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By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

If one horror film hits, everyone says, 'Let's go make a horror film.' It's the genre that never dies.

By Anonym 15 Sep

George A. Romero

There are so many factors when you think of your own films. You think of the people you worked on it with, and somehow forget the movie. You can't forgive the movie for a long time. It takes a few years to look at it with any objectivity and forgive its flaws.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

I always thought of the zombies as being about revolution, one generation consuming the next.

By Anonym 15 Sep

George A. Romero

Zombies are the real lower-class citizens of the monster world and that's why l like them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

Hollywood doesn't trust me, and we don't really mix. When a movie has stars, everything in the budget goes up, even the catering costs. I just don't like the process of having Suits all around, so I prefer casting unknowns. It adds another level of tension - you don't quite know what to expect from them. My movies don't even need that much money.

By Anonym 15 Sep

George A. Romero

You can fall on your face easily if you go off in a certain direction. The Birds is a good example, some people are really phobic about birds flying over their heads, and some don't care. So, it's a personal thing.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George A. Romero

My zombies will never take over the world because I need the humans. The humans are the ones I dislike the most, and they're where the trouble really lies.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

I really believe that you could do horror very inexpensively. I don't think it has anything to do with the effects, the effects are not the most important parts.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

Collaborate, don't dictate. Every department head has something to offer. Listen and gratefully accept their offerings. They're moviemakers, too.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

Ever since 'Lassie' and 'Old Yeller', I won't watch animal movies. Animals in movies always die.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George A. Romero

My opinion of a good zombie walk is to loll your head as if it's a little too heavy and the muscles have begun to atrophy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

I grew up on DC Comics, moral tales where the bad guys got their comeuppance. To me the gory panels or grotesque stuff just made me chuckle.

By Anonym 15 Sep

George A. Romero

Zombies are the blue-collar monsters

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

I expect a zombie to show up on Sesame Street soon, teaching kids to count.

By Anonym 15 Sep

George A. Romero

When there's no more room in Hell, the dead will walk the Earth.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

If I fail, the film industry writes me off as another statistic. If I succeed, they pay me a million bucks to fly out to Hollywood and fart.

By Anonym 15 Sep

George A. Romero

Zombies are always moving fast in video games. It makes sense if you think about it. Those games are all about hand-eye coordination and how quickly can you get them before they get you.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

I like guys who are understandable and good guys who are flawed.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George A. Romero

I think zombies would fit in anywhere. You can tell any story, and put zombies in it. I don't know how I'd find the backing, but I think it'd be great to make a zombie gangster movie.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

For a Catholic kid in parochial school, the only way to survive the beatings - by classmates, not the nuns - was to be the funny guy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George A. Romero

It would be very hard to write a serious drama and say some of these things. You can be much more abstract and allusive with horror, and it's very forgiving to the author. You don't necessarily have to take an absolutely positive position. You can just write whatever.

By Anonym 15 Sep

George A. Romero

The Thing from Another World' was the first movie that really scared me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

As a filmmaker you get typecast just as much as an actor does, so I'm trapped in a genre that I love, but I'm trapped in it!

By Anonym 14 Sep

George A. Romero

I've gotten letters, but mostly from Bible-belt types who say, you must be Satan! They come right out and call me Satan and hope that I'm damned to hell.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

I'll never get sick of zombies. I just get sick of producers.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

A zombie film is not fun without a bunch of stupid people running around and observing how they fail to handle the situation.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

Anybody who tunes into Rush Limabaugh already knows what he's going to say and is already inclined to agree. So it winds up creating tribes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

I can't really make fun of zombies. They're not liars. They're not cheats.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

I also have always liked the monster within idea. I like the zombies being us. Zombies are the blue-collar monsters.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George A. Romero

People called 28 Days and 28 Weeks zombie movies, and they're not! It's some sort of virus; they're not dead.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George A. Romero

My stuff is my stuff. I do it for my own reasons, using my own peculiar set of guidelines. I'm not a student of the genre. I don't care what anybody else does.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

I don't think you need to spend $40 million to be creepy. The best horror films are the ones that are much less endowed.

By Anonym 15 Sep

George A. Romero

The most realistic blood I've seen is when Marlon Brando gets beat up in On The Waterfront.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

I keep a little notebook of things that I can do to the zombies that might be silly and fun.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

As a filmmaker, I love the medium. I have a great affection for it and I've been lucky enough to do all different kinds of films. The greatest part of the success I've had comes from horror. I love the idea of mixing humor and horror and to me, it's all a giggle.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George A. Romero

I go to conventions and universities and talk to young filmmakers and everybody's making a zombie movie! It's because it's easy to get the neighbors to come out, put some ketchup on them.

By Anonym 15 Sep

George A. Romero

When I was old enough to go to movies alone, I got to see 'Frankenstein' and 'Dracula' on the big screen. I just fell in love with them.