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.
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.
Horror Month – June 2015
We take a look at some of the biggest and best films from the history of the Zombie genre.
Written by Benjamin Gummery
Night of the Living Dead
George Romero‘s epitome which re-established Zombie’s as something that could scare and thrill audiences. Often refereed to as creating the modern Zombie film genre.
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
Birth of the Living Dead is 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.