Zombie apocalypse – Combat Arms Blog http://combatarmsblog.com/ Thu, 26 May 2022 13:51:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://combatarmsblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/icon.png Zombie apocalypse – Combat Arms Blog http://combatarmsblog.com/ 32 32 How Love Death + Robots Vol. 3 balancing entertainment and apocalypse https://combatarmsblog.com/how-love-death-robots-vol-3-balancing-entertainment-and-apocalypse/ Thu, 26 May 2022 12:50:00 +0000 https://combatarmsblog.com/how-love-death-robots-vol-3-balancing-entertainment-and-apocalypse/ Neither Nelson nor Miller specifically intended to make “Love Death + Robots” Volume 3 his darkest collection of episodes yet, but both acknowledged the turn of events. “There are a lot of deaths this time,” Nelson said. “I’m not sure how it happened.” Miller offered, “We should have a little scoring system for our volumes […]]]>

Neither Nelson nor Miller specifically intended to make “Love Death + Robots” Volume 3 his darkest collection of episodes yet, but both acknowledged the turn of events. “There are a lot of deaths this time,” Nelson said. “I’m not sure how it happened.” Miller offered, “We should have a little scoring system for our volumes to see where they sit on the doomsday meter, and if we’re tipping the scales.”

Both acknowledge that it’s possible that current events have influenced this apocalyptic tone in some way. Miller noted, “There’s a global pandemic, you may have heard of it… There’s a war in Ukraine.” Nelson added that the darkness “maybe reflects the times”. While the war in Ukraine started too recently to have influenced the production of volume 3, these last episodes were produced throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, even unintended resonances can impact how audiences interpret art.

Miller also suggested that a Volume 3 episode could push the overall “apocalypse meter” even further: “Bad Traveling,” the first directed by co-showrunner David Fincher. With a longer runtime than the average “Love Death + Robots” episode, Miller described it as “a big fat 20-minute ****er. And it’s dark.” Based on a short story by Neil Asher, the episode is about a man-eating crab and a captain who sacrifices his crew to him.

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Stay drunk to stay alive in this hilarious VR zombie game https://combatarmsblog.com/stay-drunk-to-stay-alive-in-this-hilarious-vr-zombie-game/ Mon, 23 May 2022 20:25:43 +0000 https://combatarmsblog.com/stay-drunk-to-stay-alive-in-this-hilarious-vr-zombie-game/ Just because the world is ending doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun. The majority of the world’s population has been infected with a deadly virus that turns sober people into flesh-eating zombies. Obviously, your best defense is to gather all the booze and guns you can get your hands on, get trashed with […]]]>

Just because the world is ending doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun.

The majority of the world’s population has been infected with a deadly virus that turns sober people into flesh-eating zombies. Obviously, your best defense is to gather all the booze and guns you can get your hands on, get trashed with your buds, and then fight your way through the apocalypse.

Drunk or Dead 2 from 4 I Lab takes all the explosive pleasure of original and improve the gameplay with more action, more zombies and of course more alcohol! Because let’s be honest, being sober during a zombie apocalypse would suck on many levels.

Just in case you haven’t played the first one drunk or dead, a mysterious virus is spreading across the world, turning people into zombies. Somehow, scientists have discovered that the only cure to avoid becoming a zombie is to have an irresponsible amount of alcohol in your system.

The scenario of Drunk or Dead 2 resumes after the first game. Humanity has successfully adapted to its bizarre new reality. People keep partying and slaying zombies, fighting their way through boss levels, and collecting weapons with every last drop of booze they can find. This sweet VR sequel lets up to four players (two local or four online) ride through the apocalypse together and slay hordes of flesh-eating zombies while being completely crushed.

There’s also a single-player campaign if you want it, which still offers plenty of opportunities for zombie slaying and partying. But there’s something special about surviving the apocalypse with real friends. It’s good for the soul. You can even meet new people online and explore the city for weapons and liquor bottles. Try out all four of the game’s classes for even more fun.

You will have many weapons at your disposal to turn the zombies into a pile of rotten ground beef. This includes a wide range of customizable weapons, a massive turret that will annihilate anything in front of you, and cool vehicles designed to mow down the undead. If things get really out of hand, you can bring out the big guns, such as the powerful rocket launchers and a cool robotic drone that can easily wipe out hordes of zombies.

Don’t forget to keep the party going. You have a watch that you will need to check often and that will tell you when you are getting sober. Taking sips of booze between kills is part of your survival! Just make sure you don’t drink too much because you’ll end up seeing double, which makes it pretty hard to kill zombies.

If this sounds like your thing, Drunk or Dead 2 will be coming to Meta Quest 2 VR headsets via the Quest Store next year, followed by PC VR headsets via Steam and Viveport in early 2023. In the meantime, you can add the game to your Steam Wishlist here.

the original drunk or dead is available for most PC VR headsets by clicking here.

