I figured that since I discussed the cinematic importance of Night of the Living Dead recently, might as well keep going and discuss why Dawn of the Dead is such a big deal. It’s important to the horror genre but in in the same way NotLD was. I love Dawn of the Dead (both Romero’s version and Argento’s Zombi cut) and it has legions of fangs. However I’m not quite a fan of the legacy it’s left behind.Some Background on Mr. Romero
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Night of the Living Dead Year: 1968 Genre: Horror Director: George A Romero Stars: Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea, Karl Hardman
A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse.
Maps to the Stars Year: 2014 Genre: Drama Director: David Cronenberg Stars: Julianne Moore, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack
A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
The Sandlot Year: 1993 Genre: Family, Comedy Director: David M. Evans Stars: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Patrick Renna
A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog.
Mad Max Year: 1979 Genre: Action, Sci-Fi Director: George Miller Stars: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne
A vengeful Australian policeman sets out to avenge his partner, his wife and his son.
Dark Skies Year: 2013 Genre: Sci-Fi, horror Director: Scott Stewart Stars: Keri Russell, Jake Brennan, Josh Hamilton
As the Barret family’s peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them.