There's nothing like a good zombie apocalypse to get your blood flowing (pun intended), and the award-winning 'Buck Wild', described as a zombie horror comedy, will be shown this Thursday (Nov. 7th) at 7pm at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts. The locally produced movie picked up the top award at the Hill Country Film Festival. 'Buck Wild' was shot in Goliadand Weesatche had it's big screen debut in April at the Dallas International Film Festival, and at the Hill Country Film Festival in Fredricksburg.

Taylor Thompson is one of the film's producers, and the graduate of Memorial High School cites the support she received from the community as an important part of her creativity.

The movie is about four friends on a hunting trip that goes bad after the owner of a hunter's lease is accidentally shot. The group tries to cover their tracks, but end up not only in trouble with the law, but also a hungry horde of zombies.  The film also garnered the Director's Choice Award at Sydney's A Night of Horror International Film Festival in Australia.

The one-night premiere is sponsored by the Victoria Texas Independent Film Festival and presented by the Victoria Television Group.Tickets are $5, and available at the Welder Center box office at 214 N. Main St., or online at

"Its a great opportunity to showcase local talent," said Anthony Pedone, executive director of the film festival.

The movie extras include area celebrities such as Victoria Sheriff Michael T. O'Connor, Walter Womack and the news anchors of News Channel 25, who had cameos.

Sounds like my kind of flick!

Check out the trailer below.