I found an amazing piece on zombie movies, which relates Hobbes's political philosophy to the evolution of the zombie movie. I don't mean to imply that I'm at all familiar with Hobbes, because I'm not. But I am familiar with zombies, as most of us are. As you've probably noticed, zombie movies are enjoying a resurgence in popularity, after about a decade or so of relative dormancy.
This article is worth the time it takes to get through:
The Running of the Dead by Christian Thorne.
Best of all, Thorne reiterates what I love about the horror genre. Besides satisfying the bloodiest urges of scopophilia, horror (science fiction, too) is probably the closest filmic reflection of societal preoccupations and fears. That, and I sometimes enjoy limpid, unequivocal metaphor; don't you?