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.
Before he became a horror master, Romero hung out in Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. What’s the scariest film George Romero ever made? Was it Night of the Living Dead, which introduced us to the modern zombie as we know it today? Or maybe it’s Day of the Dead, which placed a group of survivors underground with […]
Filmmaker and composer talks about the resurrection of his 1980 movie Effects and his lifelong relationship with George A. Romero The post John Harrison on Effects and George A. Romero appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Sean and Joe are joined one last time by Paul for the final movie in their Summer of Splatter, Dawn of the Dead (1978). In what turns into a belated send off for George Romero the guys gush over his influence in the genre, but will they show the same love for Flyboy, Trooper, Fran, […]
The 50th anniversary of George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead may not actually be until 2018, but Mill Creek Entertainment is getting the party started a little early. The distribution company just announced that they’re bringing Romero’s seminal zombie classic to Blu-ray in October; it’ll be the film’s first Blu-ray release here in the […]
George Romero was an independent who never took no for an answer. He pulled himself out of the advertising and TV ghetto and created a niche for himself, beholden to nothing but his own stylistic whims and fancies. He invented zombies and zombies, for lack of a less hackneyed way of putting it, invented me. Show More Summary
Last week we shared the news that the second remake (Jesus, please us) of George A. Romero's mini-classic DAY OF THE DEAD was now going to be sporting the subtitle: BLOODLINE. Making the flick, like the hundredth horror film sequel/prequel/remake/etc. Show More Summary
Earlier this month we lost the great George A. Romero, who not only brought to live Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead but also the military-themed Day of the Dead. While the former films are more popular, Day of the Dead (1985) featured one of the most famous of Romero’s zombies… Bub […]
This has been a tragic year so far. Over the last few weeks, we lost not only George A. Romero, but SAW 7 and Linkin Park's Chester Bennington. Sad, sad news. Today, unfortunately, we have yet another passing to share with you guys. Turns...Show More Summary
The iconic director passed at the age of 77 on July 16th. The post Report: George A. Romero Memorial in Toronto appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
MIMESIS (NOUN): LIFE IMITATING ART. It’s common knowledge that George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead is a public domain film, meaning that it’s basically owned by, well, the public. That’s why the seminal zombie classic is so often watched by characters in horror movies, and it’s also why it’s been re-released onto home video so […]
(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) Put your I HEART STREAMING shirts on, it’s time for another edition of Now Stream This,...Show More Summary
In recognition of George A. Romero’s tragic passing, the Fantasia International Film Festival will be presenting a free tribute screening of his under-seen 1973 masterpiece The Crazies, showing in a new 4K restoration courtesy of Arrow Films! Writes the fest: “Imbued with an urgency that remains topical to this day, The Crazies is a work […]
Romero created the modern zombie genre as the co-writer (with John A. Russo) and director of the 1968 movie Night of the Living Dead, which went to show future generations of filmmakers such as Tobe Hooper and John Carpenter that generating big scares didn’t require big budgets. Living Dead spawned an entire school of zombie knockoffs, and Romero’s […]
By H. Perry Horton Remembering an iconic director by his masterpiece. The article The Perfect Shots of George A. Romero’s ‘Dawn of the Dead’ appeared first on Film School Rejects.
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We’re still waiting for an episode set inside a shopping mall. In many ways, “The Walking Dead” is a continuation of what George Romero started way back in 1968. The show, as many of its key creative forces admitted in the wake of Romero’s passing, simply would not exist without Night of the Living Dead, […]
Cast and crew will appear to celebrate the memory of the late horror master The post Toronto: George A. Romero Celebrated with Survival of the Dead Tribute Screening appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Last week, the cinema world lost one of its giant giants. I refer to George A. Romero as a giant giant for two reasons: 1) He basically invented an entire genre of film, and 2) the motherfucker was 6’4”. Goddamn that is tall. If you haven’t seen it yet, please stop reading this and go watch the original Night of the Living Dead. Show More Summary
The horror community lost an icon this week. George A. Romero, best known for his groundbreaking 1968 zombie film Night of the Living Dead, was a profound influence on genre cinema, proving you could make fright films that were gross, political, and emotional. This was perhaps most evident in the slew of imitators that sprung […]