Dawn Of The Dead

Author: George A. Romero
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 147679183X
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A handful of survivors find refuge at a local mall. They realize that a mall is the perfect place to sit out the end of the world and even begin to enjoy themselves. But before long, the zombies start to find their way in.

Dawn Of The Dead

Author: Cathy Hapka
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780545588409
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Dawn has a secret, one she can't bear to tell a soul: She comes from a family of zombies! And while she won't know if she's gotten the family curse until her thirteenth birthday, she's forced to move with her parents to a hidden zombie town called Vespertine so she can fit in with her own kind. Fit in with zombies? Over her dead body! But as her dreaded birthday approaches, Dawn learns that someone's planning a prank that could expose the town's secrets. Can she protect Vespertine's green, drooling zombies---and accept becoming one herself?

The Making Of George A Romero S Day Of The Dead

Author: Lee Karr
Publisher: Plexus Publishing
ISBN: 0859658880
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Released in 1985,Day of the Deadwas the final film of George A. Romero’s classic zombie trilogy, which forever changed the face of horror filmmaking. Set in an apocalyptic world where the living-dead epidemic has wiped out most of humanity, the movie quickly acquired cult status, and — with one remake released in 2008 and another planned for 2014 — its influence on popular culture can still be felt today. Now, for the first time, the full history of the making of the iconic original film is revealed. Drawing on a wealth of exclusive interviews with the cast and crew, author Lee Karr leaves no stone unturned in detailing the movie’s preproduction, shoot, release, and legacy. Filled with behind-the-scenes gossip and previously unpublished stories from the set, as well as over 100 full-color photos, this book givesDay of the Deadthe resurrection it deserves.

Gospel Of The Living Dead

Author: Kim Paffenroth
Publisher: Baylor University Press
ISBN: 1932792651
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For nearly forty years the zombie films of George A. Romero have presented viewers with hellish visions of our world overrun by flesh-eating ghouls. This rigorous but entertaining study shows how these films use Christian imagery from the Bible and Dante to probe deeper questions of human nature and purpose, while also giving a chilling and darkly humorous critique of modern, secular America that should be heeded by Christian and humanist alike.

The Dead House

Author: Dawn Kurtagich
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316298662
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Welcome to the Dead House. Three students: dead. Carly Johnson: vanished without a trace. Two decades have passed since an inferno swept through Elmbridge High, claiming the lives of three teenagers and causing one student, Carly Johnson, to disappear. The main suspect: Kaitlyn, "the girl of nowhere." Kaitlyn's diary, discovered in the ruins of Elmbridge High, reveals the thoughts of a disturbed mind. Its charred pages tell a sinister version of events that took place that tragic night, and the girl of nowhere is caught in the center of it all. But many claim Kaitlyn doesn't exist, and in a way, she doesn't - because she is the alter ego of Carly Johnson. Carly gets the day. Kaitlyn has the night. It's during the night that a mystery surrounding the Dead House unravels and a dark, twisted magic ruins the lives of each student that dares touch it. Debut author Dawn Kurtagich masterfully weaves together a thrilling and terrifying story using psychiatric reports, witness testimonials, video footage, and the discovered diary - and as the mystery grows, the horrifying truth about what happened that night unfolds.

Dead Reckoning

Author: Anthony Giangregorio
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781935458067
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THE DEAD HAVE RISEN! In the dead city of Pittsburgh, two small enclaves struggle to survive, eking out an existence of hand to mouth. But instead of working together, both groups battle for the last remaining fuel and supplies of a city filled with the living dead. Six months after the initial outbreak, a lone helicopter arrives bearing two more survivors and a newborn baby. One enclave welcomes them, while the other schemes to steal their helicopter and escape the decaying city. With no police, fire, or social services existing, the two will battle for dominance in the steel city of the walking dead. But when the dust settles, the question is: will the remaining humans be the winners, or the losers? When the dead walk, the line between Heaven and Hell is so twisted and bent there is no line at all.

The Cinema Of George A Romero

Author: Tony Williams
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231850751
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In this comprehensive portrait of horror's definitive director, Tony Williams ties George A. Romero's films to the development of literary naturalism and American culture, expanding the artist's creative footprint beyond his mastery of the "splatter movie" genre. Williams locates Romero's influences in the work of Emile Zola, the Entertainment Comics of the 1950s, and the novels of Stephen King, revealing the interdisciplinary depth of his seminal films Night of the Living Dead (1968), Creepshow (1982), Monkey Shines (1988), and The Dark Half (1992). For this second edition, Williams reads Romero's Bruiser (2000) against his more recent Land of the Dead (2005) and takes a fresh look at Diary of the Dead (2007) and Survival of the Dead (2009), two overlooked films that feature Romero's greatest achievements yet.

Book Of The Dead

Author: Jamie Russell
Publisher: Titan Books
ISBN: 9781781169254
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Shares the history of zombies in cinema, offers historical context to an exhaustive zombie filmography, and discusses how the images of zombies have changed throughout their history.

The Zombie Autopsies

Author: Steven C. Schlozman
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 0446574171
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"Humanity has a new weapon against the living dead and that weapon is Steven Schlozman!" --New York Times bestselling author Max Brooks "I've written and made films about zombies for over forty years. In all that time, I've never been able to convince my audience that zombies actually exist. On page one of THE ZOMBIE AUTOPSIES, Steven Schlozman takes away any doubt. This fast-moving, entertaining work will have you chuckling...and worrying." --George A. Romero, director of Night of the Living Dead "Gruesome and gripping! Steven Schlozman reveals the science behind zombies from the inside out." --Seth Grahame-Smith, New York Times bestselling author of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter "With THE ZOMBIE AUTOPSIES, Steven Schlozman redefines 'weird science' for the 21st Century. Brilliant, bizarre and wonderfully disturbing." --Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of Rot & Ruin and Patient Zero "Dr. Steve's 'Zombie Autopsy' will charm and excite a new generation into loving science." --Chuck Palahniuk, New York Times bestselling author of Fight Club As the walking dead rise up throughout the world, a few brave doctors attempt to find a cure by applying forensic techniques to captured zombies. On a remote island a crack medical team has been sent to explore a radical theory that could uncover a cure for the epidemic. Based on the team's research and the observations of renowned zombie expert Dr. Stanley Blum, THE ZOMBIE AUTOPSIES documents for the first time the unique biology of zombie organisms. Detailed drawings of the internal organs of actual zombies provide an accurate anatomy of these horrifying creatures. Zombie brains, hearts, lungs, skin, and digestive system are shown, while Dr. Blum's notes reveal shocking insights into how they function--even as Blum and his colleagues themselves begin to succumb to the plague. No one knows the ultimate fate of Dr. Blum or his researchers. But now that his notebook, THE ZOMBIE AUTOPSIES, has been made available to the UN, the World Health Organization, and the general public, his scientific discoveries may be the last hope for humans on earth.