06th Sep2019

Which is Better? #1 – Dawn of the Dead

by Chris Cummings

Which is Better is a new column here on Nerdly where we’ll pick two related movies and discuss each of them, and then conclude which we think is the best one. It might be about sequels in comparison to the first film, or the original film and its eventual remake, we might even do it […]

23rd Oct2018

George A. Romero’s ‘Night of the Living Dead’ heads back to cinemas!

by Phil Wheat

A half-century ago, the living dead had their night, but for decades Night of the Living Dead has only been seen in murky, fuzzy versions. Directed by horror legend, and father of the zombie film, the late George A. Romero (Dawn of The Dead, Day of The Dead, The Crazies), the film is a great […]

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01st Feb2018

‘Night of the Living Dead’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

 Stars: Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea, Karl Hardman, Keith Wayne, Russell Streiner | Written by George A. Romero, John A. Russo | Directed by George A. Romero For many of us, Night of the Living Dead is a film we first experienced on late-night TV – some grizzled old print squashed onto a tiny CRT. Now, […]

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10th Nov2015

Fright Rags celebrate 30 years of ‘Day of the Dead’

by Phil Wheat

30 years ago, George A. Romero unleashed the darkest day of horror the world has ever known: Day of the Dead. And today, Fright-Rags is honoring the zombie classic with a collection of exclusive apparel. The line includes five new shirts. Steve Holliday, Francis Minoza, Chris Lovell, Paul Shipper and Dave Moscati each offer a […]

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03rd Feb2015

‘Doc Of The Dead’ DVD Review

by Mark Allen

Featuring: George A. Romero, Charlie Adlard, Joanna Angel, Robert Kirkman, Simon Pegg, Max Brooks, Bruce Campbell, Fran Kranz, Greg Nicotero, Jacqui Holland, Tom Savini, Traycee King | Written by Chad Herschberger & Alexandre O. Philippe | Directed by Alexandre O. Philippe I like zombies just as much as the next person. Well, okay, maybe a little more, but probably not […]

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26th Nov2014

The Scream Cast – Episode 38: Monkey Shines & The Dark Half

by Phil Wheat

Welcome to the latest episode of The ScreamCast! Each episode sees hosts Sean Duregger and Brad Henderson review a Scream Factory release. This week Sean and Brad dive into George A. Romero’s adaptations of Monkey Shines and The Dark Half. Do they hold up as films or mere curiosities? Both are out on Blu-ray courtesy […]

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24th Aug2014

Frightfest 2014: ‘Doc of the Dead’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Featuring: Charlie Adlard, Joanna Angel, Steven Barton, Bruce Campbell, Simon Pegg, George A. Romero, Robert Kirkman, Sid Haig, Tom Savini, Max Brooks | Written by Alexandre O. Philippe, Chad Herschberger | Directed by Alexandre O. Philippe Alexandre O. Philippe (The People vs. George Lucas) brings us another documentary, but this time turning his focus on the […]

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18th Aug2014

First Look: Empire of the Dead – Act Two #1

by Phil Wheat

This September, the legendary George Romero’s undead epic begins anew in Empire of the Dead: Act Two #1. Written by the horror master himself along with acclaimed artist Dalibor Talajic, prepare for an undead onslaught as zombies and vampires wage war on the walled in streets of New York City! Undead forces are laying waste […]

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10th May2014

‘Birth of the Living Dead’ Review

by Phil Wheat

In 1968 a young college drop-out named George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team – from Pittsburgh policeman, iron workers, housewives and a roller rink owner – to create a low budget horror film that would revolutionise the industry, and spawn a new flesh eating monster that endures to this day…that film was Night of […]

17th Nov2013

‘Creepshow’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, Adrienne Barbeau, Fritz Weaver, Leslie Nielsen, Carrie Nye, E.G. Marshall, Viveca Lindfors, Ed Harris, Ed Harris | Written by Stephen King | Directed by George A. Romero Creepshow is an anthology of five stories, some written specifically for the film by Stephen King and others adapted from his own short […]

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24th Apr2013

‘Knightriders’ Blu-ray Review

by Mark Allen

Starring: Ed Harris, Gary Lahti, Tom Savini, Amy Ingersoll, Patricia Tallman, Ken Foree | Written and Directed by George A. Romero Have you ever heard of Knightriders? Because I sure hadn’t when I got the screener from Phil in the mail. The name’s something of a red herring and made me think that it’d be […]

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