The Zombie King: RIP George A. Romero


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Way back in 1970, my cousins and I went to a horror double feature at the old Olympia Theater in New Bedford. The main attraction was called EQUINOX , which came highly recommended by Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine.  Quite frankly, it sucked, but the bottom half of that double bill was an obscure black & white films that scared the shit out of us! That movie was George A. Romero’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD.

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From the creepy opening in a cemetery (“They’re coming to get you, Barbara”) to the gross-out shots of zombies feasting on human entrails, from the little girl eating her father’s corpse to the tragic final scene when the hero (a black man, no less!) is shot by the cops, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD was an edge-of-your-seat nightmare of horror. There were no stars in it, unless you count Bill Cardille, a local…

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Movie Preview/Review BONEJANGLES


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When BONES rattle, BLOOD will flow

 

Lets get the technicals out of the way:

Stars:

Reggie Bannister, Elissa Dowling, Kelly Misek, Jr., Julia Cavanaugh, Devin Toft, Jamie Scott Gordon, Lawrence Wayne Curry, and Hannah Richter

Directed by: Brett DeJager

Written by: Keith Melcher

But on to the plot:

While transporting the legendary killer Bonejangles, a group of police break down in a town cursed with monsters, and must release him to survive!

 Review:

I loved this adaptation, actually it took me in from the start.  I completely get where Brett Dejager was going!

Would I recommend this movie?

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It scuured me enough:  Yep, if you wanna be scarred, this is a movie for you!

You can see the trailer here! COVER YOUR EYES FIRST!

 

Film information:


Studio: Wild Eye Releasing
Director:
Brett DeJager
Cast : Reggie Bannister, Elissa Dowling

Bonejangles will be available on VOD on July 18, 2017