Category: Festivals

How To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse – 2010 Tour

29 Jan
How To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse – 2010 Tour

The guys the stage How To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse which we reviewed last year at the Edinburgh Fringe is on tour in 2010 around the UK.

The guys will be stopping off at Leicester, Bedworth, Pendle, Bath, Oxford, Brighton, Liverpool and Chorley in the first half of the year – check the site for more info on the dates.

We gave it 4 zombies out of 5 and recommend you go see it (multiple times to get the full experience/teachings) if you get the chance.

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Day Of The Undead – Tickets On Sale November 16th

14 Nov
Day Of The Undead – Tickets On Sale November 16th

This years awesome zombie marathon, gives you a 12 hour festival of brain eating treats featuring classics, foreign and a World First: A Preview screening of British Feature Film, Zombie Undead, which is being premiered in February of 2010, to quote George A. Romero, “Can’t wait for Zombie Undead.” The other features include Dawn of the Dead (Original) in Hi-Def, Pontypool, Dead Snow, La Horde and Zombieland…

Tickets for 12 hours (6 features) of Gore and More: Only £20

No Brainer Individual Tickets: £5.80 or £4.80 (conc)

Attempt to Kill the Most Zombies and Win a Nintendo Wii: FREE

1) Reserve your tickets NOW!!!

***Phone the Phoenix Square Box Office on 0116 242 2800 Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm to reserve your tickets. (Tickets cannot be booked online yet). You will be able to book over the phone from 10am to 9pm from November 16th.

2) The Films of Day of the Undead…

Dawn of the Dead (Original) in Hi-Def, Pontypool, Dead Snow, La Horde and Zombieland. There are also two awesome zombie shorts: It Came From The West (Tor Fruergaard, Denmark, 2007, 17mins) and Le Quellone (Canada, 2008, 12mins). Plus a sneak preview of Zombie Undead!

Terror4fun is the UKs largest zombie organisation. Zombie Ed and the other members have been organising zombie events for over 5 years, and they have featured in a Channel 4 Documentary and BBC Documentary, articles in many genre magazines, SFX & Bizarre Magazine. Terror4fun also publishes ‘The Zombie Times’ Ezine which goes out regularly to over 8,000 UK zombie fans. The Terror4fun website (www.terror4fun.com) regularly gets over 30,000 unique visitors a month hunting down zombie film reviews, make up advice or details of worldwide zombie events. This year Terror4fun is holding it’s third zombie festival, The Day of the Undead, at the Phoenix Square, hoping for another record breaking event.

Confirmed Guest Stars:

Jasper Bark, author of the amazing ‘Way of the Barefoot Zombie’ from Abaddon Books, will be signing copies of his novel, chatting and should, if they are not biting too much, be bringing along his Zom-bunny birls…

Nick S. Thomas and Michael G. Thomas, authors of the indispensable ‘ZOMPOC – How to survive the Zombie Apocalypse’ released on October 31st, 2009, they will be signing, chatting, drinking and mingling, so have your zombie survival questions to hand…

FEATURES of The Day of the Undead 2009:

  • BEST DRESSED ZOMBIE COMPETITION: Dress as a zombie and win one of a whole pile of prizes…
  • MAKE UP ARTISTS: Come along, make a small donation to charity and be made up by one of our make up artists as a bloody horrific zombie…
  • ZOMBIE-CADE: Slay the most digital undead and win a massive prize… All this on a cinema screen…
  • ALL DAY BAR: Need I say more. Booze and food and gore all under the one roof… Sweet…
  • CARICATURIST: A professional caricaturist and self confessed zombie-phile will be on hand to immortalise you for all eternity in the medium of zombie art…
  • FAB PRESS Trade Stall: Once again there will be FAB Press, so come on down to get your bloody hands on rare films, books and T-shirts…
  • LUCKY BAGS: First 250 people through the door will get a lucky bag with lots of zombie bits and pieces in, some will contain DVDS and signed books, prizes to be won all day long….

La Horde – Review – Frightfest 2009

La Horde – Review – Frightfest 2009

With the moratorium on La Horde now lifted following it’s official premiere at the Venice Film Festival, ZC Barry continues his write up of the zombies movies at 2009’s London Frightfest with this French cop/gangster/zombie mash-up.

Read his review after the jump.

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Film 4 Frightfest – Summary And Conclusions

2 Sep
Film 4 Frightfest – Summary And Conclusions

Find out the best and worst of Frightfest 2009 from ZCBarry; what swag was to be had, what celebrities were to be seen and what cool people he met while he was there.

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Film 4 Frightfest – Day 5 Review

2 Sep
Film 4 Frightfest – Day 5 Review

Last day of Frightfest has a relatively short day but starts with a zombie walk and sports day in the morning. We were expecting photos and a report but ZC Barry again managed to sleep in and miss the whole thing!

ZOMBIE WOMEN OF SATAN opens the day and with the world premiere of HEARTLESS and THE DESCENT: PART 2 to finish off the evening, it’s sure to be a star studded affair.

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