By Kim Paffenroth
Winner of the silver medal in pop culture for the 2006 ForeWord booklet of the 12 months Awards. This quantity connects American social and spiritual perspectives with the vintage American motion picture style of the zombie horror movie. for almost 40 years, the movies of George A. Romero have awarded audience with hellish visions of our international overrun by way of flesh-eating ghouls. This research proves that Romero's motion pictures, like apocalyptic literature or Dante's Commedia, transcend the outside adventure of repulsion to probe deeper questions of human nature and objective, usually giving a chilling and darkly funny critique of recent, secular the US.