Capitalism turns us into zombies, and then whole families are eaten alive.
An underrated ’80s horror, spooky fun mixed with some comedy & metafiction to boot.
Day of the Dead. 1985. Directed & Written by George A. Romero. Starring Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato, Jarlath Conroy, Anthony Dileo Jr., Richard Liberty, Sherman Howard, Gary Howard Klar, Ralph Marrero, John Amplas, Phillip G. Kellams, Taso N. Stavrakis, and Greg Nicotero. United Film Distribution Company (UFDC)/A Laurel Production/Dead Films Inc./Laurel-Day Inc. Rated R. 96Continue reading “Dystopia & Military Madness in Day of the Dead”
Dawn of the Dead. 1978. Directed & Written by George A. Romero. Starring David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross, David Crawford, David Early, Richard France, Howard Smith, Daniel Dietrich, Fred Baker, and James A. Baffico. A Laurel Group Production. Rated R. 127 minutes. Horror ★★★★★ George A. Romero started the modern zombie crazeContinue reading “Dawn of the Dead: Consumer Horror”
The birth of the modern zombie, the rules of the zombie picture we know so well, is all due to George A. Romero.