Wednesday, 19 January 2011

AM - Night of the Living Dead analysis

Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Director: George A. Romero
IMdb rating: 8.0/10
Budget: $114,000
Box Office Takings: $12,000,000 (USA)        $30,000,000 (Worldwide)

The opening consists of many long shots and mysterious shots in a graveyard, as this is the whole concept of the zombie undead idea. Many people think this movie to be the film that now has influences the modern idea of zombie's being bloodthirsty living/dead unknown creatures.

"The radiation from a fallen satellite might have caused the recently deceased to rise from the grave and seek the living to use as food. This is the situation that a group of people penned up in an old farmhouse must deal with."

This is a trailer from the original 1968 version of Night of the Living Dead by George A. Romero.


  1. not very detailed Alex, and this is a key example
    also, rather lazy to paste in a hyperlink and not actually make it a clickable hyperlink!!!
    that pocketessentials book i showed you today has analysis of this film, which i'm sure you could discuss in MUCH more specific detail applying a variety of media language!!!

  2. I'd still like to see more specific detail


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