April 1, 2014
Director George Romero gave us the zombies we now know and loath in his first film, 'Night of the Living Dead," and he continued to employ them -- with terrifying results -- in his subsequent films. These stumbling, shambling, undead creatures don't have personalities, just hungers -- and they won't stop until they're slurping down your gray matter. But Romero didn't actually call them zombies -- he named them ghouls. He later embraced the term and became the king of zombie films.