As we enter ‘Spooktober’, from the kooky to the down-right creepy here are some of the frightful Films & TV Shows to look out for on streaming services this month in the run up to Halloween!
The filmmaker went on to direct five more zombie features, including Dawn of the Dead (1978), Day of the Dead (1985) and Land of the Dead (2005). What few knew was that before he died of lung cancer at 77 in 2017, Romero was quietly developing Twilight of the Dead, a concluding chapter intended to be his final statement on the genre.
Second Sight Films are releasing the George A. Romero classic ‘Dawn Of The Dead’ in a standard 4-Disc BluRay set for the first time following their limited edition set released last year.
Clapboard Jungle is a new documentary about the life and struggles of today’s indie film-makers, told by & from the perspective of film-maker Justin McConnell (Lifechanger) as we follow his personal film journey and struggles as well as a series of insighful ‘talking heads’ from a variety industry figures including Guillermo Del Toro, Richard Stanley, Barbara Crampton, Paul Schrader, Tom Savini, George A. Romero, Gigi Saul Guerrero, Michael Biehn, Frank Henenlotter & Lloyd Kaufmann. Continue reading
Legendary filmmaker George A. Romero, father of the modern movie zombie and creator of the groundbreaking Night of the Living Dead franchise, has died age 77.
It’s Halloween !!!!! Your probably watching some of your favourite horror movies – but did you ever wonder about the stories behind these classic horror movies? Here are some of the best horror documentaries out there. Check them out now!!!!
A documentary detailing the production of the George A. Romero’s 1968 film Night of the Living Dead which is widely regarded as inventing the modern zombie genre as discussed in the film; directed by Rob Kuhns.
From writing/directing team Andy Phelps & Jake Hawkins comes the British zombie thriller/comedy Zombie Resurrection. Interestingly; this was originally written as a screenplay to sell; but with lack of interest the writers chose to take the project on themselves.
After a short intro scene; we break into an animated title sequence with a booming score…..they are really building it up here. Will it live up to this intro?
This soon establishes itself as an a group survival zombie flick…as the group is travelling to a new encampment in the post zombie apocalypse. However the overtone to begin with is purely comical and farce with accents to match; perhaps taking it’s cues from Shaun of The Dead. Continue reading