These zombie movies are off the beaten track. Some are pulse-pounding action flicks, some comedies or social commentaries, and some romantic or even erotic takes on the zombie film.
Humor in literature tends to rely on word-play, witty dialogue, absurd situations, and funny characters. Except for the word-play that can be used in descriptions, film can of course use these elements as well, but movies have the added strength of being able to employ slapstick, something that rarely comes across well in written fiction. […]