To begin, let’s establish a baseline of sorts. Sang ho-Yeon’s Train To Busan, while it promotes itself as a zombie movie, isn’t. It’s actually closer to “infected” movies like 28 Days Later, Rec, The Girl With All The Gifts and The Night Eats The World than a traditional zombie movie. And while George Romero didn’t […]
That’s Zach Snyder if you’re nasty. The former architect of Warner Bros’ DCEU and director of movies like Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice and (arguably) Justice League is according to The Hollywood Reporter directing the upcoming Army of the Dead for Netflix. Snyder directed 2004’s reboot of Dawn Of The Dead […]
While you can get away with calling Day of the Dead: Bloodline a ‘reimagining’ of George Romero’s classic, there’s nothing ‘bold’ about it (in fact, it’s such a loose interpretation that ‘Generic Zombie Thriller’ would work just as well). Part of what made Romero’s movies so horrific (in the best possible way) was his penchant […]
Did you know that George Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Creepshow, The Dark Half-one of the better adaptations of a Steven King story) was in contention to direct the first Resident Evil movie before Paul W.S. Anderson was chosen? That the father of the modern day zombie movie somehow couldn’t approach a […]
Hollywood is now talking about rebooting George Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead,” which doesn’t necessarily need it, if you give it any thought. That being said, I am not against it (as I tend to be) because the original is a good film, but also a product of its time, which was 1968. So perhaps […]
I happen to be a big fan of genre films, with horror and science-fiction being two of my favorites. Now, they aren’t for everyone, which I understand, though what I don’t get is the reason why some of those people don’t at least give them a chance.