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Zombie Films Used to Have Brains. Now They’re Right-Wing Drivel.

In the decade between ‘Zombieland’ movies, Hollywood’s mindless monsters have become vehicles for racism and xenophobia

Credit: Columbia Pictures

TThe 2009 horror comedy Zombieland, whose sequel comes out this week, begins with a lament for the United States: “I wish I could tell you that this was still…

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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.