Image Credit: 4 I Lab

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Fear The Walking Dead: Season 7 Episode 14: May 22 release, timing and plot speculation https://combatarmsblog.com/fear-the-walking-dead-season-7-episode-14-may-22-release-timing-and-plot-speculation/ Sun, 22 May 2022 09:29:05 +0000 https://combatarmsblog.com/fear-the-walking-dead-season-7-episode-14-may-22-release-timing-and-plot-speculation/ The zombie apocalypse drama “Fear the Walking Dead” is here with a new episode. Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson created this horror drama based on “The Walking Dead” comic book series by Charlie Adlard, Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore. Fear the Walking Dead was first released on August 23, 2015. This series is related to […]]]>

The zombie apocalypse drama “Fear the Walking Dead” is here with a new episode. Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson created this horror drama based on “The Walking Dead” comic book series by Charlie Adlard, Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore. Fear the Walking Dead was first released on August 23, 2015. This series is related to other series like The Walking Dead: World Beyond, The Walking Dead, Talking Dead, and Tales of the Walking Dead.

The current seventh season was renewed in December 2021 and aired on October 17, 2021, and this show was renewed for its eighth season in December 2021. The executive producers of the show include Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Dave Erickson, Greg Nicotero, Gale Anne Hurd, Scott M. Gimple, Andrew Chambliss, and Ian Goldberg.

Release date and time

Season 7 Episode 14, titled “Divine Providence,” directed by Ed Ornelas and written by David Johnson and Alex Delyle, premieres May 22, 2022 at 9 p.m. on AMC. There are two more episodes for this finale, and they will air on June 5, 2022.

where to watch

Fear the Walking Dead will be released on AMC. It is also available as a subscription on FuboTV and Hulu Plus.

This series is available for rental or purchase options on Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, Vudu and Google Play.

Plot

Fear The Walking Dead is an American drama with a running time of 42-65 minutes. This series is about horror, serial drama and zombie apocalypse. The series’ plot is set in Los Angeles, California and later Mexico, centering on a dysfunctional family during the apocalypse of the first three seasons. Later in the fourth season, Morgan Jones from the real Walking Dead appeared in this series.

We can see Alicia trying to wage war in the seventh season, and the real war will soon be in action. To start the war a long time ago, and now it’s going to happen for real.

Meanwhile, Strand is paranoid, has second thoughts about his people, and doubts their loyalty. “Divine Providence” is all about war. Alicia is marching to Strand to wage war, and it’s going to be a very long one.

The casting

Lennie James as Morgan Jones, Debnam, Carey’s, Alicia Clark, Kim Dickens as Madison Clark, Frank Dillane as Nicholas Clark (Nick), Colman Domingo as Victor Strand, Danay García as Luciana, Cliff Curtis as Travis Manawa, Rubén Blades as Daniel Salazar, Maggie Grace as Althea, Austin Amelio as Dwight, Alexa Nisenson as Charlie, Jenna Elfman as June, Garret Dillahunt as John Dorie, Christine Evangelista as Sherry.

Show note

The apocalyptic zombie drama has earned high ratings across multiple platforms. It earned a 6.8/10 rating on IMDb.

It also has a slightly above average rating of 75% on Rotten Tomatoes and 3/5 on Common Sense Media.

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‘Love, Death and Robots’ Volume 3 Episode 4: Night of the Mini Dead Ending Explained https://combatarmsblog.com/love-death-and-robots-volume-3-episode-4-night-of-the-mini-dead-ending-explained/ Fri, 20 May 2022 13:34:31 +0000 https://combatarmsblog.com/love-death-and-robots-volume-3-episode-4-night-of-the-mini-dead-ending-explained/ Love, death and robots – Image. netflix For those who are confused about the ending of the fourth episode of volume 3 of Love, Death and Robots then allow us to help you! We’ll also cover the remaining Love, Death, and Robots Volume 3 episodes, but here’s the Night of the Mini Dead ending explained. […]]]>

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For those who are confused about the ending of the fourth episode of volume 3 of Love, Death and Robots then allow us to help you! We’ll also cover the remaining Love, Death, and Robots Volume 3 episodes, but here’s the Night of the Mini Dead ending explained.

The zombie apocalypse is set in a graveyard after a young couple’s heated exchange accidentally triggers a curse, giving birth to the undead.

The ending explained

A passionate graveyard adventure quickly leads to the zombie apocalypse, destroying everything from American suburban neighborhoods to the temples of Shaolin monks in the Chinese mountains. From a handful of zombies, to hordes, to variations of giant mutants, the undead army has pushed humanity to the brink of destruction, forcing the hand of the Kremlin and the White House to unleash all its nuclear arsenal on Earth. In the end, humanity’s time on Earth was a fart in the cosmic wind of the universe.

Why did the United States and Russia use nuclear weapons?

The White House was one of the last places on earth to fight the horde of the living dead, but was eventually overrun and in a state of panic the President decided to use the United States nuclear arsenal against the walking Dead. However, launching their nukes would have forced the hands of Russia, who in this mini-world launch their nukes in retaliation. Without hope for humanity, nuclear weapons will destroy almost everything in their path, including zombies.


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Red Dead Undead Nightmare 2 is long overdue https://combatarmsblog.com/red-dead-undead-nightmare-2-is-long-overdue/ Tue, 17 May 2022 19:52:00 +0000 https://combatarmsblog.com/red-dead-undead-nightmare-2-is-long-overdue/ rock star games Red Dead Redemption The series has been giving gamers an old western sandbox to wreak havoc on for years now. Red Dead Redemption took players on a high-stakes old western adventure following John Marston on his mission to kill his old gang, and Red Dead Redemption 2 took the story back in […]]]>

rock star games Red Dead Redemption The series has been giving gamers an old western sandbox to wreak havoc on for years now. Red Dead Redemption took players on a high-stakes old western adventure following John Marston on his mission to kill his old gang, and Red Dead Redemption 2 took the story back in time to the heyday of said gang. Both titles are considered some of the best Rockstar has ever made, and Red Dead Redemption 2 is considered one of the best open worlds in gaming. The franchise has been very successful, but Red Dead Redemption 2 has not seen any DLC content yet.

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DLC is the name of the game in today’s gaming industry. Grand Theft Auto 5 DLC came in the form of GTA online updates, but Red Dead Redemption 2 rarely gets updates for its own online mode. Rockstar has seemingly moved on to their next title even though Red Dead Redemption 2 is packed with DLC potential. The game needs some type of additional content for fans to play, it’s not just an update for red dead online. Rockstar should design a large-scale project Undead Nightmare DLC just like the zombie DLC its predecessor got.

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What made Undead Nightmare special

In 2010, Rockstar released full-scale DLC for Red Dead Redemption title Undead Nightmare. The DLC included an all-new single-player campaign following John Marston. Instead of connecting to the main story and providing another old west adventure, Undead Nightmare brought the game to the zombie apocalypse. It sounds like a weird concept, but it turned out to be a lot of fun. It took the world of Red Dead Redemption and added new mechanics alongside zombies for an entirely new experience that fans of the title fondly remember.

The campaign followed John Marston as he journeyed through the Old West in search of a cure for this zombie virus. Abigail and Jack are both infected with the virus, causing John to search for a way to save their lives. The campaign lasted about six hours and featured a ton of new content to browse. The world was similar to the main game, except it had been darkened and filled to the brim with undead creatures. It made the game scarier and kept players on their toes as a zombie could attack at any time.

The game of Undead Nightmare remembered a lot Red Dead Redemption because it was a non-canon expansion. However, the DLC introduced a new feature where the player would have to liberate the cities from the undead. The various towns across the border had been overrun by zombies and the player had to eliminate them so that the living could live their lives again. Once a city was liberated, the player could obtain side quests, challenges, and requests from strangers. They could also trade ammunition with the townspeople as it became the country’s currency.

The zombies in Undead Nightmare were very similar to how they worked in other video games. They ranged from classic slow zombies to large juggernauts. The expansion added a host of different new weapons that the player can use to take down these undead creatures. John could use things like holy water and undead bait to fend off the hordes. Players could also tame undead horses and hunt down other creatures like the Sasquatch and a unicorn, which made for lots of fun supernatural experiences.

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Undead Nightmare 2 could be just as special

Undead Nightmare let the player run wild west gun rush. This added a new level of difficulty to the game and hours of fun for those who had completed the main story. Four years have passed since Red Dead Redemption 2 hit store shelves, and a full-scale DLC is long overdue. Many players are eager to return to the old west and red dead online doesn’t do enough to push them back. A full-fledged Undead Nightmare 2, on the other hand, maybe.

If Rockstar threw zombies into the world it built for Red Dead Redemption 2, it would be an easy victory. Players should have a chance to regain control of Arthur Morgan and slay hordes of zombies in the Wild West. The map is bigger in the sequel and that just means even more towns to liberate. With a fun story attached, this could be a recipe for success. It wouldn’t just go backwards Red Dead Redemption 2 fans, but it might also appeal to zombie fans and those who are nostalgic for Undead Nightmare to start the game. It would give them more hours of fun with Arthur Morgan and breathe new life into the game as it gets further from release.


A Undead Nightmare 2 could take everything Rockstar has learned over the years and deliver a fantastic zombie game. The story could involve the Dutch Van Der Linde gang in their heyday as they all attempt to fend off the horde. Players would be forced to constantly move their camp as the horde could catch up with them and chase them across the land. Cross the swamps around Red Dead Redemption 2‘s Lagras while dodging zombies would be thrilling, fighting zombies in the plantations around Rhodes would be exhilarating, and walking through the bizarre Armadillo waiting for a zombie to jump would be thrilling.

Red Dead Redemption 2 just waiting for Rockstar to create DLC around it. Undead Nightmare was something special for the Red Dead Redemption series, and it must be repeated. Throwing zombies into the wild west seems like an odd choice, but it turned out to be a lot of fun in 2010. If Rockstar were to do it again, it would probably be just as fun and exactly what the game needs right now. .

