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ZRC Review – Dead Set Episode 5

| June 7, 2017

The final episode of ‘Dead Set’ begins with a hastily-averted sniping tragedy and the happy reunion of Riq and Kelly. Aww. I guess. But can happiness possibly last with such a dysfunctional cast? (Note: this is a very spoiler heavy analysis, so only read further if you dare)

ZRC Review – Dead Set Episode 4

| May 22, 2017

Is reality television good for you? Can it even get you killed? Well…

ZRC Review – Dead Set Episode 3 (Plus: A Digression on Looting in the ‘Zombie Apocalypse’)

| May 15, 2017

Looting, violence and angry self-destructive behavior, all that and more on the next episode of ‘Dead Set’! (Also essentially every Zombie Apocalypse story ever. More below the cut).

ZRC Review – Dead Set Episode 2

| May 8, 2017

Episode 2 opens with Kelly’s boyfriend Riq being thrust into the alleged Zombie apocalypse (the ZRC strongly disputes this traditional framing). Also, dealing with mass transit during a significant social upheaval. More below the cut.

ZRC Review – Dead Set Episode 1

| May 1, 2017

Reality Television. Anti-Zombie media. Two of the biggest and most widely criticized pop-culture phenomena of the last few decades (although, in the Zombie case, we feel rarely for the proper reasons). What would happen if you were to.. combine.. the two?

ZRC Review – What We Become

| April 20, 2017

You know a movie is going to happy places when it opens in media res with a scene of a woman screaming in terror in a darkened room. More details below the cut.

Sad Times for English Zombies (And Everyone Else)

| July 28, 2012

The ZRC blog reported extensively on the arrest/persecution of UK Zombie Activists (or just those dressed as Zombies, minding their own business). In fact, our most recent Zombie of the Year was one of said unjustly detained activists, Hannah Eiseman-Renyard, who bravely fought against said injustices in court. Tragically, and in our opinion inexplicably, the [...]

BBC to do Potentially Zombie Friendly Miniseries?!

| May 8, 2012

Finally some good news about Zombies in the media: BBC Drama Production has secured four new drama commissions: Frankie, The Musketeers and The Lady Vanishes for BBC One and and In The Flesh for BBC Three. … In The Flesh is a three-part event drama, the first TV commission for Dominic Mitchell. It was developed [...]

Prague and Zombies

| May 7, 2012

We have another case here, I’m afraid, of the Anti-Zombie media putting a real negative spin on a fun Zombie event: PRAGUE, Czech Republic (CBS) — Prague’s historic city centre was taken over by hundreds of the walking dead in the annual festival the Zombie Walk on Saturday. It’s the fifth year for the event [...]

‘Zombies, Run!’ Released and The Guardian Fearmongers About Our Clients

| April 1, 2012

We previously reported on the crowdfunding campaign for ‘Zombies, Run!’ here on the ZRC blog, but the app is out for download /purchase now, and The Guardian has a typically insensitive and cruel review up: It may seem odd that running is required to escape “the walking dead”, but an engaging story provides a better [...]