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George A. Romero

George A. Romero

Date of Birth: 04 Feb 1940

Country: USA

Biography: George Andrew Romero (born February 4, 1940) is an American-Canadian film director, screenwriter, and editor best known for his gruesome and satirical horror films about a hypothetical zombie apocalypse. He is nicknamed "Grandfather of the Zombie."...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 21 (Actor), 18 (Director), 21 (Writer)

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    Martin
    A young man, who believes himself to be a vampire, goes to live with his elderly and hostile cousin in a small Pennsylvania town where he tries to redeem his blood-craving urges. (imdb)
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    The American Nightmare
    Horror films have often been more than simple scares. At their best, they reflect society's anxiety's and concerns. In this film, major horror film makers such as George Romero and Tobe Hooper discuss the creation of their films in the 1960s and '70s and how they related to contemporary events while interviewed intellectuals give their own opinions. (imdb)
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    Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream
    Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream tells the hidden history of these landmark films, El Topo (1970), Night of the Living Dead (1968), The Harder They Come (1973), Pink Flamingos (1972), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), and Eraserhead (1977).
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    Boogeymen II: Masters of Horror
    More clips from horror movies, plus interviews with other horror legends. (imdb)
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    30 Even Scarier Movie Moments
    Bravo channel presents 30 even scarier movie moments.
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    Fantastic Flesh: The Art of Make-Up EFX
    This documentary delves into the art of make-up effects with industry legends Dick Smith, Rob Bottin, Tom Savini, John Landis, Frank Darabont, Joe Dante and many others with a strong focus on Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger of KNB Make-Up EFX. (imdb)
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    Make Your Own Damn Movie!
    Based on the book of the same name, Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma Studios team share their wisdom about filmmaking to independent filmmakers everywhere. They make a documentary of the team's visits and have interviews, and there is a behind-the-scenes look at how many famous Hollywood filmmakers who started with Troma make their movies and how Troma has inspired them. (imdb)
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    Stephen King\
    A documentary about the works of novelist Stephen King and his influence on popular culture and his impact on horror film and novels. Portions of this documentary were repackaged and released as "This is Horror", released in 1989. (imdb)
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    Document of the Dead
    A documentary about George A. Romero's films, with a behind scenes look at Dawn of the Dead. (imdb)
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    Into the Dark: Exploring the Horror Film
    An in depth documentary on the horror genre. (imdb)
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    One for the Fire: The Legacy of \
    A definitive documentary that recaps the evolution of an American Cinema Classic over the past 40 years. (imdb)
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    Nightmares in Red, White and Blue
    An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre. (imdb)
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    Drive-In Madness!
    A compilation of trailers and previews from classic low-budget sci-fi and horror films.
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    Flight of the Spruce Goose
    This romantic drama is about Adam, a young coal miner (Dan O'Shea) and Terry (Jennifer Runyon), the high-class model he falls for when she has a photo shoot at the mine where he works. Terry's mother and her sleazy agent would both prefer Adam stay away from her, while his job and his position in life are on a very different level than hers. But Adam still chases after the woman of his dreams; he ends up kidnapping her and they go on a lark to Hollywood, where more adventures are in store. (AllMovie Guide)
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    Nightmare Factory
    An inside look at the world of Hollywood special effects and the company paving the way, KNB Effects. (imdb)
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    Deadtime Stories 2
    In this anthology of horror tales two hikers are trapped in a cave-in, a jilted teen lover turns bad, and man is murderously desperate to help his ailing wife. (imdb)
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    Birth of the Living Dead
    A documentary that shows how George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers to shoot his seminal film: Night of the Living Dead.
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    Doc of the Dead
    The definitive zombie culture documentary, brought to the screen by the makers of THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS. (imdb)
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    The Dead Walk: Remaking a Classic
    Documentary about the making of “Night of the Living Dead” (1990) featuring interviews with director Tom Savini, producers and effects artists.
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    Two Masters\
    This documentary features interviews with directors Dario Argento and George Romero, Special Make-Up Effects supervisor Tom Savini, executive producer Claudio Argento, and Asia Argento. The interviewees discuss Edgar Allan Poe’s classic writings and their tone, the conception of Two Evil Eyes, and the film’s stylistic appearance and production history.
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    Just Desserts: The Making of Creepshow
    Details the making of Stephen King & George A. Romero's 1982 horror anthology classic Creepshow from initial conception through to completion. (imdb)
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