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George A. Romero’s Original Classic ‘Night of the Living Dead’ is Coming to Blu-ray!

George A. Romero‘s seminal film, Night of the Living Dead, is getting a US Blu-ray release for the first time ever on October 3rd from Mill Creek in celebration of the film’s 50th anniversary. This release doesn’t come as a huge surprise given the film is in the public domain but what is interesting is the […]

Watch the First Clip from Ellen Page Zombie Film ‘The Cured’

We’ve seen countless zombie movies in the decades since George Romero kick-started the whole genre with Night of the Living Dead, but Irish director David Freyne is bringing something entirely different to the table with his debut feature. In The Cured, starring Ellen Page (Juno, Flatliners), the zombies have already been cured at the start of […]

Why Night Of The Living Dead refuses to die

Though its initial release was nearly half a century ago, George A. Romero’s Night Of The Living Dead has had a tendency to rise from its grave every few years in the form of remakes, reboots, rip-offs, and homages. As it turns out, the reason this creative property refuses to stay down, and the reason zombie films… Read more...

How Missing Title Card Information for ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Put Zombies Into the Public Domain

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Filmmaker Kristian Williams aka “kaptainkristian” explains how the simple error of omitting the notice of copyright from the title card of his iconic horror film Night of the Living Dead, led to creator George Romero‘s ideas being widely shared in the public domain without any protection from copyright. This mistake cost Romero millions of dollars...

Here’s How One Mistake in ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Resulted in the Modern Zombie Genre

The billion-dollar zombie movie industry wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for a mistake in George Romero’s classic film, Night of the Living Dead. YouTuber Kristian Williams explains that, when making the title credits, the film’s distributor forgot to add a copyright indicator, an oversight which resulted in the film entering the public domain. Without this […]

The Tale of the Zombie Copyright

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Sure, movies can be copyrighted, but did you know monsters can, too? And even a particular version of a monster? Zombies were around before George Romero's 1968 movie Night of the Living Dead, but he put his own spin on the idea. His...Show More Summary

How a Copyright Misstep on George A. Romero’s ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Impacted the Genre for 50 Years!

Awesomer shares a video from essayist Kaptain Kristian explores the film that created the zombie genre as we know it today, and how the misstep of not displaying a copyright notice on George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead created a self-replicating monster all of its own.

Living Dead: Horrors of Copyright

Video essayist Kaptain Kristian explores the film that created the zombie genre as we know it today, and how the misstep of not displaying a copyright notice on George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead created a self-replicating monster all of its own.

AICN HORROR looks back in awe and sadness at Tobe Hooper & George A. Romero’s films. Plus superhero

AICN HORROR looks back in awe and sadness at Tobe Hooper & George A. Romero’s films. Plus superhero & Bug on the two titans of horror on the Part-Time Fanboy Podcast! Read the full article on AICN Logo by Kristian HornINTROWhat the &#$% is ZOMBIES & SHARKS? Welcome to the darker side of AICN! M. Show More Summary

Artist’s Tribute to Hooper, Romero & Craven Will Make You Smile

My new desktop background. Forever. It’s impossible to overstate the influence of Tobe Hooper, George Romero and Wes Craven on shaping literally the entire horror genre into what it is today. With films like The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Night of the Living Dead and A Nightmare on Elm Street, those three masters forever changed […]

Rob Zombie reflects on Texas Chainsaw Massacre & the passing of Tobe Hooper

We are all still reeling from the recent passing of not only George A. Romero, but now fellow master of horror Tobe Hooper. To but it simply, it is a strange and scary time to be a horror movie fan. With that in mind, we'd like to...Show More Summary

Effects Blu-ray Review

Obscure horror movie stars Tom Savini and was mentored by George A. Romero The post Effects Blu-ray Review appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

Remembering Horror Maverick Tobe Hooper: A Retrospective

While the horror community is still reeling over the loss of horror master George A. Romero, 2017 has claimed another pillar in the genre; Tobe Hooper. The native Texan, a former college professor, and documentary cameraman, forever changed the genre in 1974 when he gathered up a group co-workers, students, and friends from the University […]

Horror Heavyweights Pay Tribute to Tobe Hooper

“It’s the end of the golden age.” The horror world was still mourning this past July’s loss of George A. Romero when the news broke over the weekend that yet another master of the genre had left us. On Sunday morning, we awoke to the news that Tobe Hooper had died at the age of 74, […]

R.I.P.: Tobe Hooper has passed away at 74

Just one month after George A. Romero passed away, the horror genre has lost another of its masters and fans have lost another hero. The Los Angeles County Coroner has announced that Tobe Hooper passed away yesterday in Sherman Oaks,...Show More Summary

Help George Romero Get a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

4 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Malcolm McDowell helps launch an Indiegogo campaign to get Zombie godfather George A. Romero a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Malcolm McDowell needs help to get George A. Romero his walk of fame star

We are all still shaken up by the recent passing of one of the true masters of horror, George A. Romero, but maybe chipping in on this new campaign will help smooth out the loss a bit. As some of you may know, the NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD director received his star on the Walk of Fame this past October. Show More Summary

Your Help is Needed to Get George Romero His Walk of Fame Star

Given his influence on not just horror cinema but independent filmmaking as a whole, it’s pretty insane that George Romero doesn’t already have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The good news? Last summer, it was announced that Romero would finally be getting one. The bad news? A lot of money needs to […]

Night of the Living Dead 4K Restoration Opens in New York this October

Restoration was personally overseen by late director George A. Romero The post Night of the Living Dead 4K Restoration Opens in New York this October appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

George A. Romero: Between Night and Dawn Coming in October

New box set from Arrow Video compiles three of Romero's most interesting films onto 6 discs and packs them with extras The post George A. Romero: Between Night and Dawn Coming in October appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

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