Why it is frightening: whilst it slickly plays for laughs, Shaun for the Dead is certainly much a horror at its gory heart.

It plays by Romero’s guidelines by having a slow zombie horde which means their staggering relentlessness is a continuing fear, if a person tempered by a fantastic script that is comic. And these aren’t characters that are just disposable become taken to pieces within an explosion of O-negative. Everyone else issues here, and thus every zombie encounter does too. Toss …