Night Of The Living Dead (1990)


Well, not much to say here. This movie is the remake of the 1968 movie of the same name. And to be frank, I prefer this version to the original. And here’s why, this movie is basically the same as the original except for a few changes at the end, which doesn’t affect the story, overall you can say that this movie is a restoration of the 1968 movie.
I mean, there was a lot of lighting issues in the original movie, considering the lack of technology, and this movie solves that problem, and you get a lot more animated Zombies :D In this story, Barbra (Judith O'Dea) and Johnnie (Russell Streiner), that’s right Johnnie not Johnny, drive to a rural cemetery to visit their mother's grave. What started as a routine trip turned sour when a strange man starts walking in the graveyard towards Barbra and starts attacking her. Johnny tries to save her but badly injures himself, I’m just copy pasting here :D Barbara manages to escape to this farmhouse where she seeks shelter. After a while Ben (Duane Jones) arrives to the scene in his truck, he is out of gas and stops at the house for shelter. As Ben and Barbara exchange stories they realise that something horrible is going on. Ben starts sealing up the house, and during the course of the movie they find out that there are people in the basement of the house as well. As they listen to the radio they realise that the dead have been coming to life and they’re seeking flesh. Now, in this movie there is a lot of struggle between Ben and Harry Cooper (Tom Towles), this ultimately affects the ending of the movie. But it’s not an ending that disregards the original movie but in a way complements it, you know, it’s like saying, well this could have happened too. So, basically this movie is the same as it’s 1968 predecessor. And like I said, I prefer this one because of the color, lighting and more animated Zombies. So to sum up, if you’ve watched the original, then you should watch this one too. And if you haven’t seen the original, then definitely watch this one.

Well, it’s in color.

Watch Meter: Must See Movie

My rating is 7/10

Directed by
Written by
George A. Romero
John A. Russo
Starring
Music by
Paul McCollough
Cinematography
Frank Prinzi
Editing by
Tom Dubensky
Running time
1 hour 32 minutes
          

          
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