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In an interview Pilato was asked if Romero " had him in mind ", Pilato stated that one of the reasons why he got the role was because of the budget being scaled down from 7 to 3. 5 million.
During this time, Romero was rumored to have been killed ( aptly enough, with a headshot ) and a photograph of his corpse with a bullet wound was also spread through the Internet ; Romero himself later stated that the picture was taken for the magazine Texas Monthly, and that " maybe he shouldn't have taken it ".
However, Paul Neurath has stated multiple times that John Carmack and John Romero had seen the game's 1990 CES demo, and recalled a comment from Carmack that he could write a faster texture mapper.
" Influential director George A. Romero stated, " I don't get the torture porn films [...] they're lacking metaphor.
Romero himself has stated that he considers this film to be his worst, and has referred to this film as " a total mess ".

Romero and had
The FDN ’ s ( Fuerza Democrática Nicaragüense, the main opposition group of those armed organizations referred to as ' Contras ') chief of intelligence, Ricardo Lau, had, according to the former Salvadoran intelligence chief Col. Roberto Santivanez, ‘ received payment of $ 120, 000 ’ for organizing the murder of Archbishop Romero of El Salvador in 1980.
Discussing the creation of Night of the Living Dead, Romero remarked, " I had written a short story, which I basically had ripped off from a Richard Matheson novel called I Am Legend.
While George Romero denies he hired Duane Jones simply because he was black, reviewer Mark Deming notes that " the grim fate of Duane Jones, the sole heroic figure and only African-American, had added resonance with the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X fresh in the minds of most Americans ".
A limited number of theatrical release prints were distributed by Walter Reade and these copies could have been shelved if Romero and Image Ten had elected.
Discussing the creation of Night of the Living Dead, Romero remarked, " I had written a short story, which I basically had ripped off from a Richard Matheson novel called I Am Legend.
" Zombie " extras were recruited from among the citizens of Pittsburgh, with preference given to those who had worked on previous Romero films.
" Pilato had acted in two prior films directed by Romero, the first being Pilato's debut Dawn of the Dead and the second being Knightriders, in between those films he played his first lead role in a film entitled Effects.
At least one episode unfolded in real time: in " City Hall Bombing " ( July 21, 1949 ), Friday and Romero had less than thirty minutes to stop a man who was threatening to destroy the City Hall with a bomb.
Pilot Crispín García Fernández and navigator Juan González Romero, in B-26 serial 940, diverted to Boca Chica, but late that night they attempted to fly back to Puerto Cabezas in B-26 serial 933 that Crespo had flown to Boca Chica on 15 April.
Romero had eight artists, and calculated that he could finish in seven.
Romero would later apologize for the advertisement, stating in an interview that " up until that ad, I felt I had a great relationship with the gamer and the game development community and that ad changed everything.
Romero met his first wife, Kelly Mitchell, in 1987 while he worked at the register of a Burger King restaurant in Rocklin, California, and they had two children ( Michael Alfonso and Steven Patrick Romero ).
He met his second wife, Elizabeth Ann McCall, in 1990 while she worked at Softdisk in Shreveport, Louisiana, and they had a daughter ( Lillia Antoinette Romero ).
Los Rayos Gamma had a television show on channel 7, where they satirized politicians with their songs to high ratings-and, which would be taken off the air due to their rather direct satirical jabs at the then governor of Puerto Rico, Carlos Romero Barceló.
During the ' 80s Stephen King had planned a theatrical film, with George A. Romero directing and himself writing, not trusting somebody else with the project.
It is widely accepted that Romero Barceló lost the elections because of this case, since his public opinion rating had deteriorated substantially during late 1984 as the investigations progressed, and since his political rivals used his defense of the officers as an indication of a possible conspiracy.
During his life, Romero had been an advocate of civil rights, often denouncing violations of these rights in public, which prompted his assassination during a mass.
* Patrick " Big Mac " McCreedy ( Burl Ives ) and Señor Armendariz ( Cesar Romero ), two ranchers on opposite sides of the US-Mexico border / Rio Grande waging a feud over a valuable bust which represents land that had been owned by Armendariz until the river temporarily switched course, moving the border with it, allowing MacCreedy to sell the land.
Carlos Romero Ochoa had murdered a federal immigration officer after he was caught smuggling Mexican aliens across the border near El Centro, California.

Romero and film
His television work led to assignments as an assistant director for several Latin American film productions including Gaby: A True Story and Romero, and in 1991, he landed his first big-screen directorial assignment.
In August 2007, while teaching a four-hour film course during the 9th Cinemanila International Film Festival in Manila, Tarantino cited Filipino directors Cirio Santiago, Eddie Romero, and Gerardo de León as personal icons from the 1970s, citing De Leon's " soul-shattering, life-extinguishing " movies on vampires and female bondage, particularly Women in Cages.
King partly dedicated his book Cell to film director George Romero, and wrote an essay for the Elite DVD version of Night of the Living Dead.
Other " cult " items are Cesare Canevari's Matalo !, Tony Anthony's Blindman and Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent's Cut-Throats Nine ( the latter among Gore film audiences ).
In a 2010 Total Film poll, it was again selected as the greatest horror film ; the judging panel included veteran horror directors such as John Carpenter, Wes Craven, and George A. Romero.
Night of the Living Dead is an American independent horror film directed by George A. Romero and starring Duane Jones, Judith O ' Dea and Karl Hardman.
At the time, it was atypical for an African-American man to be the hero of a film when the rest of the cast was composed of whites ; but Romero said that Jones " simply gave the best audition ".
While attending Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Romero embarked upon his career in the film industry.
According to Romero, they wanted to capitalize on the film industry's " thirst for the bizarre ".
Critic Danél Griffin remarked, " Romero freely admits that his film was a direct rip-off of Matheson's novel ; I would be a little less harsh in my description and say that Romero merely expanded the author's ideas with deviations so completely original that of the Living Dead is expelled from being labeled a true ' rip-off '".
The small budget led Romero to shoot on 35 mm black-and-white film.
Night of the Living Dead was the first feature-length film directed by George A. Romero.
Romero describes the mood he wished to establish: " The film opens with a situation that has already disintegrated to a point of little hope, and it moves progressively toward absolute despair and ultimate tragedy ".
According to film historian Carl Royer, Romero " employs chiaroscuro ( film noir style ) lighting to emphasize humanity's nightmare alienation from itself ".
Romero confessed that the film was designed to reflect the tensions of the time: " It was 1968, man.
Romero revolutionized the horror film genre with Night of the Living Dead ; per Almar Haflidason, of the BBC, the film represented " a new dawn in horror film-making ".
The film and its successors spawned countless imitators that borrowed elements instituted by Romero: Tombs of the Blind Dead, Let Sleeping Corpses Lie ( film ), Zombi 2, Hell of the Living Dead, Night of the Comet, Return of the Living Dead, Night of the Creeps, Children of the Living Dead, and the video game series Resident Evil ( later adapted as films in 2002, 2004, 2007 and 2010 ), Dead Rising, and House of the Dead.
Romero revealed the power behind exploitation and setting horror in ordinary, unexceptional locations and offered a template for making an " effective and lucrative " film on a " minuscule budget ".
Following the 1968 film, Romero released Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead and Survival of the Dead.
Return of the Living Dead sparked a legal battle with Romero, who believed Russo marketed his film in direct competition with Day of the Dead as a sequel to the original film.

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