Film Review: Monkey Shines (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: A quadriplegic man has a trained monkey help him with his paralysis, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master. REVIEW: Directed by George Romero and based on the book by Michael Stewart, Monkey Shines was made in 1988. It tells the story of a disabled man who takes on a trained monkey as a service animal. In real life, this is something that happens. However, in this … Continue reading

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Film Review: Martin (1976)

Martin (1976)

SYNOPSIS: rge Romero does for vampires what he has already done for zombies – an intense and realistic treatment that follows the exploits of Martin, who claims to be eighty-four years old, and who certainly drinks human blood. The boy arrives in Pittsburgh to stay with his uncle, who promises to save Martin’s soul and destroy him once he is finished, but Martin’s loneliness finds other means of release.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Night Of The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Document of the Dead (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: A documentary about George A. Romero’s films, with a behind scenes look at Dawn of the Dead. REVIEW: Written & Directed by: Roy Frumkes Starring: George A. Romero, Tom Savini Narrated by: Nicole Potter QUICK FIX: NYC film student Roy Frumkes chronicles the early career of the King of the Dead himself, George A. Romero, and treats us to many interviews, ample helpings of scenes from NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, MARTIN, a lil … Continue reading

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