So we lost two greats yesterday…
George A. Romero
I still remember watching Night Of The Living Dead for the first time very late on TV on very very hot summer night. I had never seen anything like it before. Remember that this film along with Easy Rider was crucial in kickstarting the american independent film movement of the 1970s, you know the one that amongst others gave us George Lucas. Needless to say that without it there would be no The Walking Dead to binge either.
Then of course there is also Creepshow with, you know the meteor and all that. So Maniac Mansion,too!
Farewell godfather of Zombies!
From North By North West over Mission Impossible to his oscar winning portrayal of Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood I think the last time I saw him in a film at the theater was the first X Files movie.
But Martin Landau also was in one of my all-time favourite scenes from Get Smart: