the amusement park shudder

George A. Romero may be gone but his legend lives on through his body of work. And that work is still coming. The Amusement Park, a 1973 film from Romero that was never officially released, is finally coming to the masses thanks to the Shudder streaming service. Word of the film started making the rounds back in 2018, and now it’s been restored in 4K by IndieCollect, and now horror streaming service Shudder plans to release the film in North America, the UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand this summer.

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the amusement park

The Amusement Park, a long-lost 1973 film from the late George A. Romero, has just been picked up by arthouse sales company Yellow Veil Pictures. The film was recently rediscovered and restored, and is now being shopped at the Cannes Virtual Market. Yellow Veil, who worked on I Trapped The Devil, DepravedHorror Noir, and more, have the world sales rights to the film and are now looking for buyers to bring the movie to a wider audience.  Read More »

unreleased George Romero movie the amusement park

It was recently revealed than an unreleased George Romero movie from 1973 was being restored – and now we know exactly which movie it is: The Amusement Park. Writer Daniel Kraus had a chance to see the virtually unseen Romero movie recently, and came away calling it a revelation. It sounds like this isn’t just an unreleased Romero film – it’s an unreleased masterpiece. Hopefully we’ll all get to see it soon. More on The Amusement Park below.

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new blu-ray releases

(Welcome to Not Dead Yet, a feature dedicated to new Blu-ray releases and what special features you should be excited about. Because yes, some of us still like to own physical copies of our movies.)

What a great week for Blu-rays. The Criterion Collection has two must-have releases this week: Jonathan Demme‘s Silence of the Lambs and George A. Romero‘s Night of the Living Dead. Beyond that, we have The Bird With the Crystal Plumage and Re-Animator from Arrow Video, the under-seen drama Only the Brave, and the Lyndon Johnson biopic LBJ. Last but not least, we have an exclusive clip from Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Here are the new Blu-ray releases you should check out this week.

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