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  • George A. Romero–Legend of the Living Dead

     
    I've interviewed George A. Romero a few times over the years. For a guy of name and reputation, he's often seemed bitter, down on the business, at the trap his career tumbled into, at his inability to attract Hollywood attention in the latter years of his...
  • The Zombies keep a-comin' in George Romero's 'Survival of the Dead'

     
    George A. Romero may not own the zombie genre, but it's safe to assert that he's its most influential figure. More than 40 years ago, he dragged the moribund subject out of its grave with his seminal “Night of the Living Dead.” He repeatedly move...
  • Movie Review: Survival of the Dead

     
    Forty years after George A. Romero cornered the market on the “Living Dead” (aka “zombies”), horror’s greatest one-trick pony flails, impotently, at the trap his career has been. Survival of the Dead lacks the wit of Zombiela...
  • George A. Romero loves those zombies: 'It's the gift that keeps on giving'

     
    FIVE QUESTIONS: GEORGE A. ROMERO With "Survival of the Dead," horror auteur George A. Romero, now 70, resurrects the series that began more than 40 years ago with the game-changing zombie film "Night of the Living Dead." The Toronto-based writer/director....
  • Sarah Polley: 'Splice' makes you 'squirm in a deeply uncomfortable, ethical, emotional way'

     
    Amy Kaufman is back on the Hero Complex with an insightful piece about "Splice" star Sarah Polley. This is a longer version of Kaufman's story in today's edition of the Los Angeles Time Calendar section. Sarah Polley had just arrived......
  • 'Galaxy of Terror' gave us James Cameron and giant, libidinous alien maggots

     
    HOME VIDEO REVIEW Susan King covers classic Hollywood for the Hero Complex and, well, sometimes that term is more flexible than we thought because here she reviews "Galaxy of Terror," which hits DVD and Blu-ray next week. “Galaxy of Terror”......
  • COMIC-CON 2010: 'Walking Dead' producers promise George Romero-esque bloodshed

     
    The producers of "The Walking Dead," AMC's new zombie series with special effects from F/X demigod and Comic-Con hero Greg Nicotero, spiced their convention panel Friday with the premiere of a five-minute promotional reel. It was stocked high with blood.....
  • It's not the blood and gore, it's how you use it

     
    A scene from the "Nightmare on Elm Street" remake.Copious or stingy, the amount of on-screen blood has startlingly little to do with the ultimate effectiveness of a horror film, and moviegoers tend to forget how blood can be used for......
  • 'The Crazies'

    'The Crazies'
    A lot of horror movies have gotten remakes in recent times, and this one also makes the list. In an almost-40-years-later revisiting of filmmaker George A. Romero's cult classic, a sheriff (Timothy Olyphant, "Justified") tries to prevent his entire Iowa...
  • The Crazies on Blu-ray

    The Crazies on Blu-ray
    THE CRAZIES Anchor Bay / 2010 / 101 min. / R Director Breck (son of Michael) Eisner comes back from his expensive, 2005 studio flop, SAHARA, with this much more modest remake of George Romero's 1973 THE CRAZIES. If this film is any indication, Eisner is...
  • 2010 in review: Attack of the movies!

    Like everybody else right now, I could write a top 10 list of the best films of 2010, and if I did, it would be filled with a bunch of pretentious art-house films nobody saw, ’cause that’s how I roll. But for this feature, I’d much...