Tag Archive | george romero

G.O.R.E. Score: Night of the Creeps

Night of the Creeps (1986) Original Release Date: August 22, 1986 Run Time: 88 minutes There’s a lot of shady stuff that goes on at night. At least, that’s if you believe everything the movies tell you. Night is where “Fright” happens, when a “Comet” will come crashing down on you, and now it’s when […]

G.O.R.E. Score: EMPIRE

EMPIRE (2010) Original Release Date: April 1, 2008; re-released March 12, 2010 Publisher: Permuted Press (original); Gallery Books (re-release) If you are planning on reading David Dunwoody’s “EMPIRE,” then I’ve got news for you: prepare to have an opinion about it when you’re done. Not just any opinion, but most likely a far stronger opinion […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Woke Up Dead

Woke Up Dead (2009) Original Release date: October 2, 2009 Run Time: 84 minutes (compilation of 22 “webisodes”) In the classic 1985 film “The Breakfast Club,” Principal Vernon tried to intimidate one of the students under his Saturday-School jurisdiction by saying to him, among other things, “Don’t mess with the bull, young man. You’ll get […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Stag Night of the Dead

Stag Night of the Dead (2010) Original Release Date: October 31, 2010 (online only; DVD release TBA) Run Time: 81 minutes Please welcome the newest member of the “Best Title Ever” department: “Stag Night of the Dead!” (It also scores very high in the “Best Tag Line Ever” category, although for me, the primary “Six […]

G.O.R.E. Score: The Quick and the Undead

The Quick and the Undead (2006) Original Release Date: December 5, 2006 Run Time: 78 minutes I’m sad to report that the second member of the MoSSZMFfaDA fared about as well as the first. For those of you who haven’t heard about it in my previous entries, the MoSSZMFfaDA is short for “Motherload of Semi-Sketchy […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Night of the Living Dead Live

Night of the Living Dead Live (2010) Original Run Dates: October 28-31, 2010 Location: Hedbeck Community Theater, Indianapolis, IN Run Time: approx. 60 minutes Thankfully, I am Facebook friends with fellow fine-arts guy Brian Noffke, otherwise I would have never known that he was directing a live-stage version of “Night of the Living Dead” here […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Comes the Dark

Original Release Date: July 16, 2010 Publisher: Library of the Living Dead Press Being a horror critic that focuses specifically on zombie stories, I hear a lot of discussion from zombie fans about what they like and what they don’t like, and they generally tend to fall into two distinct categories. Many fans seem keen […]