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George A. Romero Short About an African American Father and Son to Be Restored (Exclusive)

Producer Suzanne Desrocher-Romero is in the process of completing her late husband George A. Romero’s first attempt at filmmaking, which tells the story of an African American father and his son.Although the horror pioneer is often dubbed “Godfather of Zombies,” the unnamed 21-minute silent short – thought to have been shot in 1961 – remains […]

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‘Come True’ Review: A Hypnotic Dream Thriller About a Creepy Sleep Study

“Come True” wears its many influences on its sleeve, notably the work of David Cronenberg and Philip K. Dick, “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Donnie Darko,” with nods to “The Shining,” “Night of the Living Dead” and “The Terminator” thrown in for good measure. Nonetheless, filmmaker Anthony Scott Burns (“Our House”) melds those inspirations […]

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Streaming: great horror films with a political undercurrent

Riveting Guatemalan drama La Llorona, premiering on Shudder, continues a rich tradition of horror with a political message, from Night of the Living Dead to Get OutAs cinemas tentatively reopen, many of the year’s best films continue to forsake them in favour of streaming – sometimes popping up in highly unpredictable places. If you aren’t […]

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‘The Living Dead’ Exclusive: Read an Excerpt From George A. Romero’s New Zombie Story

“The Living Dead” by George A. Romero and Daniel Kraus is an all-new epic story from the horror master, continuing his roots going back to “Night of the Living Dead,” but taking it in all new directions. Romero did not complete the story before his death, so his widow, Suzanne Desrocher-Romero, asked frequent Guillermo del […]

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‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’: Quentin Tarantino Channels ‘Night of the Living Dead’ at the Spahn Ranch

Quentin Tarantino’s bittersweet intersection of fact and fiction in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” takes a creepy turn when introducing the hippie Manson Family, who lived at the rundown Spahn Movie Ranch during the lead up to the infamous Sharon Tate murders in August, 1969. Naturally, Tarantino couldn’t resist riffing on “Night of the […]

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‘The Dead Don’t Die’: Jim Jamusch’s Zombie Romp Will Make U.S. Premiere at New Orleans Horror Festival

After Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die” enjoys a snazzy red carpet premiere as the opening night selection of the Cannes Film Festival, its next stop will bring it to diehard genre fans. The movie will make its U.S. premiere as the opening night selection of The Overlook Festival, the New Orleans horror […]

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‘Cargo’ Review: Netflix Zombie Movie is ‘Train to Busan’ Meets the Australian Outback — Tribeca

Thanks to George A. Romero’s game-changing “Night of the Living Dead,” the horror genre loves to imagine a world decimated by the decay of civilization, where humanity fears the primal darkness that lurks inside, waiting to be unlocked by a mysterious outbreak or freak accident. But the zombie resurgence that overtook television, video games, and […]

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