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Zombie , the audaciously disgusting spectacle from the late master of gruesome Italian horror Lucio Fulci, was made in 1979 and presented as a semi-sequel to George Romero’s Dawn Of The Dead from the previous year, (Dawn was released in parts of Europe as Zombie – Fulci’s film was known there as Zombie 2) though the films aren’t at all connected. Tisa Farrow and a group of vacationing tourists travel to an island where they find a doctor (Richard Johnson) who is attempting to cure a condition that reanimates the dead. Things quickly get out of control as undead Spanish conquistadors crawl from their graves hungry for human flesh. All this undead mayhem is highlighted by nauseatingly graphic set-pieces by make-up maestro Gianetto de Rossi. Zombie is an incredibly well-made shocker that was enormously popular worldwide and in many ways has aged better than the Romero film (it’s certainly scarier »
- Tom Stockman
Destroy the Brain’s monthly midnight program, Late Nite Grindhouse, is treating St. Louisian’s to a bonus show this month in conjunction with Blue Underground to celebrate the newly restored version of Lucio Fulci’s Zombie being released on Blu-Ray! Normally, our shows are the first full weekend of every month but we couldn’t pass this one up. Plus, who would complain about two shows in October, a month when everyone is in the mood for horror. Late Nite Grindhouse is exclusively at The Hi-Pointe Theatre. Below the Press Release, you can RSVP via Facebook and get all the details. We will have issues of Paracinema Magazine and even a special t-shirt a local designer made up in tribute of Fulci’s Italian undead masterpiece.
From the Press Release:
Experience the Italian horror maestro’s gore classic
as you’ve never seen or heard it before,
digitally restored and remastered! »
- Andy Triefenbach
Here at Dread Central there are few movies on the planet that we enjoy more than Lucio Fulci's classic undead feature Zombie (or Zombi 2 as it was originally known), and just in time for Halloween the flick is headed back into theatres like you've Never seen it before!
From the Press Release
Blue Underground is bringing its digitally restored and remastered version of Lucio Fulci’s Zombie to theaters across the U.S. and Canada this month. The exclusive midnight screenings give fans the chance to experience Fulci’s horror classic as it’s never been seen or heard before in advance of Blue Underground’s release of Zombie on Blu-ray disc.
All screenings will take place on October 21 and 22, 2011, except where noted. Click here for theaters and showtimes!
The late, great Lucio Fulci is known to horror fans for such wildly imaginative and outrageously gory films as The Beyond, »
- Uncle Creepy
3 items from 2011
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