George Romero And His Softening Stance On Zombies

romero-zombieWhen you hear the name George Romero, the only thing that you can possibly associate it with is zombies. With Night of the Living Dead in 1968, he created the zombie apocalypse genre, as well as redefined what made up the cinematic zombie. Prior to Night of the Living Dead, zombies were generally people under some type of voodoo spell, not the reanimated dead. I think we all owe him a debt of gratitude.

I recently treated (some might say subjected) myself to a Living Dead marathon, watching Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Land of the Dead, and Diary of the Dead back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back. There are worse [...]

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A Review Of The Devil’s Rejects- That’s A Better Introduction Than It Deserves

William Wyler once said a movie is “eighty percent script and twenty percent you get great actors.” Unfortunately Rob Zombie’s math was a little off when he made The Devil’s Rejects, as he had about eight percent script and two percent competent actors. [...]

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Guitar Hero: The Motion Picture

So, one guy that’s headed toward a directors I hate list is Brett Ratner. I think it’s mostly because he’s a celebrity that directs movies, rather than a director who is a celebrity. Or maybe it’s that his generic stamp is portrayed as a seal of quality. [...]

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