George Romero

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Golden oldie: the story behind George Romero’s long-lost rebuke to ageism
The Amusement Park was a public-service movie made when the horror maestro was a struggling novice. His widow explains why ‘it’s more Romero than all his other films’

Sophie Monks Kaufman

11, Jun, 2021 @8:57 AM

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The Amusement Park review – George Romero’s absurdist nightmare on growing old
The horror movie master was commissioned by Lutherans to highlight the problems of ageing – and his rediscovered 1973 feature is certainly disturbing

Peter Bradshaw

08, Jun, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Who do you get to finish George A Romero’s zombie novel? A lifelong fan
The legendary horror director was writing The Living Dead for a decade, until he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. A month later, Daniel Kraus got a call

Alison Flood

11, Aug, 2020 @12:30 PM

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Night of the Living Dead – Remix review – addictive Romero replica
Imitating the Dog recreate the groundbreaking 1968 horror film live on stage with remarkable results

Kate Wyver

29, Jan, 2020 @11:36 AM

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Cue the zombies! Night of the Living Dead remade in real time on stage
There are more than 1,000 shots in George Romero’s classic horror movie. Can a band of actors, armed with video cameras and Barbie dolls, recreate it?

Chris Wiegand

14, Jan, 2020 @10:12 AM

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The woke undead: how zombie movies are taking on racial politics
A new wave of horror films are reviving the zombie’s African roots to offer modern-day reflections on slavery and migration

Phil Hoad

29, Nov, 2019 @12:16 PM

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The best Stephen King movies … ranked!
With It Chapter Two out next month, plus the news that an adaptation of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is back on track, we count down the finest big-screen versions of King’s terrifying tales

Graeme Virtue

22, Aug, 2019 @10:59 AM

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Night of the Living Dead review – still vital, brutal, cryptic and subversive
George Romero’s 1968 classic about a mass attack by cannibalistic ghouls is brilliantly perplexing, horrifying and mysteriously allegorical

Steve Rose

24, Oct, 2018 @3:00 PM

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Edgar Wright, Alice Lowe, John Landis and Ben Wheatley on zombie king George A Romero
He was a film-maker ahead of his time, skewering consumerism, racial prejudice and bigotry with his living dead. George A Romero inspired a generation of directors. Here they pay tribute to the horror master

Edgar Wright

18, Jul, 2017 @10:00 AM

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It’s a travesty George A Romero never won an Oscar – what’s the Academy scared of? | Matthew Todd
The lack of recognition afforded George Romero is reflected in a wider neglect of the horror industry, writes author Matthew Todd

Matthew Todd

18, Jul, 2017 @8:06 AM

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George A Romero obituary
Influential horror director whose 1968 film Night of the Living Dead kicked off the modern zombie genre

Ryan Gilbey

17, Jul, 2017 @12:51 PM

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George A Romero: the zombie master whose ideas infected American cinema
With his satirical masterpiece Night of the Living Dead the director revolutionised low-budget film-making and inspired an epidemic of imitators, from World War Z to 28 Days Later

Peter Bradshaw

17, Jul, 2017 @6:09 AM

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