Conventions

Walker Stalker Convention

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I went to the first Walker Stalker Convention which is mainly a convention dedicated to the TV series The Walking Dead. I’m a fan of the show but my real desire to go to the convention, at least for one day (I ended up going on Sunday), was to meet two guests specifically. One of the greatest make up effects artists in the industry is Greg Nicotero of KNB Effects who not only supervises the effects of The Walking Dead, and is one of the executive producers, plus has directed several episodes, but has done the effects for so many films over the last 29 years. I have wanted to meet him for the longest time. He started out as a protege of the great Tom Savini. One of his first films assisting Tom was George Romero’s Day Of The Dead. I couldn’t pass the chance to meet him and […]

Halloween Horror Movie Challenge

Halloween Horror Movie Challenge Day Eight

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And today’s question is: Day Eight – What is your favorite zombie film? DAY OF THE DEAD (1985) d: George A. Romero I have to clarify again that I am trying not to repeat titles. So if one movie fits another question better then I am going with my runner up as is the case here. If you know me then you know what my normal choice would be but that is only because that film will be showing up later and in a more appropriate question for me. That being said, I am not by any means settling on the genius that is ‘Day Of The Dead’. It might be my runner up but it is by no means any slouch in its brilliance. In fact, I saw ‘Day Of The Dead’ before I saw ‘Night Of The Living Dead’ or ‘Dawn Of The Dead’. So it has always […]