Painful as it is to write, it may finally be time for George A. Romero to give up the dead -- or at least the undead. While it’s a treat to see the godfather of the contemporary zombie film get back to his typical visual aesthetic with Survival of the Dead
after the stylistic departure of Diary of the Dead
-- an inspired yet some might say flawed excursion into subjective cinema -- it quickly becomes apparent that the man who built his reputation on creating socially conscious shock cinema, quite sadly, doesn’t really have much new to say. Ever since Ben caught a bullet between the eyes at the end of that first long night, we’ve known that humankind can...