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Houston Chronicle
Chronicle critics offer entertainment suggestionslike Daniel Day-Lewis look like a lazy bum. Inside that encyclopedia of roles a
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 hours ago
like Daniel Day-Lewis look like a lazy bum. Inside that encyclopedia of roles are his work in "Platoon," "Crash" and the John Carpenter cult favorite "They Live," where he beat the sass out of Rowdy Roddy Piper. David will put his voice on... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Last of 3 men sentenced for 2014 triple shooting in Orange County, Indianaarrested Davidson and two other men days after the June 23, 2014, shootings at
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
arrested Davidson and two other men days after the June 23, 2014, shootings at a home outside Paoli. Police said Davidson, John Carpenter and Elbert Brooks traveled to the home seeking drugs and money. Corey Harris and Nicholas Fields were shot and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Carrie on screaming: the 20 best Stephen King moviesno encouragement to drone on about classic cars like the middle eight of a mino
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
no encouragement to drone on about classic cars like the middle eight of a minor Bruce Springsteen song. Anyway, the great John Carpenter – in between The Thing and Starman – had great fun with the story of (see 15 above) a possessed car. It’s a... Read more
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Miami New Times
Mystvries Presides Over Popcorn Frights with Horror-themed DJ Setit is, when I was 10 years old I saw Halloween on Sci-Fi. Obviously it was cens
Miami New Times / Posted 5 days ago
it is, when I was 10 years old I saw Halloween on Sci-Fi. Obviously it was censored for television, but the combination of John Carpenter’s score and the visuals along with the spine chilling way they used Michael Myers in the film made me really... Read more
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Miami New Times
Mystvries Presides Over Popcorn Frights with Horror-themed DJ Setit is, when I was 10 years old I saw Halloween on Sci-Fi. Obviously it was cens
Miami New Times / Posted 5 days ago
it is, when I was 10 years old I saw Halloween on Sci-Fi. Obviously it was censored for television, but the combination of John Carpenter’s score and the visuals along with the spine chilling way they used Michael Myers in the film made me really... Read more
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Box Office Prophets
StarmanThe same John Carpenter who is one of my favorite directors. The guy whose film
Box Office Prophets / Posted 5 days ago
The same John Carpenter who is one of my favorite directors. The guy whose films take up a lot of space on my top all-time list. I love most of his films, I’ve seen them and even memorized large chunks of some of them. And somehow, I’d completely... Read more
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Boston Globe
This ‘Annabelle’ stands on her own, and she’s not messing arounda third act. Sandberg, an impish traditionalist inspired in equal measure by Wi
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
a third act. Sandberg, an impish traditionalist inspired in equal measure by William Castle (“House on Haunted Hill”) and John Carpenter (“Halloween”), casts his camera deep into shadows that seem to swell with the horrors they hide. Here, he... Read more
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Slate
Audiences Didn’t Need Sunglasses to See Reality in They LivePolitics and Paranoia at the Movies Hiding Reality in Plain SightThey Live is
Slate / Posted 7 days ago
Politics and Paranoia at the Movies Hiding Reality in Plain SightThey Live is campy science fiction. But John Carpenter snuck in sobering moments of reality. This article supplements Slate’s Conspiracy Thrillers Movie Club. To learn more and to... Read more
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New York Magazine
To Do: August 9�August 23, 201718. The introverted composer is known for his body-flailing one-man shows and
New York Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
18. The introverted composer is known for his body-flailing one-man shows and highbrow cuts of lo-fi pop that sound like John Carpenter doing New Wave. Aubrey Plaza is Ingrid, a woman who takes Instagram stalking to vertiginous new heights. As... Read more
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Pitchfork
“Negus” [ft. DOOM] Reviewboom-bap drums that plod like the walking dead, and a screeching synth melody a
Pitchfork / Posted 8 days ago
boom-bap drums that plod like the walking dead, and a screeching synth melody and spectral vocal samples straight out of a John Carpenter flick. The track’s title references the term for a monarch in the Ethiopian Semitic tribes, but the verses... Read more
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/Film
The 10 Best Movies Streaming Right Nowexamples is Jim Mickle’s 2014 thriller Cold In July. Adapted from a story by Jo
/Film / Posted 13 days ago
examples is Jim Mickle’s 2014 thriller Cold In July. Adapted from a story by Joe R. Lansdale and throwing off some serious John Carpenter vibes, Cold In July features Michael C. Hall as a man who kills a home intruder, only to be drawn into a much... Read more
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Slate
With They Live, John Carpenter Hid Political Commentary in a Campy B-Movieof high-rise office towers, freeway lights and air traffic contrast sharply wit
Slate / Posted 13 days ago
of high-rise office towers, freeway lights and air traffic contrast sharply with the shadowy hovels on the set. Director John Carpenter, according to his official website, filmed They Live “on locations that bore the closest possible resemblances... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
