George A. Romero

  • Arrow Video & Academy March 2018 Titles

    The Criterion of cult, Arrow Video, and their art-house sister label, Arrow Academy, posted their March Blu-ray announcements this morning. Being that Arrow is a British company, keep in mind that not all of their titles will be released both in the U.K. and the U.S., due to distribution...
  • The Crazies (1973)

    Welcome back, everyone, to the third and final review for the Arrow Video release of George A. Romero: Between Night and Dawn (6-Disc Limited Edition) Box Set.  This time I am reviewing The Crazies (1973), Romero’s biggest and most complex movie up to that point in his...
  • Season of the Witch (1972)

    Welcome back, dear readers, to my plunge into Arrow Video’s George A. Romero: Between Night and Dawn (6-Disc Limited Edition) box set. Today, I look at the second movie included in the collection and the third movie in George A. Romero’s filmography, Season of the Witch (1972). As different as...
  • Criterion Titles for February 2018

    The Criterion Collection has announced its Blu-ray slate for February 2018, and it’s a great one, including highly anticipated releases!  Titles include the 4K restoration of George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead (1968), as well as Blu-ray upgrades of The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Tom Jones...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Le Samouraï (Criterion)

    For the release week of 11/14/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Le samouraï : One of the most requested titles from Criterion gets the Blu-ray upgrade that fans have been longing for!  This ultra-cool existential noir by director Jean-Pierre Melville stars Alain Delon as a quiet French hitman. Additional...
  • There’s Always Vanilla (1971)

    George A. Romero gave birth to the modern zombie film with the 1968 release of Night of the Living Dead, which he followed up with Dawn of the Dead in 1978. That’s a big gap, and one in which Mr. Romero was not idle.  Now, thanks to Arrow Video,...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Voice of the Moon (Arrow Academy)

    For the release week of 10/31/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Voice of the Moon : Federico Fellini’s final film receives its first video release in the U.S. and the U.K., courtesy of Arrow Academy.  While the film was a critical disappointment upon...
  • Night of the Living Dead (1968) Blu-ray 10/17

    “They’re coming to get you, Barbara.” George A. Romero’s groundbreaking debut feature, Night of the Living Dead, which introduced the world to a whole new meaning for the word “zombie,” is finally getting a U.S. Blu-ray release!  Better yet, it’s coming in time for Halloween. After many rumors and much...
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