Blu-Ray & DVD George A. Romero’s ‘Night of the Living Dead’ 4K Restoration (UK) Blu-Ray is Now Up for Pre-Order! Published 1 year ago on November 30, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet George A. Romero’s 1968 zombie classic Night of the Living Dead is finally getting an awesome 4K restoration releases on Blu-Ray in the UK via Sony Pictures Home Ent’s Criterion Collection label. The film hits shelves on February 19, 2018. Head down to check out the amazing artwork and bonus features, including a pre-order link right here! George A. Romero’s terrifying classic, the movie that invented the zombie genre, in a stunning new 4K restoration. Shot outside Pittsburgh on a shoestring budget by a band of filmmakers determined to make their mark, Night of the Living Dead, directed by horror master GEORGE A. ROMERO, is one of the great stories of independent cinema: a midnight hit turned box-office smash that became one of the most influential films of all time. A deceptively simple tale of a group of strangers trapped in a farmhouse who find themselves fending off a horde of recently dead, flesh-eating ghouls, Romero’s claustrophobic vision of a late-1960s America literally tearing itself apart rewrote the rules of the horror genre, combined gruesome gore with acute social commentary, and quietly broke ground by casting a black actor (DUANE JONES) in its lead role. Stark, haunting, and more relevant than ever, Night of the Living Dead is back, in a new 4K restoration. Synopsis: “Judith O’Dea and Russell Streiner star in this classic horror by George A. Romero. When brother and sister Johnny and Barbra (Streiner and O’Dea) go to visit their father’s grave, Barbra is terrified for her life when Johnny is killed by a flesh-eating zombie. As she escapes to a nearby farmhouse Barbra discovers other desperate individuals who are preparing to do battle with the undead.” SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE: New 4K digital restoration, supervised by director George A. Romero, co-screenwriter John A. Russo, sound engineer Gary R. Streiner, and producer Russell W. Streiner New restoration of the monaural soundtrack, supervised by Romero and Gary R. Streiner, and presented uncompressed Night of Anubis, a never-before-presented work-print edit of the film New program featuring filmmakers Frank Darabont, Guillermo del Toro, and Robert Rodriguez Never-before-seen 16 mm dailies reel New program featuring Russo about the commercial and industrial-film production company where key Night of the Living Dead filmmakers got their start Two audio commentaries from 1994, featuring Romero, Russo, producer Karl Hardman, actor Judith O’Dea, and more Archival interviews with Romero and actors Duane Jones and Judith Ridley New programs about the editing, the score, and directing ghouls New interviews with Gary R. Streiner and Russel W. Streiner Trailer, radio spots, and TV spots PLUS: An essay by critic Stuart Klawans You can pre-order the 4K Blu-Ray release of Night of the Living Dead from Amazon.co.uk. Related Topics:Gary R. StreinerGeorge A. RomeroJohn A. RussoJudith O'DeaKarl HardmanNight Of The Living DeadRussell W. 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