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RIP GEORGE ROMERO

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FOR THE LOVE OF GOD BURN HIS BODY DON'T BURY IT

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If ever anyone deserves to come back as the ravenous undead, Mr. Romero is that one. He changed the movies for a lot of people - and his legacy will (un)live on.

 

I knew somebody that played one of the zombies in Dawn of the Dead, when it was filmed in Pittsburgh. (The makeup took about half an hour - incredibly fast for movie makeup.)

 

Well, I know what movies we are going to be watching for the next week.

 

The Auld Grump - I am going to miss him. ::(:

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I love zombie stories, especially books about zombie apocalypses.  

I'm just not a fan of watching it happen.  True horror comes from within.  I find the makeup distracting. 

 

I sure am glad he started / popularized the genre.  Even if I didn't like watching his movies, his vision changed the world. 

 

now "night of the living bread"  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktD27xVIncg   is also worth watching. 

 

 

 

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RIP or become a flesh eating horror. You know, what ever you think you might enjoy.

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11 hours ago, Last Knight said:

FOR THE LOVE OF GOD BURN HIS BODY DON'T BURY IT

So much this :lol:

 

Hubby will be very saddened.

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Note my sig.

 

:down:

 

I had the occassion to meet him, briefly, at the premier of the new Texas Chainsaw Massacre. He signed some stuff for us and was the coolest person there (and R. Lee Ermey was there, so there was a lot of cool to overcome).

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R.I.P.

 

I painted these a long time ago.

But they roam the earth as a tribute to the Zombie Master.

 

 

 

zombie cav.jpg

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Zombies Grenadier.JPG

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He is the one to blame for the modern-day idea of the zombie. To think, we wouldn't have all this undead crap without his movies.

 

Godspeed, Sir.

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Weirdly enough, he did not much care for zombie movies. He felt that what he was doing was satire, and often social/political commentary. He described The Walking Dead as "a soap opera, but sometimes there are zombies."

I have to agree with him; 90% of zombie movies aren't very good, even as adventure or horror films. His zombie movies always had a subtext. Very few other zombie movies did.

RIP, George. You made your mark.

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27 minutes ago, Dr.Bedlam said:

Weirdly enough, he did not much care for zombie movies. He felt that what he was doing was satire, and often social/political commentary. He described The Walking Dead as "a soap opera, but sometimes there are zombies."

I have to agree with him; 90% of zombie movies aren't very good, even as adventure or horror films. His zombie movies always had a subtext. Very few other zombie movies did.

RIP, George. You made your mark.

Night of the Living Dead was as much about racism as it was about horror.

 

Dawn of the Dead was more straight up horror - but the core of Night of the Living Dead was about dehumanization.

 

I never saw the 1990 remake - much as I like Tom Savini's makeup effects in the original, I was not too sure of how he would do as a director.

 

The Auld Grump

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Last Knight nailed my thoughts almost exactly.

 

RIP

 

 

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RIP Mr Romero

 

I hope your rest is a permanent one! 

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