When there's no more room in hell, the dead will shop the Black Friday…

I've long considered George Romero's original Dawn of the Dead to be the greatest Christmas movie ever made, thanks to its searing, zombie-based look into the dark reality of American consumerism. Now the folks at Official Comedy have taken the movie to its ultimate, most logical conclusion and turned its footage… » 11/23/12 11:30am 11/23/12 11:30am

The 13 Greatest Zombie Movies Ever Made

Zombie movies just won't stay dead. This weekend sees the release of a fifth (!) Resident Evil movie, and there are more films about the undead on the way. The good news is, the zombie movie genre has produced a huge variety of stunningly weird films over the decades. » 9/13/12 10:57am 9/13/12 10:57am

How a Zombie Outbreak Could Happen in Real Life

Could zombies actually exist? What would it take for human corpses to rise up and hunt the living? We often think zombies are scientifically impossible — but actually, they're just very implausible. Here's one way The Walking Dead could happen in real life. » 6/06/12 7:00am 6/06/12 7:00am

Zombie mall experience lets you live out your Dawn of the Dead

Do you think you could survive a few hours in a zombie-infested mall with a rifle and a few buddies? The British company Wish.co.uk lets you test out your zombie killing skills with an airsoft course set inside an abandoned mall, filled with shambling actors. » 4/21/12 2:00pm 4/21/12 2:00pm

io9’s 50 Scariest Movies Of All Time, 40-31

What is the scariest science fiction or fantasy film of all time? Which movies stand above the rest off all horror flicks as the most terrifying? » 10/26/11 3:03pm 10/26/11 3:03pm

A very bad man named Frank finds a strange puzzle box which unlocks the a parallel universe of carnal pleasures so intense it goes beyond pain. He's immediately…

What would the Dawn of the Dead mall map look like?

If the mall map from Dawn of the Dead were ridiculously up-to-date, it would likely resemble Matt Owen's layout. Because you really need to know where Boscov's is as the world's coming to an end, of course. » 5/14/11 4:30pm 5/14/11 4:30pm

I Demand More Zombie-Killing Female Role Models

I'm concerned about the dearth of role models for young women. The sad truth is, in the event of a zombie apocalypse, they have no fictional leaders to inspire them. » 4/03/11 10:00am 4/03/11 10:00am

You think the SDCC crowds are bad? Here are the 10 most bloodthirstily…

The mad-human crush of the San Diego Comic Con looms, with almost 150,000 people attending over the Con's five days, starting tomorrow. Never fear, though. Here are 10 other hungry swarms that'll curdle your blood in advance. » 7/20/10 12:34pm 7/20/10 12:34pm

80s Thai Horror Movie Posters Will Melt Your Face

In the 1980s, painted movie ads were the norm in Thailand. These exquisitely creepy collages didn't just divulge important plot points to audiences... they were scarier than the movies themselves. » 2/21/10 11:00am 2/21/10 11:00am

MTV Launches "Dawn of the Dead" Show With Dual-Speed Zombies

MTV has just announced plans to create a TV series based loosely on George Romero's classic Dawn of the Dead. And they're dodging the "fast or slow" question by doing both: The zombies will start fast, but decay into slow. » 1/08/10 6:30am 1/08/10 6:30am

Witness The Dawn Of The Re-Enacted Dead

There's little we like more than people dressing up like the undead and acting out their favorite movie... So, obviously, 2000 people dressed like zombies invading the town where Dawn of The Dead was shot makes us very happy indeed. » 10/25/09 2:00pm 10/25/09 2:00pm

Ken Foree Enlightens Us About Zombie Hierarchy

io9 got a chance to talk undeath with zombie enthusiast and actor Ken Foree » 7/30/08 1:57pm 7/30/08 1:57pm. You may remember him from the George Romero flick , or from Stuart Gordon classic — or even from new insta-classic . Well he's got a few other zombies coming at you this year and we picked his brain at IESB's Comic-Con party. Find out the…

Zombies Will Eat Your Brains... In 3-D!

When will the 3-D beast's lust for destroying movies be satisfied? Fangoria is now reporting that George A. Romero's legendary 70s classic, Dawn of the Dead, is getting rereleased in 3D. But at least they are refraining from re-editing this staple zombie flick in any way. Producer Richard Rubinstein said, 'George's … » 5/15/08 8:20am 5/15/08 8:20am