With AMC’s The Walking Dead burning up TV screens and Brad Pitt’s World War Z heading for the multiplex, zombies are hot again. Well, actually they’re cold and dead. But you know what I mean. Freaks for vampires are always bitching that zombies, being rotting corpses, can’t ever exert the sexual allure of Rob Pattinson’s Edward Cullen in the Twilight series or Ian Somerhalder’s Damon Salvatore on The Vampire Diaries. The hell with that. Let’s hear it for the best zombie movies, the creepy-crawly ones that have their own way of keeping us up at night.
By Peter Travers