George A. Romero – filmmaker

George Andrew Romero (February 4, 1940 – July 16, 2017) was an American-Canadian (dual citizenship) filmmaker, writer and editor, best known for his gore-filled and satirical horror films. Peter Grunwald, the director’s longtime producing …

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Fantasm – magazine, USA, 2017

Fantasm is an American horror-themed magazine, launched in 2017. The limited edition magazine was conceived by Chris Alexander (editor of Fangoria, Gorezone, Delirium), Brian Steward (writer and artist for Heavy Metal, …

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Tom Savini Faces of Horror masks

Three Tom Savini Faces of Horror masks have been revealed to order from Trick or Treat Studios. The zombie-themed masks – Tombed, Graves and Mort – will ship in August/September …

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The Crazies – USA, 1973

‘Why are the good people dying?’ The Crazies aka Code Name Trixie is a 1973 American science fiction horror feature film written and directed by George A. Romero (Creepshow; Dawn of the Dead; …

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Creepshow Collection apparel

Clothing company FrightRags has launched the Creepshow Collection of officially-licensed apparel to tie-in with George A. Romero and Stephen King’s 1982 anthology movie of the same name. The Creepshow Collection …

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Diary of the Dead – USA, 2007

‘Shoot the dead’ Diary of the Dead is a 2007 American zombie horror feature film written and directed by George A. Romero (Land of the Dead; Dawn of the Dead; …

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Clawed – USA, 2017

‘This legend will tear you to shreds’ Clawed is a 2017 American horror feature film directed by Steve Taylor from a screenplay co-written with Rahul Chatterjee and Timothy Cerjan (cinematographer on Dead …

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The Summoner – short, UK, 2017

‘Help is on the way’ The Summoner is a 2017 British horror short film written and directed by James Secker and produced by Rob Yeomans. It stars Adam McNab, Mhairi Calvey, …

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Darlin’ – USA, 2019 – reviews

‘Don’t mess with mother’s nature.’ Darlin’ is a 2019 American horror feature film directed by actor Pollyanna McIntosh (Let Us Prey; The Walking Dead TV series; The Blood Lands; Exam) …

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Zombies – USA, 2016

‘Outlive the undead’ Zombies is a 2017 American action horror film written and directed by Hamid Torabpour and presented by Cameron Romero (son of George A. Romero) and Winter State …

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Creepshow – Shudder series

Shudder’s Creepshow reboot series now has an official poster, designed by Michael Broom, and a trailer: Previously, we reported that horror genre icon Jeffrey Combs (Re-Animator) has joined Creepshow series, …

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Netflix UK

The following movies and series are currently available for streaming via Netflix UK. Although the list focuses on horror, there are also many genre crossovers with sci-fi and fantasy well …

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Us – USA, 2019 film: reviews

Us will be released by Universal Pictures digitally on June 4th and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on June 18th. Special features: The Duality of Us – Jordan …

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Doc of the Dead – USA, 2014

Doc of the Dead is a 2014 American documentary film directed by Alexandre O. Philippe from a script co-written with Chad Herschberger. The film had its world premiere on March 10, 2014 …

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Recommended Movies

The ‘Recommended Horror Films’ in the following list are those that MOVIES & MANIA suggests are better than the average genre fare and well-worth viewing. To see our separate list …

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The Dark Half – USA, 1991

‘Serious writer or serial killer. Thad Beaumont is in two minds.’ The Dark Half is a 1991 American horror film adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name. The …

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Cargo – Australia, 2017

‘He is her only hope and her greatest threat’ Cargo is a 2017 Australian science fiction horror film directed by Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling from a screenplay by Ramke. Starring …

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The Walking Deceased – USA, 2015

The Walking Deceased is a 2015 American comedy horror spoof of zombie films directed by Scott Dow from a screenplay by Tim Ogletree. It stars Ogletree, Joey Oglesby, Dave Sheridan, Troy …

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Extinction – Spain/France/Hungary/USA, 2015

‘When the undead can evolve, no-one is safe’ Extinction – formerly known as Welcome to Harmony – is a 2015 Spanish-French-American-Hungarian science-fiction zombie horror film directed by Miguel Ángel Vivas from a …

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Monkey Shines – USA, 1988

Monkey Shines – sometimes called Monkey Shines: An Experiment in Fear – is a 1988 American horror film. Written and directed by George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead and sequels; Creepshow), …

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Netflix USA

The following movies and series are currently available for streaming via Netflix USA. Although the list focuses on horror, there are also many genre crossovers with sci-fi and fantasy well …

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Birth of the Living Dead – USA, 2013

Birth of the Living Dead  is a 2013 American documentary by Rob Kuhns about how filmmaker George A. Romero developed and directed the seminal horror film Night of the Living Dead …

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