|aBack from the dead :|bremakes of the Romero zombie films as markers of their times /|cby Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.
|aJefferson, N.C. :|bMcFarland,|cc2011.
|aviii, 244 p. ;|c23 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
|aIntroduction: The dead are rising -- "We may not enjoy living together, but dying together isn't going to solve anything": Night of the living dead (1968) -- "I'm fighting; I'm not panicking": Night of the living dead (1990) -- "This has got to be the strangest load you've ever hauled!": 30th anniversary special edition (1998) and Children of the living dead (2001) -- "Hey, are you, like, freaked out about zombie movies?": Night of the living dead 3-D (2006) -- "Now you better watch this and try to understand what's going on": Night of the living dead: survivor's cut (2005), Night of the living dead: reanimated (2009), Night of the living dead: origins (2011) -- Interlude: living dead, live! Night of the living dead on stage and in other media -- "We're blowing it ourselves": Dawn of the dead (1978) -- "Number one: trust": Dawn of the dead (2004) -- Interlude: "did you know that movie was based on a true case?" Return of the living dead (1985) -- "From now on, everyone is under martial law!": Day of the dead (1985) -- "Somebody will come. They have to": Day of the dead (2008) -- "Isn't that what we're doing? Pretending to be alive?": Land, diary, surviving and the world of the dead.
|a"George Romero's landmark film Night of the Living Dead formed the paradigm of modern zombie cinema. George Romero has created five more zombie films, and other directors have remade Romero's movies. This survey of those remakes examines ways in which the sociocultural contexts of different time periods are reflected by changes to the narrative of Romero's original versions"--Provided by publisher.
|aRomero, George A.|xCriticism and interpretation.