The 1990 version of this 1968 George Romero production begins almost exactly as its predecessor: with a shot of a car driving along a winding, deserted road. An extended voiceover offers one of the original film's most memorable lines--"They're coming to get you, Barbara."--and
establishes Barbara (Patricia Tallman) and Johnnie (Bill Mosley) as the squabbling siblings on their way to visit their mother's grave in an isolated cemetery. It all seems like an elaborate homage to Romero's very low-budget, very creepy original, but it's not...not exactly. Directed by makeup
artist Tom Savini, a longtime Romero collaborator who created the ground-breaking splatter effects...