Red Dead Redemption 2 is available now on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

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5 Ways The Dead Age And The Dark Age Are The Same (And 5 Ways They’re Different) https://combatarmsblog.com/5-ways-the-dead-age-and-the-dark-age-are-the-same-and-5-ways-theyre-different/ Mon, 16 May 2022 16:41:01 +0000 https://combatarmsblog.com/5-ways-the-dead-age-and-the-dark-age-are-the-same-and-5-ways-theyre-different/ Since becoming the “big two” of American comic book publishing, Marvel and DC have drawn parallels between them. Many of these parallels are obvious without getting into a debate about who copied whom. The 2005-2006 mini-series, Marvel Zombies (written by The Walking Deadby Robert Kirkman with art by Sean Phillips) mixed the Marvel Universe with […]]]>

Since becoming the “big two” of American comic book publishing, Marvel and DC have drawn parallels between them. Many of these parallels are obvious without getting into a debate about who copied whom. The 2005-2006 mini-series, Marvel Zombies (written by The Walking Deadby Robert Kirkman with art by Sean Phillips) mixed the Marvel Universe with a zombie apocalypse.

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In 2019, the DC Universe had its own zombie event with Died. In 2021, Marvel retaliated with another post-apocalyptic Elseworlds miniseries called dark times. So how do these two comics compare?

ten The same: Tom Taylor is the author of both

The most obvious point of comparison is that both books are written by Tom Taylor. The Australian writer burst onto the scene with Injustice and All-new Wolverine, and he is currently writing night wing and Superman: Son of Kal-El. No one in the big two is better at writing popcorn comics than Taylor; his books are often more socially conscious than the average superhero story, but at the end of the day, he’s an artist first and foremost. This makes it perfect for alternate timeline events like Died and dark times, where are the joys (a). Superheroes that collide like action figures and (b). Creatively reinventing characters, without being held back by the baggage of continuity.


9 Different: they have different artists

Taylor has worked with different art teams on Died and Dark times. Neither book reinvents the wheel of superhero art, but when it comes to standard superhero art, it’s hard to ask for more. Died, drawn by Trevor Hairshine, has some spectacular splash pages, especially one in issue #6 of an Aquaman zombie appearing in front of the Themysciran coast atop a Kraken. Stefano Guadiano’s coloring brings out the gore, which is a necessity for a zombie story. dark times has sleeker pencils by Iban Coello, and colors by Brian Rebel have brighter colors and a sleeker sheen.


8 Ditto: technology is the fundamental problem

True to its name, dark times is about a Marvel Universe without electricity. An ancient machine called the Unmaker was discovered in the Earth’s core, and to prevent it from destroying the planet, the heroes launched an EMP, which knocked all modern technology offline. Luckily, the Marvel Universe is home to super-geniuses, and they’ve created non-electric technology to adapt (e.g. Spider-Man created new non-electric web-shooters, while Iron Man flies around in power armor). steam). While Died is a story of zombies, the virus is technological in nature: it is the anti-life equation broadcast on the Internet with Cyborg as patient zero.


7 Different: types of apocalypse

As can be seen immediately from its pun-tastic title, Died is about a zombie apocalypse. The comic tries to play with the formula through the outbreak’s unique origins and have the undead eat not for sustenance but to spread Anti-Life (Cyborg even communes with Anti-Life via a Wonder Woman infected). Ultimately, though, readers have to call a spade a spade.

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On the other hand, dark times is basically the Marvel universe vampires more Revolution. There are no zombies in sight, although it is mentioned that the lack of lights made vampires a problem (for DC’s return on this, see dc the vampire slayer by James Tynion IV and Matthew Rosenberg).


6 The same: both run for six numbers

Both Died and dark times were six-issue miniseries events. While the first had some linking issues, the core miniseries could easily be enjoyed on its own as a standalone entity. Also, while both stories are definitely beneficial if the reader is a fan, it would be easy to pick them up with little prior knowledge and have a good time. In a world where keeping track of comic book continuity becomes more difficult every year, the short print runs and self-contained nature of Died and dark times the same is a blessing.

5 Different: DCeased had follow-ups and spin-offs

Barely three years after its publication, the Died the universe has been prolific. He deserved a sequel dead planet, with a trilogy capper soon to follow. On top of that, there were spin-offs such as the one-shot A good day to dieas well as two other miniseries named Invincible and Hope at the end of the world. Until now, dark times only has one miniseries. With Taylor having signed an exclusive contract with DC, more stories are uncertain at best. It’s a shame, because there are certainly more parameters to explore.


4 The same: both have a high body count

One of the benefits of out-of-continuity stories is how the writer can kill off characters at will, and Taylor is clearly happy with that. Died has the highest body count; all seven founding members of the Justice League are dead by the end of the series, not to mention most of the Bat-Family, Lex Luthor, the Joker, and more. The main survivors are Lois Lane, Jon Kent, Damian Wayne, Alfred Pennyworth, Green Arrow, Black Canary, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy. dark times doesn’t go that far, but it still kills high-level heroes: The Thing, Doctor Strange, Scarlet Witch, and Vision all perish fighting The Unmaker. From there, Hawkeye, Human Torch, Wolverine, Doc Ock, and Apocalypse also drop.


3 Different: DCeased shows Apocalypse; The Dark Ages is the Sequel

Died takes place over a shorter period, retracing the weeks of the outbreak. On the other hand, dark times recounts the last day of power in its first issue, then jumps forward about seven years, showing the world that the survivors have managed to build. How this happened is told in brief flashbacks to the opening of issue #2. There is no clear winner here. dark times has a more unique setting; its short length means that little is explored in the depth it deserves. On the other hand, Died is a well-paced take on a story readers have already read.


