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    Director George A. Romero

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    George A. Romero is a director that is well known for his famous zombie movies; Night of the Living Dead (1968) and Dawn of the Dead (1978). Even though they were made years apart from each other they both still share more than just the fear of a zombie apocalypse. During the times of the makings of both movies America was in the middle of the second red scare and the Cold War. George A. Orwell’s works reflect these conflicts and peoples fears of communism in his movies. The second Red Scare arose

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    Romero vs Brooks

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    with the increase of novels and films recently produced. George Romero and Maximillian “Max” Brooks are two popular screenwriters focusing on zombie stories and horror films. George Romero is an American-Canadian film director and producer best known for his horror film Night of the Living Dead (Staff, 2012). Max Brooks is an American horror author and screenwriter best known for his novel and now film World War Z (Staff, 2012). Romero and Brooks are both zombie fanatics who have many similar

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    What would you do if you were put in an extreme life or death situation in an area that you did not know with only complete strangers to trust? In George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead, that nightmare becomes reality. Seven people are trapped inside a secluded house with no means of escaping the zombies attempting to break in (Romero). It is a simple plotline; however, Romero’s film is revolutionary in how it reveals the disparity between races during the time and how it shatters the picture

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    person who is able to move because of magic according to some religions and in stories, movies, etc.” Zombies haven’t always been the creature that we see today though. George A. Romero merged the old-forgotten zombie into the standardized version we see today. James Conroy writes, “With his 1968 film Night of the Living Dead, George Romero brought the concept of the slow-moving, flesh-eating zombie into mainstream American culture.” (1) Night of the Living Dead not only set an iconic image for zombies

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    Barbie Zombies

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    Directors have proposed multiple theories on the origins of the zombie apocalypse throughout zombie history. Such theories range from the traditional Vodoun theory (White Zombie) to the cosmic radiation theory (Dawn of the Dead). In this scenario, zombies originate in China and come to the United States as Barbie Zombies from the Mattel Xin Yi Factory ("Toys of Misery” 2007). Barre Toelken’s Twin Laws of Folklore dissect the dynamic and conservative aspects of the Zombie Barbie. Such aspects

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    commentary on consumerism through one of her story protagonists named Mary Jo Miller, an upper middle-class wife and mother of two children residing in Troy, Montana of U.S. This paper will criticize consumerism in an economic sense and how it relates to George Andrew Romero’s work -an American-Canadian film producer best known for his series of satirical horror films about zombie apocalypse- in the ways that his concerns about consumerism can be the most easily persuaded from his Dawn of the Dead. In Dawn

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    A New Kind of Zombie The movie Night of the Living Dead, created by George Romero, and the book, Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion, are completely different stories with completely different zombies. They might both be categorized under what is called the zombie genre, but both have different plots, themes, and were told from completely different viewpoints. The zombies from the movie Night of the Living Dead and the book Warm Bodies are completely different kinds of zombies according to their physical

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    The New Zombies

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    zombie is... ... middle of paper ... ... movie were similar to folklore but changed completely, most notably in Night of the Living Dead Novel that was highly influential in the development of the Zombie, written by Richard Matheson Interview George Romero on Diary of the Dead, Marianna McConnell, Cinema Blend, Jan 14,2008 Author of the Zombie Survival Guide, and well-known expert in Cryptozoology Scurvy, Malnourishment, infection and a list of other medical problem are likely to occur and be the

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    What Would I be an Expert In?

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    I want to be an expert on surviving a Zombie apocalypse. In movies, Zombies are typically portrayed as walking corpses who feed on human beings. They are created from an epidemic and infectious bite. Global pandemics such as this will create pandemonium and fear all over the world, collapsing modern society and typical human behavior. Zombies are widely considered fictional, but with the evolution of biological weapons, disease, or even divine punishment, it is not completely farfetched an event

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    Zombies have been around since George A. Romero first introduced them in the movie Night of the Living Dead in 1968. However, over the past decade, the American public’s interest in zombies has skyrocketed, especially in media culture. Since the year 2000, over one-hundred and fifty zombie movies have hit the screens of the American people. Furthermore, countless zombie themed video games, books, comics, and television shows have also entered into American society. There are even zombie themed 5k

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