George A. Romero

The Amusement Park Review: A Lost Classic Brought Back From the Dead

Between the genre-redefining Night of the Living Dead in 1968 and the peak-career Dawn of the Dead a decade later, the late George A. Romero directed There’s Always Vanilla (1971), his only attempt at a romantic comedy, followed in quick succession by Season of the Witch and The Crazies in 1973, horror entries that received […]

Doc of the Dead Review

Doc of the Dead might feel a couple of years too late to cash in on the zombie craze, but it's still a fun and comprehensive look at why people are so drawn to all things undead.

Hot Docs 2014: Doc of the Dead Review

Doc of the Dead Nightvision Let’s face it, the walking (un)dead are everywhere these days, from Brad Pitt blockbusters and cuddly slippers to porn parodies and shooting ranges. The smelly masses of corpses have never been more popular, so a documentary like Doc of the Dead was inevitable. This is the definitive documentary guide to […]

53 Hot Tickets at Hot Docs 2014

We asked an assortment of 50 people - film writers, filmmakers, professors, film programmers, and patrons - to give us their top picks for this year's Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival and here are the 53 front runners for this year's must see films.

The Creepshows of George A. Romero

In honour of a series at the TIFF Bell Lightbox based around his work, we take a look at the career of famed horror director George A. Romero aside from just the films he made about the walking dead.