2 The same: both focus on the next generation of heroes

One could argue that the real main characters of Died are Jon Kent and Damian Wayne. Both boys lose their respective fathers over the course of the series and have to take on the roles of Superman and Batman respectively. Cassie Sandmark also remains the last of the Amazons and the sole heir to Wonder Woman’s legacy. The book’s narrator, Lois Lane, even ponders what the world will be like for her son.

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Likewise, The Dark Ages features May Parker, daughter of Peter and MJ and budding Spider-Girl, and Dani, daughter of Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. Given the story’s time jump, the inclusion of a new generation was natural.


1 Different: Dark Ages is more optimistic

Even though it is the end of the world as readers know, dark times is ultimately an optimistic story. The thesis is that the end of the world is not the end, but the chance to do something new. The opening narration of issue 2 is Spider-Man catching up with readers over the past seven years, and it concludes “at the end of the world something better came”. This is repeated in the final narration of issue #6. In contrast, Died has a more cynical ending. Cyborg is killed by the undead Wonder Woman before he can spread word of a possible cure. Ultimately, 7 million of humanity leaves Earth and many more behind them, deciding that planetary quarantine and interstellar colonization is the only way to defeat anti-life.


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Film the apocalypse before you get your driver’s license. https://combatarmsblog.com/film-the-apocalypse-before-you-get-your-drivers-license/ Sun, 15 May 2022 01:15:39 +0000 https://combatarmsblog.com/film-the-apocalypse-before-you-get-your-drivers-license/ What did you accomplish when you were 13? Did you play a chorus solo? Maybe you got to the championship in your favorite sport? If you’re Emily Hagins, you were at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas for the premiere of a zombie feature film you wrote, cast, directed, shot, and produced. Pathogen Review – […]]]>

What did you accomplish when you were 13?

Did you play a chorus solo?

Maybe you got to the championship in your favorite sport?

If you’re Emily Hagins, you were at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas for the premiere of a zombie feature film you wrote, cast, directed, shot, and produced.

Pathogen Review – Written by guest Kelly B.

Pathogen is the story of a life (or living death) zombie apocalypse triggered by the accidental contamination of Austin’s water supply by a deadly nanochip. What follows is the bloody and violent experience of a decaying civilization…all from the perspective of a college girl.

The film was released on Blu-Ray by AGFA and Bleeding Skull on March 29, 2022, for its first major large-scale release. Pathogen has all the hallmarks of the “Shot on Video” horror movement of the 80s and 90s: the buzzing ambient noise of the mounted mic picking up the spinning tape, cameos through the boom mic and camera reflections in a window, the sound mixing that makes dialogue indistinguishable from non-diegetic music or unusually loud buzz tracks, the occasional sloppy editing with a clunky intro, and the insecure acting and dialogue that only amateurs and youngsters can create. It’s a movie that’s technically a mess with moments of clever editing, restrained storytelling, and a fast pace. However, like the works of the Polonia Brothers (Feeders, Terror House), David Prior (Sledgehammer) and Tim Ritter (Dirty Cop, No Donut, Wicked Games), what it lacks in professional presentation and execution it makes up for with the honesty and the heart that shines through. It is in this charm and seriousness that the film leaves its indelible mark on viewers and recalls the youthful optimism inherent in budding creativity.

As seen in the documentary Zombie Girl: A Documentary (which is a featurette on the AGFA Blu-Ray release), Haggins conceived Pathogen when she was just 10 years old, inspired by the film Undead which screened during the 24 hour film marathon. “Butt-Numb-A-Thon 5” hosted by film critic Harry Knowles of Ain’t It Cool News. Knowles had invited Haggins to the event after receiving a letter from director Peter Jackson. Haggins had written to Jackson after falling in love with The Fellowship of the Rings, and Jackson wanted Knowles to connect Haggins with Austin-based filmmakers to nurture his passion for filmmaking. After a few internships on independent horror films, notably as a behind-the-scenes cameraman and interviewer, she devoted herself to directing a zombie feature film.

Emily Hagins (Photo by John Anderson)

Using MiniDV camcorders, a microphone taped to a paint roller, and throwing away her friends and relatives, she filmed and edited Pathogen on weekends and school holidays. In the post-production phase, she had her wallet, computer and other equipment stolen, blocking the finalization of the film. However, she received a grant from the Texas Filmmakers Production Fund to complete the editing and filming of shots. After renting the same Alamo Drafthouse theater that boosted his film career, Pathogen premiered on March 25, 2006.

Emily Hagins is now 29 and continues to make films. In 2017, she wrote and directed the Netflix Original Film Coin Heist and contributed to the 2020 horror anthology Scare Package, which was released exclusively on Shudder. However, I dare say that her legacy will forever be bound and anchored by the humble zombie film she made, and what it represents in the landscape of passionate independent filmmakers.

