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ZOMBIE - The Living Dead EP-02 - YouTube

Very well known YouTubers are thrown into an experiment by an organization known as CONOP, who have developed a biological weapon that reanimates the dead and transforms them into zombies. The experiment places them in an area where zombies known to be present. They must fight for their lives by completing different missions together to survive a 72-hour period in said area. Each episode chronicles the events that transpire in the 72 hours.[3] During their stay they meet up with several characters with unknown purposes and intent.

ZOMBIE - The Living Dead | EP-02 - YouTube

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The roots of the zombie tradition in American drama can be traced to Henry Francis Downing's 'Voodoo' from 1914. Though it didn't directly feature the living dead creatures known as zombies, the play was set in the Caribbean and featured voodoo magic as part of the plot, both of which are essential elements in the zombie tradition. Downing was an African-American member of the diplomatic corps in Liberia, but he wrote a variety of plays and novels based on his own globetrotting knowledge. An intriguing 'what if' of film history involves the fact that famed African-American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux was familiar with (and made one film based on) Downing's work. Always on the prowl for potentially filmable stories written by African-American authors, Micheaux could easily have placed himself at the leading edge of a new genre if he had made a film version of Downing's play, but the exotic tale doesn't seem to have caught his eye.

Even if he had entered the field, Micheaux would not have been alone. A small, but not insignificant, number of films of the Teens and Twenties utilized plots which included voodoo themes, but none of them have survived. Instead, the distinction of being the first zombie movie is usually awarded to Victor Halperin's 1932 opus, White Zombie. Starring Bela Lugosi, this film defined the basic parameters of 'zombieness' which would be in place prior to Romero's appearance on the scene. Set in an exotic, tropical clime (Rule #1) whose voodoo-conscious population is mostly black (Rule #2), the plot involved the evil sorcerer Legendre who is skilled in the ways of voodoo (Rule #3). He uses a drug to 'kill' his enemies and then enslave their undead bodies (Rule #4). This practice ends badly for pretty much everyone excepting the zombified love interest and her husband, to whom she is restored after Lugosi and his zombies plunge over a cliff to their real (and final) deaths. Conspicuously missing is any eating of brains, actual revived dead corpses, or an unknown cause for the undead shenanigans.

During the Second World War, three films brought zombies further into the mainstream. Two comedies, Ghost Breakers and Zombies on Broadway included zombified characters, though they dispensed with most of the other trappings that had previously defined the zombie/voodoo film. The former (a successful Bob Hope vehicle) featured famed African-American actor Noble Johnson as a threatening presence on Paulette Goddard's inherited Caribbean estate, but did not dwell on the possible voodoo origins of the character (Johnson was a major player in early African-American filmmaking, but is now best remembered as the native chieftain on Skull Island in the original version of King Kong). Zombies on Broadway depicted a pair of publicity men heading to the Caribbean to find a real zombie as part of an advertising campaign for a new nightclub. Employing poor Bela Lugosi as yet another zombie-making villain, this film has one of the bumbling, decidedly-not-undead comic duo injected with zombie serum as part of Lugosi's experiments. Fortunately, this provides the authentic zombie they need but (unfortunately) the serum wears off by the time they return home. In both of these cases a mostly white cast contends with conspicuously black zombies, but any threat posed by the catatonic slaves is mitigated by the comedic aspects of the films.

Zombies are the titular main antagonists of George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead along with its various sequels and remakes, unlike the zombies found in movies such as 28 Days Later or videogames such as Resident Evil, the zombies of Night of the Living Dead are traditionally slow-moving monsters known as the "walking dead". Later remakes and reboots feature zombies moving fast and even evolving in terms of intelligence.

Contrary to early beliefs about zombies such as voodoo zombies that are living people brainwashed via. specific witchcraft which render them emotionless and corpse-like in appearance, George Romero's zombies are mindless living corpses that are driven by nothing but instinct to attack any and all living humans in their immediate vicinity, regardless of past ties to said individual. They do not feed to satisfy hunger, and even specimens who have been completely disemboweled will still desire to feed, as long as brain function is present.

All zombies, upon reanimation, would immediately devoid of both thought and memory that they had in life as these instantly replaced with instinct to feed and nothing else. This explained how they become hazardous to the living, as their urge to feed was not to satisfy hunger.

The last 3 dead movies were the absolute shits. Romero did a great job introducing audiences to zombie films, but he needs to stay far away from it now. Zombies have completely lost any and all horror that they used to have, because of crap like Walking Dead.

Let's face it: zombies don't relate well to the still living. And they'll do anything to avoid talking to them. In a zombie's universe, inanimate objects are much safer sources of their attention while they're speaking (unless they haven't chewed on an arm or a leg for four hours or more). Manuscripts, note cards, PowerPoint screens, their shoes, the ceiling, and even the back wall are popular destinations for a zombie's gaze. So avoid the Undead Stare and look at your listeners, making good eye contact as you discuss the things you share an interest in. Your talk will come to life! (If it wasn't there already.)

If your voice sounds like it barely made it back from the grave, it's time to consider some speech improvement. A lively and engaging voice depends upon five key tools: 1) energy and emphasis, 2) pitch inflection, 3) varied pace or rate, 4) pauses and silence, and 5) vocal quality. Dynamic speakers use all five of these tools; zombies, vampires, and other varieties of the-no-longer-living simply don't. Try engaging a werewolf in lively Q & A following his or her presentation and you'll immediately see what I mean. For more, here are the 5 essential speaking techniques for leadership.

With the premiere of the series adaptation of the hit zombie apocalypse video game The Last of Us, fans can't help but compare it to the biggest zombie show for 11 epic seasons on television, The Walking Dead, which brought viewers into the world of the dead walking among the few survivors.

As zombies start to appear throughout the first season of The Last of Us, there are several noticeable differences between the undead within the two franchises, from something as simple as what they're called to the intricate details of how the outbreak spread.

While people coming back from the dead are referred to as zombies in the world of fiction, a term dating back to its use in 1978's Dawn of the Dead after 1968's Night of the Living Dead only referred to the creatures as "ghouls" and "flesh-eaters."

Zombies are typically known as humans who have come back from the dead with a hunger for human flesh, but both shows have very different portrayals of them. On TWD, the zombies remain the same throughout the series, simply roaming and biting victims as they decay over time.

One major difference between the two shows is the way the characters handle the thought, or truth behind, whether a person remains inside after turning into a zombie. TWD briefly delves into this heavy subject with Lizzie, a child born into the apocalypse who believes the zombies still have who they were inside, while the majority of the characters treat the zombies as dead and dangerous.

There is a lot to admire about Ben. Unlike many of the black characters in American cinema during the Jim Crow period, he is not a one-dimensional caricature. He is smart, sober-thinking, and resilient. Ben is also a badazz. If you hit him, he hits you harder. He does not kowtow to the living or the dead.

Night of the Living Bread is a short film parody of Night of the Living Dead, directed by Kevin S. O'Brien. The plot is familiar to viewers of zombie movies and those casually acquainted with the genre: The dead come to life, spread their condition throughout the World, and preying on the living. However, in this 8 minute film it is not the dead that become re-animated, but bread. This short is also included in "Special Collector's Edition Digitally Remastered 2 Tape Set" from Anchor Bay Entertainment and the "Millennium Edition" of Night of the Living Dead by Elite Entertainment, the only DVD version of the film currently available that is authorized by George A. Romero. 041b061a72




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