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George A. Romero

The Masters: George A. Romero

George Romero's legacy will be that of a filmmaker ahead of his time, in terms of both independence and visceral violence. But before merely relegating Romero to the status of torchbearer, it must be remembered that his legend isn't based solely on his innovations but in the fact that he made great films.

Review: Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf (1985)

Howling II poster

One of the worst sequels in horror history and probably one of the worst movies ever made, Howling II: Your Sister is a Werwolf bears no resemblance to the original Joe Dante/John Sayles collaboration, other than the fact that they both have werewolves. Well, even that might be pushing it. The original had wonderfully done transformation scenes with incredible make-up work; the sequel has what appears to be guys in bear suits. And not even realistic bear suits. This time around reporter Annie McEnroe and supernatural expert Christopher Lee aid Reb Brown in finding his sister's killer, who, of course, turns out to be a werewolf.(read more...)

Review: Jeepers Creepers (2001)

Jeepers Creepers poster

As stylish and smartly written as Scream was, its huge success, along with the success of subsequent, much less effective teen slasher fare like Urban Legend and I Know What You Did Last Summer, have buried the horror genre underneath a mountain of overly slick, increasingly redundant, over-budgeted garbage. With characters breaking down the illusion of reality with tongue-in-cheek dialogue, bad one-liners and self-referential nods that say, "Hey, we're in a horror movie and we know it is," truly frightening movies have become few and far between.(read more...)