Pathogen is only 66 minutes long, and the story shows the experience of zombie uprising from the perspective of tweens. Before Stranger Things gave us rambling young suburban adventurers bearing the cross for saving the world from an overwhelming threat, Pathogen had 5 college kids gathered in a suburban living room trying to escape the clutches of zombified, grown-up children. , and paired with scientific research to find a cure. There’s a sense of authenticity to the dialogue and its hesitant delivery, where the children always seem to walk away in quiet reserve, or stare away from their stage counterparts with a mixture of insecurity and humble confidence that only the state of flux of adolescence can promote this. That coyness is present even in the zombie attack shots, where you’ll spot the occasional amused smile amid the obviously restrained and weak attempts to fight off an escape. It’s a movie any kid could have made with their friends, dipping their toes into the delicate process of filmmaking, with the insecurities and imperfections intact. It’s that honesty, that passion, and that heart that shines through every snag and flaw. It’s the best that cinema as a concept and an ambition has to offer to dreamers, young and old.

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At the risk of sounding sophomoric for bringing an elevated discussion about a zombie apocalypse movie, I couldn’t help but notice how our middle school protagonists preyed mostly on those younger and older than them (children of primary school age and parents) . It’s in this position, caught between the childhood innocence they left behind and the harsh reality of their budding adulthood, that our teenage leads find themselves literally torn apart. The only adults who could offer protection from the dangers of the world manifesting around them are either parents who themselves can no longer offer guardianship, or a research scientist who was the very reason for the outbreak and whose pride puts children in even greater danger. . This sense of hopelessness and the legacy of a corrupt world from the previous generation is reminiscent of the feelings Millennials and Gen Z share about the issues they were born into: climate change, economic disparity and racial and social inequalities. In a scene that doesn’t last long enough, one of our female leads stabs a man in the neck when he approaches them for help. After investigating his corpse, they learn he was not a zombie. (“He has emotion in his face.”) Thematically, one couldn’t ask for a more powerful scene: no longer tied to the naivety and fragility of childhood, and approaching themselves of adulthood, they see adults as they are (especially a young girl): a threat.

The film ends in a way that punctuates the experience in two ways: 1) giving up hope of repairing or surviving their new world, and 2) a freeze frame where one can clearly see the actor smiles while being attacked. In that moment, we attach an arc to the theme and the story, and see in a moment of unintended frankness the joy and fun of the cinematic experience.


Kelly B. is a content creator on YouTube known as VaporKelly, primarily creating 50 seconds movie reviews every day of the week. You can contact him on Twitter and other social media platforms listed on its Carrd.

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Zombie Sector lets you slay the undead using wonky cadets in physics-based gameplay, coming to Android May 26 https://combatarmsblog.com/zombie-sector-lets-you-slay-the-undead-using-wonky-cadets-in-physics-based-gameplay-coming-to-android-may-26/ Thu, 12 May 2022 07:30:00 +0000 https://combatarmsblog.com/zombie-sector-lets-you-slay-the-undead-using-wonky-cadets-in-physics-based-gameplay-coming-to-android-may-26/ Rennert Games’ Pontus Pettersson has announced the upcoming launch of the studio’s undead-themed RPG on mobile titled Zombie Sector. Players will have to assemble their team of cadets to fend off the infected while trying to uncover the hidden secrets of the game’s underground sectors. Of course, while Zombie Sector’s theme may be all about […]]]>

Rennert Games’ Pontus Pettersson has announced the upcoming launch of the studio’s undead-themed RPG on mobile titled Zombie Sector. Players will have to assemble their team of cadets to fend off the infected while trying to uncover the hidden secrets of the game’s underground sectors.

Of course, while Zombie Sector’s theme may be all about gloom and doom, the game’s visuals and characters keep things light and humorous. Players can train physics-based “dumb” cadets and equip them with the best abilities that will help them survive hordes of the undead, or they can choose to have these fighters use their own survival skills with a sharp club to see if they’ve got what it takes.

The game also features underground environments, sheds, and unexplored areas in the wild where players can score valuable resources outside of the quarantine zone. They can craft weapons, acquire mods, and collect blueprints to increase their survivability in this so-called “wobbly take on a zombie apocalypse.”

I recently committed to taking a huge risk and left my old game development company to pursue something more close to my heart.“, says Pettersson.”That’s when I founded the new studio Rennert Games – which now has its first title two weeks after launch..”

Additionally, the game allows you to participate in asynchronous PVP as well as progression leaderboards.

If you’re curious about the game, Zombie Sector will soon be available for download on the Google Play Store for Android devices on May 26. You can also visit the official website to learn more about the title, or join the community of subscribers on the official Discord channel to stay up to date with all the latest developments.

Are you looking for similar titles that will test your skills on your mobile device? Why not take a look at our list of the 25 best RPGs for Android phones and tablets?

