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Dawn of the Dead

Released 1979
Distributor United Film Distribution

Some call this first Living Dead sequel Romero’s masterpiece. Social satire alternates with gut-ripping gore to the strain’s of Goblin’s Argento-infuenced soundtrack. Exists in at least five different international versions. Currently being converted for reissue in 3-D .

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About John Landis

John Landis is the director of Animal HouseThe Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf In LondonTrading PlacesComing To America, Kentucky Fried MovieSpies Like UsThree Amigos!Into The Night and Michael Jackson’s Thriller, and the recent Burke and Hare for Ealing Studios,  among many other films and television shows. His documentary Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project premiered on HBO and won an Emmy for Best Music, Comedy or Variety Special.  He is also the subject of noted film critic Giulia D’Agnolo Vallan’s recent book “John Landis” and his own book “Monsters in the Movies’ was published to critical and popular acclaim in 2012.