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Film Review: Just Desserts: The Making of ‘Creepshow’ (2007)


SYNOPSIS: Details the making of Stephen King & George A. Romero’s 1982 horror anthology classic, from conception through to completion REVIEW: Fans of the movie “Creepshow” may or may not have seen this release when it originated in 2007 (which was previously only available overseas in repackaged formats). When I first received this, my thought was …why a dedicated release …

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Film Review: Dawn of the Dead (1978)


SYNOPSIS: Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall. REVIEW: George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead is, simply put, one of the all-time greatest and most influential horror movies of all time. Check out almost …

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Film Review: Creepshow 2 (1987)


SYNOPSIS: Three more bone-chilling tales that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge and will not die. REVIEW: George A. Romero and Stephen King can be a great combination – take Creepshow for example, which works on so many levels as a satisfactory horror anthology with some very memorable …

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TV Review: Tales from the DarkSide (TV Series) (Season 1) (1984)


SYNOPSIS: Eerie tales about a levitating boy, an endlessly ringing phone, an undead grandpa, a vengeful genie and a bookie whose life depends on a bet populate the premiere season of this macabre 1980s anthology series. The episodes — adapted from stories by Stephen King, Clive Barker and other horror writers — include guest appearances by Danny Aiello, Tippi Hedren, …

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Film Review: Monkey Shines (1988)


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 …

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Film Review: Deadtime Stories: Volume 1 (2009)


SYNOPSIS: George A. Romero, the renown horror writer and creator of Night of the Living Dead, has partnered with writer-actor Jeff Monahan to create horror anthology George A. Romero Presents … Deadtime Stories. The first volume of this two volume set consists of an anthology of three 30-minute horror films: Valley of the Shadow: A woman searches for her missing …

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Film Review: The Crazies (1973)


SYNOPSIS: When a government plane laden with biological weapons crashes in a small Pennsylvania town in this George Romero film, its deadly cargo seeps into the water supply — and anyone who drinks the water becomes stark, raving mad. David (Will McMillan), a firefighter, and his wife, Judy (Lane Carroll), are two of a very few left unscathed. To save …

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Book Review: The Pocket Essential George A. Romero – Authors Tom Fallows and Curtis Owen


The Pocket Essential George A. Romero By Tom Fallows and Curtis Owen Published by Pocket Essentials in 2008. 160 Pages This book is a pocket guide to all things George A. Romero. The authors cover Romero’s movies from “Night of the Living Dead” to “Diary of the Dead”. Each movie is given a brief synopsis, behind the scenes information, reviews …

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