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George Romero, RIP: 4 Ways He Changed the Modern Horror Genre

Original story at IndieWire• 11 mentions • 2 months ago

IndieWire 2 months ago

 
When George Romero died at the age of 77, he was in the process of developing more zombie movies with the insightful DIY ethos that first put him on the map nearly 50 years ago with “Night of the Living Dead.” The horror community has embraced Romero over the years, and as the decades wore on, he went from being one of the genre’s most exciting contributors to its preeminent guru. Here’s an overview of the factors that contributed his legacy. While the initial concept of zombies dates back to a mix of African and Haitian folklore, George A. Romero ...
 
 
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