★★★☆☆ USA. 1h32m. Horror. Directed by Tom Savini. Written by George A. Romero (screenplay) and John Russo, George A. Romero (original screenplay). Cinematography by Frank Prinzi. Edited by Tom Dubensky. Music by Paul McCollough. Starring Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles, McKee Anderson, William Butler, Katie Finneran, Bill Moseley, Heather Mazur, Russell Streiner.
A remake of George A. Romero’s 1968 horror film of the same name. Romero rewrote the screenplay he had originally co-authored. Savini was initially hired to perform the special effects, but was persuaded to direct by Romero. Savini was drawn to the remake because he was unavailable to do special effects on the original.