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How Creepshow Perfectly Recaptures the EC Comics

The EC comics of the 1950’s were revolutionary. In some ways, they were the decade’s only source of horror. On screen, nearly all horror was science fiction, to at least some degree. There was no sepa...

Martin

Why One of George Romero’s Best Pictures isn’t Even a Zombie Film

The name George Romero is synonymous with the zombie sub-genre. His first feature, Night of the Living Dead, was absolutely groundbreaking. It changed the game in a lot of ways. His sequel Dawn of the...

Martin Remains Unparalleled in its Portrayal of Vampires

George Romero had stated a couple of times that Martin was what he felt to be the best, most complete and closest to his original vision of all of his films. Yet even now it remains one of his most un...

Father of the Dead: A Tribute to George Romero

As I’m still processing the passing of George A. Romero, it’s hard to put into words exactly what I say to commemorate him. Some of the best writers have already talked about the impact he’s had on po...

Horror Legend, Creator of the Modern Day Zombie, George A. Romero Has Passed Away

Earlier this afternoon The Los Angeles Times reported that horror legend and creator of the modern-day zombie George A. Romero passed away from lung cancer. Romero is most famous for his earliest film...

Dawn of the Dead - alternate cuts

Dawn of the Dead Painted the Perfect Picture of a Consumer Apocalypse

George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead was an absolutely revolutionary horror picture. It was made for no money but you wouldn’t know that by looking at it. And people latched onto it in a ...

Day of the Dead

Why Day of the Dead Might Be the Best of Romero’s Dead Trilogy

George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead is the concluding chapter of his original trilogy. He would go on to make three more zombie films in later years that would not find as much critical success, althou...

vampire

How Martin and Vampire’s Kiss are Strikingly Similar in Their Portrayal of Vampires

Whether it’s treated as an ancient bloodline or a chronic disease, vampirism has been depicted in countless forms across popular culture. Though some of the most common vampire traits include im...

Day of the Dead

Day Of The Dead Re-Remake Charges Ahead With New Director

It’s widely accepted that Zack Snyder’s 2004 remake of Dawn Of The Dead is one of the greatest reboots of all time which, given what’s come before and after it, wasn’t necessar...

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