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dead in the water free online https://combatarmsblog.com/dead-in-the-water-free-online/ Mon, 09 May 2022 01:45:00 +0000 https://combatarmsblog.com/dead-in-the-water-free-online/ Fear the Walking Dead The zombie sub spin-off special appeared for free to stream online. AMC Networks produced all six parts of Fear the Walking Dead: Dead in the Water available to watch on YouTube, downloading it from the official website Walking Dead channel to watch in six mini-episodes: “Something Bad”, “A Good Sailor”, “Do […]]]>

Fear the Walking Dead The zombie sub spin-off special appeared for free to stream online. AMC Networks produced all six parts of Fear the Walking Dead: Dead in the Water available to watch on YouTube, downloading it from the official website Walking Dead channel to watch in six mini-episodes: “Something Bad”, “A Good Sailor”, “Do What Needs Doing”, “Incoming”, “We Have Orders” and “This Ain’t It”. The free version comes a month later Dead in the water created exclusively for subscribers to the AMC+ streaming service as a 41-minute special, a prequel aboard the USS Pennsylvania submarine featured in Fears Season 6 and 7.

Fear the Walking Dead: Dead in the Water returns to the eve of the apocalypse, where a conflicted officer and new father (Nick Stahl) fights for his survival just as the apocalypse strikes. The shipmates turn around one by one without any explanation, and the USS Pennsylvania becomes a death trap, nuclear fueled and filled with walkers with no way out.

The full special is now available to watch for free in six parts on YouTube or as a single episode on AMC+.

Stahl resumes his Fear Season 6 role as Riley, the future disciple of “The End is the Beginning” cult leader Teddy Maddox (John Glover), leading a cast that includes Jason Francisco Blue (Dynasty) as Pierce, Garrett Graham (Day 5) as Ginger, Emmett Hunter (american horror story) as Renwick, and Jay Gutierrez (Line) like Alvarez.

Fear TWD showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg serve as executive producers Dead in the water, installed aboard the nuclear submarine stranded off the coast of Galveston, Texas, where Riley and Teddy launched the missiles turning the Lone Star State into ground zero for the nuclear zombie apocalypse. Series producer Kenneth Requa is directing the spin-off special written by Jacob Pinion (Fear webisode series The Althea Bandsseason 7 episodes “Cindy Hawkins” and “Sonny Boy”).

New episodes of Fear the living dead Season 7 airs Sundays on AMC and AMC+ until June 5. To follow @CameronBonomolo on Twitter & @NewsOfTheDead for season-long coverage of TWD Universe.

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10 Most Hilarious Cameos In Movies Where They Die Immediately https://combatarmsblog.com/10-most-hilarious-cameos-in-movies-where-they-die-immediately/ Fri, 06 May 2022 03:00:00 +0000 https://combatarmsblog.com/10-most-hilarious-cameos-in-movies-where-they-die-immediately/ Content Warning: This article may contain references to murder and violence Death is always tragic…until it isn’t. Most often shown through parody media, hilarious deaths are graphic and usually occur without warning. An extreme example of this is some of the many deaths in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The Knights flying off the […]]]>

Content Warning: This article may contain references to murder and violence

Death is always tragic…until it isn’t. Most often shown through parody media, hilarious deaths are graphic and usually occur without warning. An extreme example of this is some of the many deaths in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The Knights flying off the Bridge of Death, attacked by the Caerbannog Rabbit, and the Dark Knight’s multiple decapitations cause laughable bloodshed.

What makes movie deaths even funnier is if an actor makes an unexpected appearance and then dies just as quickly. Usually used only to shock or to break the tension of a very serious moment, there’s rarely a moment when anyone expects to see a random celebrity get gruesomely killed off. Whether the death is accidental or intentional, it’s hard to feel bad for the victims while laughing at their demise.

Bruce Willis in Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle

William Rose Bailey stepping out of a private plane in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle.

What makes this death fun isn’t the characters themselves, but the story behind the people who play them. In Charlie’s Angels: full throttle, Willis plays a Justice Department official, who ends up ambushed and shot by an assassin who turns out to be former Angel Madison Lee (Demi Moore).

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Willis and Moore married in 1987 and then divorced in 2000. Their divorce was amicable, and they’ve remained good friends ever since (so it’s kind of ironic that his character kills his so coldly). Either way, knowing the history between these two is enough to make Willis’ death a laugh.

Jackie Chan in Enter the Dragon

Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan fight in Enter the Dragon.

In a kind of blink-and-you-miss-it cameo, Chan plays an evil minion who attacks Bruce Lee’s character from behind. Lee is able to quickly push Chan back and hold him in front by twisting his arm behind his back and grabbing a fistful of hair. He then snaps Chan’s neck slightly off-screen and throws his body unceremoniously, already concentrating on another fight.

What makes this funny isn’t the death itself, but the facial expressions Lee makes while committing the murder. The camera zooms in on the chaotic look in his eyes and the exaggerated expression brings a certain hilarity to Chan’s sudden disappearance.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in Reno 911! : Miami

Dwayne The Rock Johnson in Reno 911 Miami

Appearing as tough-as-nails SWAT officer Rick Smith, Johnson arrives at a crime scene and delivers a speech on the difference between bravery and courage. He gets into his speech so much that he doesn’t notice when he pulls a grenade out of his belt and pulls the pin. Passers-by point to the live grenade in his hand, then he drops it unceremoniously.

