Director: George Romero
“I dare anyone to come up with a feminist film of this era so shattering as well as ambivalent about the nature of liberation.” - film critic Tom Allen
The film that George Romero has always wanted to remake, and one of his most personal - A Woman Under the Influence with witches, Juliet of the Spirits from Pennsylvania's suburbia, and a remarkably unusual and passionate feminist piece.
Jack's Wife is the story of a 39-year-old housewife (Jan White) haunted by loneliness, sexual repression, Catholic guilt and dark, masochistic, violent visions. Also titled Hungry Wives and Season of the Witch, it predates the explorations of the relationship between identity and the supernatural that Romero would investigate further in Monkey Shines and Bruiser.
Any truly international film festival would welcome the inclusion of an Irish zombie movie, and MIFF has. [Dead Meat] represents yet another accomplished entry in the list of films such as [28 Days L… More »
“I made bad taste one percent more respectable and that was what I was put on this earth to do.” - John Waters Before VCRs were readily available, midnight movies were the holy grail of ravenous … More »
Real zombies move slow. ... Taking a shot at Zack Snider's accelerated version of the living dead, Romero returns for the fifth time to his own franchise with a trip back to the future. A film full o… More »
“Together with Psycho, this is the movie that extracted horror cinema from its mortal embrace with Gothic romanticism.” - John Carpenter ... Inspired by Richard Matheson's classic novel I Am Lege… More »
USA, Italy, 1978
"Dawn of the Dead is one of the best horror films ever made - and, as an inescapable result, one of the most horrifying." - Chicago Sun-Times ... The second instalment in George A. Romero's ‘Dead' … More »