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Old 16 July 2017, 10:42 PM
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Default George A. Romero, 'Night of the Living Dead' creator, dies at 77

Legendary filmmaker George A. Romero, father of the modern movie zombie and creator of the groundbreaking “Night of the Living Dead” franchise, has died at 77.
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Old 16 July 2017, 10:57 PM
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He'll be back.
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Old 17 July 2017, 12:47 AM
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Odd fact: although "Night of the Living Dead" greatly influenced the genesis of the modem zombie apocalypse genre, the undead are not called "zombies" in the film.
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Old 17 July 2017, 12:53 AM
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That's actually relatively common in zombie movies.
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Old 17 July 2017, 05:41 AM
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The creatures in his film are closer to draugr or ghouls than to zombies as a classic zombie was not undead.
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Old 21 July 2017, 06:32 PM
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As Romero said, the undead are a means of getting the living actors motivated and showing their actions, plans and foibles. Or in Hitchcockian terms, they are the mcguffin.

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