They say these things come in threes. Last weekend, we lost zombie creator George A. Romero and celebrated actor Martin Landau, and now they’re joined in the afterlife by John Heard. Although most people will remember Heard as just the oblivious dad from Home Alone, and Home Alone 2, he was a very accomplished actor whose screen worked […]
Welcome to the AITH: TOP 10 NEWS for the week July 17th-21st, 2017. This week we mourned the passing of master of horror George A. Romero, learned Carla Gugino was cast as the lead in Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House series and...Show More Summary
Plainly put: Without director George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead, there may be no Walking Dead to fear. Sure, the zombie film would have persisted in cinema and evolved over time, but the combination of innovative violence, social awareness, and racial progressiveness found in Romero’s magnum opus thrust ... More »
Appropriately, Fear the Walking Dead served as a warm-up act to its parent show at Comic-Con in San Diego, premiering a new trailer for a packed house of fans. While AMC’s zombie spin-off has never achieved the overwhelming popularity...Show More Summary
In the midst of all of this crazy SDCC business, I caught this Twitter pic on JoBlo and felt the need to make time and share it with you guys real quick. But get ready as it is kind of a doozy. Now, this post may need a bit of backstory on Romero and his connection to Pittsburgh, but whatever, I'm going to skip all that. Show More Summary
Two 'Walking Dead' panels began with moments of silence for John Bernecker, a stuntman who died after an on-set accident last week.
Every week, we spotlight a kill that we just can’t get enough of. This is Kill of the Week. We entered this week with the incredibly devastating news that George A. Romero, independent film pioneer, master of horror and creator of the modern day zombie, had passed away at the age of 77. In the wake […]
“Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.” ? Elizabeth Hardwick George Romero Gave Rise to Underdog Cinema – No Film School 9 Filmmaking Tips from George Romero – Film School Rejects How to Land the Cover of Sports Illustrated – Pro...Show More Summary
By William Dass Remembrances, legacies, and celebrations. Why do we always wait until after they’re gone to make them understand? George A. Romero’s passing caught me by surprise. I didn’t know him. He wasn’t family to me. I couldn’t call him on the telephone. Show More Summary
It came from Pittsburgh. The modern-day zombie movie wasn’t a creature spawned in Hollywood. Instead, we have the Steel City to thank for giving us George Romero, who was proudly Pennsylvanian and filmed near his hometown with unknown actors and a bare-bones budget. Welcome to another edition of...
George Romero: In the July 17 Section A, the obituary of horror-film director George A. Romero said his son Cam was from Romero’s earlier marriage to Christine Romero. Cam, whose full name is George Cameron, is from Romero’s first marriage, to Nancy Romero. Daughter Tina and son Andrew are from...
It’s hard to accept the inventor of the undead dying, but there it is — George Romero, dead at 77. At least he’s getting a proper send-off. The New York Times has already published four pieces about Romero: a nice multicolumn obit, an op-ed page “appreciation,” a discussion by critics ... More »
Late horror icon George Romero had more stories left to tell, although supposedly only one of them is zombie-related. The post George A. Romero Completed 4 Unproduced Screenplays Before His Death appeared first on CBR.
Marvel Comics honors the legacy of the late George A. Romero, who partnered with the publisher in 2014 for the Empire of the Dead series. The post Marvel Pays Tribute to George A. Romero appeared first on CBR.
Count me a bit behind the times with this one, but it turns out that George A. Romero's classic flick NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (my personal favorite Romero movie) received a 4K treatment by way of the Museum of Modern Art and The Film Foundation a while back. Show More Summary
The horror world suffered a massive blow when director George A. Romero, the undisputed “Father of the Zombie Film”, passed away at 77. While he did in fact establish the zombie genre as a horror mainstay with his quintessential film Night of the Living Dead – ushering a wave of homages and copycats in its […]
Fans and family will unite to honor the life and legacy of a legend. The Romero family and Chris Roe Management just announced that the Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre in Toronto, Ontario will be playing host to a celebration of George A. Romero on Monday, July 24th. The celebration is open to anyone who wishes […]
By Kieran Fisher Following the heartbreaking news of his passing, we pay tribute to the father of modern horror. The article Fade Out: George Romero, The Father of Modern Horror appeared first on Film School Rejects.
Losing Wes Craven and now George Romero was a tough blow. They were both two of my favorite directors during my “discovery” years. Argento has always been the third piece of my genre inspiration puzzle. In the past couple of days, I’ve found myself switching between Romero’s films and the works of The Maestro, hoping […]