Year of the Zombie

George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead showed a new society devouring the old.

Illustrations by Christoph Kleinstück

The most radical film of 1968 wasn’t French — it was a low-budget horror feature made in Pittsburgh, PA. First-time feature director George A.  Romero later said, regarding the way Night of the Living Dead seemed to reflect so many aspects of the violence and despair of that year, that this film like all his zombie […]

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