Surrey filmmaker sees progress in ‘She Sees Beyond’ horror/suspense seriesbeside houses at sunset and you see the light fading behind distant, ancient mo
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 16 days ago
beside houses at sunset and you see the light fading behind distant, ancient mountains. And then going home and watching a John Carpenter, a Wes Craven, or the scarier Spielbergs – part of you knowing youʼre safe on the couch, part of you scared... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Surrey filmmaker sees progress in ‘She Sees Beyond’ horror/suspense seriesbeside houses at sunset and you see the light fading behind distant, ancient mo
Peace Arch News / Posted 16 days ago
beside houses at sunset and you see the light fading behind distant, ancient mountains. And then going home and watching a John Carpenter, a Wes Craven, or the scarier Spielbergs – part of you knowing youʼre safe on the couch, part of you scared... Read more
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Pitchfork
Jeremy Greenspan / Taraval: Greenspan and Taraval EP Album Reviewforward by persistent hi-hats. Greenspan and Smith cite a group of synth pione
Pitchfork / Posted 19 days ago
forward by persistent hi-hats. Greenspan and Smith cite a group of synth pioneers including Cluster, JD Emmanuel, and John Carpenter, though their own take on this experimental classicism is packaged within clubbier tracks. These influences... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
“Stranger Things 2” and “Ready Player One” Trailers Are Peak ’80s Nostalgiaof the many celebrated aspects of the show was the authenticity of its era indi
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 23 days ago
of the many celebrated aspects of the show was the authenticity of its era indicators, from the Stephen King font to the John Carpenter synths, the D&D gameplay, and overall kids-on-bikes-solving-supernatural-mysteries vibe. If the trailer is to... Read more
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The Hindu
They walk among usto as zombies, Night of the Living Dead gave rise to the zombie sub-genre of ho
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
to as zombies, Night of the Living Dead gave rise to the zombie sub-genre of horror movies. Many auteurs, including John Carpenter and Edgar Wright, have named Romero as their zombie guru. Romero followed up Night of the Living Dead with... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
‘Dunkirk' will have a different meaning for one man that lived through itin World War II and the 338,000 Allied troops who made it out alive a year befo
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 24 days ago
in World War II and the 338,000 Allied troops who made it out alive a year before the U.S. first joined the effort. John Carpenter will be in the audience with his family this weekend. He has a different perspective than most – because he’s... Read more
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Junkee
The Best Murder Mystery Fan Theories Of All Timeisn’t one – this theory turned out to be true!Halloween (1978) The lowdown: An
Junkee / Posted 27 days ago
isn’t one – this theory turned out to be true!Halloween (1978) The lowdown: An example of slasher horror at its finest, John Carpenter’s Halloween is widely considered one of the most influential movies of the era. It tells the story of Michael... Read more
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IGN
Sony's Spider-Man Movie Spin-offs Will All Have Distinct StylesVenom is going to be a horror movie, with Columbia Pictures president Sanford P
IGN / Posted 28 days ago
Venom is going to be a horror movie, with Columbia Pictures president Sanford Panitch comparing it to the likes of John Carpenter and David Cronenberg. "I’ve always been drawn to the more antihero superheroes. There’s a dark element to... Read more
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/Film
Sony's Plans For The Venom Movie & A Spider-Man Universeon a horror movie,” which aligns with what we’ve previously heard, Panitch like
/Film / Posted 28 days ago
on a horror movie,” which aligns with what we’ve previously heard, Panitch likens the film to the work of directors like John Carpenter or David Cronenberg, but with “more pop and fun.” Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer is at the helm, and he... Read more
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Variety
John Carpenter Remembers the ‘Profound Impact’ of George RomeroDirector John Carpenter remembers filmmaker George A. Romero, who died July 15,
Variety / Posted 28 days ago
Director John Carpenter remembers filmmaker George A. Romero, who died July 15, as a very gentle person who happened to change film history. “I first saw ‘Night of the Living Dead’ when it came out in 1968,” Carpenter said. “It gave hope to those of... Read more
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Variety
Spider-Man Cinematic Universe: How Sony Plans to Build on the Success of ‘Homecoming’quote: ‘You’re Eddie Brock. I’m the symbiote. Together we are Venom.’” Panitch
Variety / Posted 28 days ago
quote: ‘You’re Eddie Brock. I’m the symbiote. Together we are Venom.’” Panitch says “Venom” will draw on the work of John Carpenter or David Cronenberg while promising “more pop and fun.” “Spider-Man: Homecoming” marked an unprecedented... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Zombies R Us: ‘We the People’ Are the Walking Dead of the American Police State - Commentary Zombies R Us: ‘We the People’ Are the Walking Dead of the American Police State By John W. Whitehead July 17 2017 “Monsters in movies are us always us o...as the monsters out there. The zombies are back. They are hungry. And they are
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
