• George A. Romero: a visionary who saw humanity in the undead

    5 monthes ago - By Dazed Digital

    George A. Romero, the inventor of the modern zombie film, has died at 77 after a short battle with lung cancer. He was mostly known for his original Living Dead -trilogy which singlehandedly created the zombie-apocalypse genre of horror film. The dead coming back to haunt the living was hardly an original idea even in 1968 when the black-and-white Night of The Living Dead was released to cult appeal. But Romero's zombies were familiar: inhuman, braindead slow-walking beasts...
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