Zombie Madness – The Zombie Cult
The sight of a dead person with smelly rotting flesh, out stretched hands, hunting for human meat, repeatedly saying a particular word after a set interval and walking at the speed of a turtle with two legs should be a dead give away that you are in zombie land. The mindless living dead a.k.a Zombies have captured the imagination of many people around the world.
So before I move on to the essential part of this article, I though I’d provide some background information on the zombie culture as I found it very interesting indeed. I hope you do too.
The Zombie culture was first introduced in movies with 1938 production called White zombie and was later popularized by the 1968 film Night of the living dead. Which in turn lead to other famous productions such as The evil dead, Return of the living dead, Resident Evil and the 2003 release 28 days later.
An interesting theory that came to mind while writing this article is the small possibility that Zombie characters could have been inspired by one of the most influential names in horror stories and horror movies Frankenstein. Although Frankenstein is more popularly referred to as a Monster rather than a Zombie, it is difficult to miss the striking similarities. The question is not if Frankenstein is a zombie or not, rather, is Frankenstein the father of all Zombies? I’ll let you decide.
One of the most compelling reasons that led me to this theory while doing research on the topic was, the first Frankenstein movie with sound was released in 1931, titled Frankenstein. The sequel to the movie The b