Work in Progress: George A. Romero’s Survival of the Dead

George A. Romero has either a) run out of ideas or b) can’t get financing for anything that doesn’t have zombies attached. Of course, few horror directors have mined the resonance of their creations quite so effectively. As one actress says in this featurette, “It always carries a social weight.” You also have to admire Romero’s commitment to the rough ‘n’ tumble underground from which he crawled. What exactly happens in his fifth zombie epic isn’t quite so clear. There appears to be some friction between rustic locals and island visitors.

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One Response to “Work in Progress: George A. Romero’s Survival of the Dead”

  1. Spring Movie Preview 2010 « SquallyShowers Says:

    […] George A. Romero Survival of the Dead Release date: May 28 Starring Julian Richings, Devon Bostick, Athena Karkanis Those zombies still haven’t gone away. A gang of mercenaries seeking some respite head for a remote island, only to find a rehabilitation facility dedicated to turn the zombies back into productive citizens. Critical reaction has ranged from “Raoul Walsh’s ghost is still dancing” to “This time, it’s not only the zombies who look a mess.” Fun fact: One of Romero’s earliest directorial gigs was filming segments for Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood. […]

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