Night of the Living Dead
CAST: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman DIRECTOR: George A. Romero WEIRD ELEPHANT SERIES - SPECIAL!
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There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these flesh eating monsters.
George Romero's remarkably assured debut, made on a shoestring, about a group of people barricaded inside a farmhouse while an army of flesh-eating zombies roams the countryside, deflates all genre clichés.Elliott Stein, Village Voice
I felt real terror in that neighborhood theater last Saturday afternoon. I saw kids who had no resources they could draw upon to protect themselves from the dread and fear they felt.Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
Chuckle, if you can, during the first few minutes; because after that laughter catches in the throat as the clammy hand of terror tightens its grip.Nigel Floyd, Time Out