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3 things about George A. Romero’s SEASON OF THE WITCH

Season of the Witch [1972] 1. Snapping tree branches slashing her face. Somehow the opening scene reminds me of the opening scene of Belle de Jour. 2. Momentary cat. Just a stray that wandered in? 3. New, towering hairdo.

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3 things about George A. Romero’s CREEPSHOW

Creepshow [1982] 1. “I can hold my breath for a long, long time!” Leslie Nielsen freeze frame. 2. She takes along her spiked milk for the drive. 3. Violin gesture.

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3 things about George A. Romero’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD

Night of the Living Dead [1968] 1. A photograph of a minister sits atop the mantel. 2. Beetman’s Diner. 3. Three cigars in his hatband. 3 other things.

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3 things about George A. Romero’s DAY OF THE DEAD

Day of the Dead [1985] 1. He cuts himself shaving. 2. “Civility must be rewarded, Captain. If it isn’t rewarded, then there’s no use for it. There’s just no use for it at all.” 3. The top half of the … Continue reading

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3 things about George A. Romero’s DAWN OF THE DEAD

Dawn of the Dead [1978] 1. “It’s done, man. It’s all been done.” 2. Why were the kids in the closet? 3. Tussle over entrails. 3 other things.

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3 things about George A. Romero’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD

Night of the Living Dead [1968] 1. The calendar on the wall in the kitchen indicates December 1966. 2. “The bereaved will have to forgo the dubious comforts that a funeral service will give. They’re just dead flesh, and dangerous.” … Continue reading

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3 things about Rob Kuhns’ BIRTH OF THE LIVING DEAD

Birth of the Living Dead [2013] 1. An early Romero short film: “Mister Rogers Has a Tonsillectomy.” 2. Some zombies were played by ad executives. 3. Night of the Living Dead was later re-released on a double bill with Slaves.

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