By Ray Pride Pride@moviecitynews.com

“When all these people started to write about ‘Night of the Living Dead’ as if it were ‘essential American cinema,’ first of all, I was going to bed puzzled. I didn’t think I was a good filmmaker in that way, and I felt a lot of the high talk of it being a super-political film was an exaggeration at best and maybe not deserved. It was only during shooting of the second film, I realized this could be a shtick, a franchise, and that I had a real obligation, beyond just making a sequel, to do snapshots of the time, and it could become more of a chronicle.”

“When all these people started to write about Night of the Living Dead as if it were ‘essential American cinema,’ first of all, I was going to bed puzzled. I didn’t think I was a good filmmaker in that way, and I felt a lot of the high talk of it being a super-political film was an exaggeration at best and maybe not deserved. It was only during shooting of the second film, I realized this could be a shtick, a franchise, and that I had a real obligation, beyond just making a sequel, to do snapshots of the time, and it could become more of a chronicle.”

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