Trying to pick it up, Johnson continues to push it away, soon following it into a hazmat tent. An explosion and a splatter of blood later, his character is gone. After all that serious/security buildup and he dies from being too laid back with a disposable weapon. It’s so silly, it’s funny.

Ryan Reynolds in A Million Ways to Die Out West

Ryan Reynolds' appearance in A Million Ways to Die in the West.

Known for being a naturally funny guy both on and off screen, Reynolds has been making people laugh for many years now. His appearance in this satirical film was as unexpected as his death. Breaking into a saloon, Liam Neeson’s character Clinch is on the hunt for a man who dared to have a relationship with his wife Anna (Charlize Theron).

Neeson eventually points his gun at a random man who turns out to be Reynolds. He is suddenly shot in the chest after failing to deliver the answer Neeson was looking for. The suddenness of the shot adds humor to the death because it was a blink scenario and they were gone.

Justin Bieber in Zoolander 2

Justin Bieber Zoolander #2

A mysterious assassin kills “the most beautiful people in the world” in this equally wacky sequel to Zoolander, and Bieber seems to be on their hit list. After being chased down an alley by the assassin, Bieber finds himself cornered and looking down the barrel of a gun. In what can only be described as extreme overkill, the assassin riddles his body with bullets for what feels like a full minute, if not longer. Not only is the murder exaggerated, but Bieber’s face during this sequence seemingly and hilariously switches between pain and boredom.

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Eventually, Bieber collapses to the ground and the assassin disappears into the night. In reality, he should be very dead by now, but somehow he’s just got enough strength to pull out his phone, take a selfie, choose which filter to use, and then share it on social media before to finally pass. The whole thing was just ridiculous from start to finish.

Anna Faris in Keanu

Anna Faris in Keanu

An unexpected but hilarious cameo all the same, Anna Faris plays an exaggerated version of herself who meets Rell (Jordan Peele) and gang member Hi-C (Tiffany Haddish). As the night wears on, Faris’ behavior becomes increasingly erratic, and she dares Haddish to shoot Peele (even offering him $10,000).

However, Haddish hits her on the nose with her gun, causing her to fall and break her glass table. Faris then attempts to attack Haddish with a samurai sword, only to be attacked by Peele and then shot multiple times by Haddish. It would have been pretty scary if Faris hadn’t referred to Haddish’s character as a “peasant,” while charging her with the blade.

Sam Raimi in Miller’s Crossing

Sam Raimi pointing a gun during his appearance in Miller's Crossing.

Although he is best known for directing the original Spider Man trilogy with Tobey Maguire, Raimi has indeed appeared in front of the camera on numerous occasions. In this particular movie, he plays a detective-like character.

After a bomb explodes in a store, someone starts shooting at them with a machine gun, causing panic. Raimi, armed only with two pistols, tries to fight back but is quickly overpowered. As he is filled with lead, his body twitches all over as his pistols fire wildly. It looks like suddenly acquired ragdoll physics for a few seconds. It’s a hilarious moment in an otherwise violent exchange.

Elijah Wood in Spy Kids 3: Game Over

Elijah Wood in his appearance in Spy Kids 3: Game Over.

During the third spy on kids movie, the kids and others fight their way through a video game and eventually get to the boss level. Until then, Juni Cortez, played by a young Daryl Sabara, has been set up to be “The Guy”, a legendary player who can supposedly beat level five. Then, out of nowhere, Wood shows up pretending to be the real “guy” and confidently enters the unbeatable level.

He is immediately struck by lightning from a trap and loses his 99 lives. He has time to mumble a surprised “oops” before exploding out of the game. As far as sudden deaths go, this one is pretty tame, but no less funny. Wood made a big fuss about being “The Guy” and then disintegrated in seconds.

Bill Murray in Zombieland

Movie Post Credits Zombieland Scene Bill Murray

In order to survive the zombie apocalypse, Murray decided to look and act like one of the walking dead. He’s been living like this for a while when Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), Wichita (Emma Stone) and Little Rock (Abigail Breslin) arrive at his mansion. For some reason, Harrelson and Stone thought it would be fun to prank Eisenberg and Breslin by having Murray pretend to be a zombie and stagger behind them. Naturally, Eisenberg panics and shoots Murray in the chest.

Murray, to his credit, doesn’t come out without a few comedic jokes. When asked if he had any regrets, he replied, “Garfield, maybe,” with everyone knowing he hated voicing the live-action version of the lasagna-loving fat cat. Adding to the comedy of the situation, the others unceremoniously threw Murray’s body into a large trash can. If another actor had played this role, chances are it wouldn’t have been so funny.

Brad Pitt in Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2 Brad Pitt Cameo Vanisher

This is, by far, the most random and absurd cameo ever seen in a movie. Deadpool and his X-Force team jump out of a plane on a mission and some don’t even make it to the ground as they end up gruesomely dying. In Pitt’s case, his character, called the Vanisher, was invisible until he flew into power lines and died to death.

A two-second appearance and all Pitt asked for payment was a cup of coffee (via Hollywood Reporter). The whole situation was hilarious from start to finish, not to mention completely unexpected. Sometimes the funniest deaths are often the most surprising, and since people are still talking about it, it certainly had a huge impact.

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