as the monsters out there. The zombies are back. They are hungry. And they are lurking around every corner.”—Filmmaker John Carpenter “We the people” have become the walking dead of the American police state. We’re still plagued by the... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 29 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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Pitchfork
Claude Speeed: Infinity Ultra Album Reviewthrowing the listener off balance. “Entering the Zone,” for instance, puts his
Pitchfork / Posted 29 days ago
throwing the listener off balance. “Entering the Zone,” for instance, puts his yen for rock drumming into the service of a John Carpenter-like prog jam—a jarring contrast with the album’s more streamlined surfaces. That clash raises an interesting... Read more
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Business Wire
RLJ Lodging Trust and FelCor Lodging Trust Announce Change to Dates of Special Meetings1000, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 and the FelCor Special Meeting will be held at F
Business Wire / Posted 30 days ago
1000, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 and the FelCor Special Meeting will be held at FelCor’s corporate headquarters at 125 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 1600, Irving, Texas 75062. The record date for determining those shareholders and stockholders... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Fans know George Romero’s work will live onwho penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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Lowell Sun
George Romero, father of the zombie film, dies at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be s
Lowell Sun / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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Newsmax
George Romero Dies: Father of the Zombie Film Was 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
Newsmax / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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Boston Herald
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
Boston Herald / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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Philly.com
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
George A. Romero, zombie horror film master, dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of “Dawn of the Dead.” Romero’s influence could be
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of “Dawn of the Dead.” Romero’s influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the “Get Out” filmmaker. Many considered “Night of the Living Dead” to be a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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Times News
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
Times News / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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Gulf News
George A. Romero: Father of zombie movies dies at 77John A. Russo) and directing Night of the Living Dead, which showed later gener
Gulf News / Posted 30 days ago
John A. Russo) and directing Night of the Living Dead, which showed later generations of filmmakers such as Tobe Hooper and John Carpenter that generating big scares didn’t require big budgets. Living Dead spawned an entire school of zombie... Read more
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The China Post
George Romero, the father of the zombie as we know it, has diedreplaced. pic.twitter.com/N0MAC1ItVM— Tom Savini (@THETomSavini) July 16, 2017O
The China Post / Posted 30 days ago
replaced. pic.twitter.com/N0MAC1ItVM— Tom Savini (@THETomSavini) July 16, 2017Other tributes came from "Halloween" director John Carpenter and horror author Stephen King. George Romero was a great director, the father of modern horror movies. He... Read more
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SaukValley.com
George A. Romero, ‘Night of the Living Dead’ creator, dies at 77of the 1968 movie “Night of the Living Dead,” which went to show future generat
SaukValley.com / Posted 30 days ago
of the 1968 movie “Night of the Living Dead,” which went to show future generations of filmmakers such as Tobe Hooper and John Carpenter that generating big scares didn’t require big budgets. “Living Dead” spawned an entire school of zombie... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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The Columbian
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of “Dawn of the Dead.” Romero’s influence could be
The Columbian / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of “Dawn of the Dead.” Romero’s influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the “Get Out” filmmaker. Many considered “Night of the Living Dead” to be a... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 30 days ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
George A. Romero, director of ‘Night of the Living Dead,’ has diedwho penned the 2004 remake of “Dawn of the Dead.” Romero’s influence could be
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted a month ago
who penned the 2004 remake of “Dawn of the Dead.” Romero’s influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the “Get Out” filmmaker. Many considered “Night of the Living Dead” to be a... Read more
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BC Local News
George Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be
BC Local News / Posted a month ago
who penned the 2004 remake of "Dawn of the Dead." Romero's influence could be seen across decades of American movies, from John Carpenter to Edgar Wright to Jordan Peele, the "Get Out" filmmaker. Many considered "Night of the Living Dead" to be a... Read more
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