Infection X Girl: Café Of The Dead.
In the game, the world has predictably gone to zombie hell. All that’s left are plucky woman with weapons, trying to survive. The game’s a cross of social card game and a tactical RPG. Ladies you save get into set formations on your three by three grid and fight the undead.
The twist is that it appears in order to survive, you’ll be able to find and create medicines from dubious materials, such as the zombies themselves. While your gals are immune to the airborne version of the zombie plague, they’ll still turn if bitten in some fashion. The medicine is supposed, in some way, to help. If you dare that is. You’ll also have to wander the map to forage for food and other supplies.
You’ll be able to level the girls up, equip better gear, and go exploring in the world. Since this is an online browser game, there’s also a chat room to discuss tactics and such with other players.
Infection X Girl: Café Of The Dead is out now on PC.