GEORGE A. ROMERO February 4, 1940 – July 16, 2017 (age 77) Cause of Death: Lung cancer Known as the father of the zombie movie, George A. Romero started his career with the horror zombie film Night Of The Living Dead, widely considered the birth place of the modern day zombie. He would form most of his career out of this genre, with his … Read More Rest In Peace, George A. Romero: (1940-2017)
Had the cast been slightly more credible and the dialogue not so repetitive, Diary Of The Dead could have easily become one of the best zombie films in the genre. Instead, it only accomplishes being original, yet failing to the raise the bar for zombie horror flicks.
There is a unique experience in viewing a zombie flick directed by the man that revolutionized the genre, much like it probably felt to watch Picasso paint. Romero broke onto the scene 32 years ago and altered the horror brand forever, making the idea of zombies what it is today. Survival of the Dead gives off a radiance that makes you feel at home in the presence of a Romero contrivance, allowing one to confide in the man that set the undead wheel in motion.
THE CRAZIES BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJULY 1, 2010 Can you remake a 1973 George Romero horror film? From the sounds of the plot, the original film sounds more intriguing than the remake. My guess is that the original “Crazies” was probably a hokey, 70’s B-movie that would have been glazed over in today‘s market. But the remake has reached a level untouched by the original. … Read More Movie Review: The Crazies (2010)