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“George Romero’s Martin – The Opposite Of Standard Vampire Cinema”

The title character ‘Martin,’ portrayed in a convincing manner by John Amplas, (Day of the Dead), in his film debut, has the appearance of someone no older than 20, but is actually an 84 year old vampire, or is he? … Continue reading

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“George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead”

Zombies have become ubiquitous in just about every medium of our popular culture. In Italy, on September 2, 1978,  when “Dawn of the Dead” first premiered, however, the massive hordes of decaying undead weren’t nearly as omnipresent. The movie is … Continue reading

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“Tales from the Crypt: From Comic Books to Television”

On April 22, 1954, in New York City, William M. Gaines, publisher of Entertaining Comics, testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on juvenile delinquency, which was chaired by Tennessee Senator, Estes Kefauver. Gaines asked for, and was granted, permission to … Continue reading

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“The Walking Dead On AMC…Not The Usual Zombie Fare”

When I first learned that the AMC network (American Movie Classics) was going to debut a new series called “The Walking Dead” this past Halloween, a show that would deal with a post-apocalyptic world overrun by zombies, I inwardly groaned. … Continue reading

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