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  • Simon Pegg riffs on 'Dawn of the Dead,' zombie consumers and popular culture

     
    Simon Pegg can make fart jokes -- and talk about capitalist societies in decline. And zombies! All of which he does in these outtakes from our interview....
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap: Blood and entrails make for a sumptuous zombie feast

     
    Midway through tonight’s debut episode of “The Walking Dead,” our hero Rick Grimes, the small-town sheriff played by Andrew Lincoln, encounters a former colleague who has succumbed to the mysterious zombie plague that has gripped the Ameri...
  • Channeling his inner zombie: Frank Darabont's 'Walking Dead'

     
    In a nondescript office building on Cahuenga Boulevard, Frank Darabont is putting the finishing touches on the end of the world. The writer-director, known for such Oscar-nominated feature films as “The Shawshank Redemption” and “The Green...
  • COMIC-CON 2010: The Hero Complex collection

     
    We can't get you a date with Harley Quinn or Ramona Flowers, but we can give you every post from the 2010 event in one handy spot. OVERVIEWS • In search of the next Christopher Nolan: Studios increasingly are embracing......
  • Wes Craven on the set with Ghostface: 'He's baaack...'

     
    "Scream 4" is due in theaters next April and Wes Craven is back directing. The filmmaker posted the photo above on his Flickr account on Thursday. The two-word caption: "He's baaack!" -- Geoff Boucher Wes Craven's retirement plan: "Die in......
  • 'Piranha 3D' director says it's 'Gremlins' for adults

     
    French writer-director Alexandre Aja has a succinct and pithy way to describe his new horror movie, "Piranha 3D": " 'Gremlins' for adults." That might surprise anyone who has seen the 10 minutes of leaked footage from Aja's movie making the......
  • 'Hatchet II' director worries the MPAA will swing back: 'I'm scared' [updated]

     
    New York writer Michael Giltz digs deep into the looming unrated release "Hatchet II," which arrives in theaters after a major MPAA squabble and plenty of splatter. The movie "Hatchet II" will be unrated when it hits the top 20......
  • George Romero meets Gene Roddenberry in 'Night of the Living Trekkies'

     
    For “Night of the Living Trekkies” authors Kevin David Anderson and Sam Stall, the worlds of Gene Roddenberry and George A. Romero were a match made in Omicron Ceti III. The new sci-fi zombie adventure novel from Quirk Books --......
  • Zombies plus Trekkies. What could go wrong?

     
    Has the zombiepocalypse ended its undead run on bookstores yet? Not if Kevin David Anderson and Sam Stall can help it. They're the authors of "Night of the Living Trekkies," in which zombies infect a Star Trek convention. The book......
  • 'Star Trek 365' authors look for transporter to the 1960s

     
    On Wednesday, "Star Trek 365" hit bookshelves with an impressive collection of photos and insights from the signature sci-fi television show of the 1960s. Linda Whitmore, a Los Angeles Times copy editor and "Star Trek" specialist for the Hero Complex,.......
  • The Zombies keep a-comin' in George Romero's 'Survival of the Dead'

     
    George A. Romero may not own the zombie genre, but it's safe to assert that he's its most influential figure. More than 40 years ago, he dragged the moribund subject out of its grave with his seminal “Night of the Living Dead.” He repeatedly move...