Sunday, May 2 2010
May blasts the summer season off with two mega-movies, Iron Man 2 and Robin Hood, while offering up yet more Shrek and Sex and the City.
Tuesday, June 19 2007
When it comes to post-modern moviemaking, everyone stereotypes the Me Decade as the genre's defining moment. In this case -- as illustrated by the 10 films that represent it -- the categorization is more than accurate.
Thursday, June 14 2012
Deemed a "culturally significant" (if "sadistic" and "culturally irresponsible") film, how did 'Night of the Living Dead' redefine an entire genre and spawn more unofficial sequels (over 30) than 'James Bond' did official ones (22)?
Monday, May 12 2008
While the horror classics of 1968 may have indeed revitalized the genre, few today are aware of these movies' impact on the canon...if they acknowledge them at all.
Monday, October 7 2013
Day of the Dead ’s lazy attempts at sending up racism, sexism and consumerism betray the film’s obvious role as a product meant to distribute these sentiments because there was a market for them.
Friday, May 28 2010
Zombies are always about loss of identity, loss of morality and loyalty, as well as loss of discretion.
Thursday, February 14 2008
The black militia men, black men with lots of guns, are not about to be isolated and killed by vigilantes like Ben (Duane Jones).
Thursday, June 23 2005
Predictably macabre, darkly comic, and grimly class conscious, Land of the Dead imagines a world where humans turn against each other when facing dreadful fates.
Sunday, June 13 2004
The casting of Duane Jones provides the film with a racial subtext, overtly linked to the social and political turmoil of late 1960s U.S.
Friday, April 2 2010
For over four decades now, George A. Romero has been the guardian of all things eerie and undead. His zombie films remain the watershed for