The Zombie Chronicles: Part One

Don't worry. They're still out there.

Don’t worry. They’re still out there.

Over at Alex on Film I’ve just completed the first round of a survey of zombie movies, from the beginnings up through the 1980s. And by “zombie movies” I mean movies that don’t necessarily involve the living dead but which in some ways fit what has become, at least since Romero, a certain mythic structure. Here’s the list of reviews (and if you’re interested in related book reviews, see my notes on Glenn Kay’s Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide and Corey Redekop’s Husk).

White Zombie (1932)
Revolt of the Zombies (1936)
King of the Zombies (1941)
I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
The Body Snatcher (1945)
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972)
The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)
Rabid (1976)
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Zombie (1979)
City of the Living Dead (1980)
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Day of the Dead (1985)
Return of the Living Dead Part II (1988)
The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)

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