Madman Opens Romero's Diary
By: Craig Villinger on November 17, 2008  |  Comments ()  |  Share 
Zombie master George A. Romero returns to his indie roots with Diary of the Dead, which will be released as a rental disc through Madman's Asylum label on December 3.

In Diary of the Dead, a group of film students are on location in the woods when the dead start coming back to life, and as the zombie crisis escalates they decide to document the real-life horrors happening around them…

As well as an anamorphic 1.78:1 transfer and 5.1 sound the disc will be stocked with extras features including:  

  • "Master of the Dead" - interview with George A. Romero with foreword by producers.
  • "Speak of the Dead" - George A. Romero looks back on his career and his influences.
  • "Into The Camera" - meet the cast in the film.
  • "You Look Dead!" - a documentary on the make-up FX.
  • "A New Spin on Death" - a look into the visual FX of the film.
  • "A World Gone Mad" - delve into the cinematography and design of the film.
  • "Character Confessionals" - never-before-seen footage from the characters in the film.
  • "Familiar Voices" - discover the famous voices that were used in the background of the film.
  • "The Roots" - interview with George A. Romero.
  • "The First Week" - a filmmaker takes us through the first week of DIARY production.
  • Original Trailer.
  • Stills Gallery.

Read our review of the Region 1 disc here.

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