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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...

Review: The Transfiguration Is The Ideal Modern Companion To Romero’s Martin

If the mainstream media are to be believed, we are in a new era of horror. Now, our beloved genre isn’t just the refuge of freaks and weirdos, but rather where the real art is made. That is, as ...

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...

The Transfiguration Is The Latest Must-Watch, Super-Smart Horror

Horror is having a moment. Suddenly, after being considered low-brow entertainment basically since its inception, our beloved genre is heralded as smart, evocative, and worth investing one’s tim...

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Seven Horror Movies That Will Leave You Feeling Miserable

Primarily, horror films are escapism. They’re meant to be entertainment. For the most part, they do that. We’re sucked into a worst-case scenario, but one that’s heightened and stylized so that we’re ...

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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...

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Eight Movie Vampires That Don’t Get Nearly Enough Credit

Vampires films make up a large portion of the horror genre. They often make their way out of the genre and have (as of late) infected comedy, teen romance and just about everything else. But vampire m...

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Top Five George Romero Movies

[soliloquy id=”11224″] George Romero earned his reputation as a master of horror with his very first film, 1968’s Night of the Living Dead. He has contributed more to the genre than virtua...

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