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George A Romero – More Than Just Ghouls

After George A Romero passed away on the 16th of July, BBC Nottingham got in touch with me to ask if I’d go on the air to talk about him. That chat sadly didn’t happen, but it did get me thinking about how Romero’s films were perceived. Sure, horror fans know his work inside out – particularly his early films …

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Film Review: Creepshow 2 (1987)

Rate This Movie 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 …

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Film Review: Just Desserts: The Making of ‘Creepshow’ – Review 2

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Details the making of Stephen King & George A. Romero’s 1982 horror anthology classic, from conception through to completion. REVIEW: The July 2016 North American blu-ray release of Just Desserts: The Making of ‘Creepshow’, filmmaker Michael Felsher’s feature-length chronicle of the creation of the classic 1982 anthology film, was, and is, cause for celebration for fans …

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

Rate This Movie 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 …

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Film Review: Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Rate This Movie 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. …

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

Rate This Movie 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 …

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Film Review: Monkey Shines (1988)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: 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 …

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Film Review: Deadtime Stories: Volume 1 (2009)

Rate This Movie 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 …

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