Watch the new movie trailer for George A. Romero’s Diary of the Dead, the latest “sequel” in his Night of the Living Dead series. This latest picture looks like more of a re-imagining than a sequel, as it is about a bunch of young people who witness the beginning of zombies coming back to life (whereas Land of the Dead was a continuation from his previous films).
Frankly, Diary of the Dead doesn’t look all that good. I mean, it’s hard to really mess up a zombie picture, but Romero’s decision to go with a Blair Witch hand held camera approach isn’t the greatest. After all, who would run around with a camera the whole time? Basically, compared to some of the more exciting zombie films that have come out in recent years, Romero’s takes on the zombie franchise are starting to look old. He should quick while he is still regarded as “the master of zombie movies”.
Here’s the movie trailer for George A. Romero’s Diary of the Dead: