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New On DVD: Birth Of The Living Dead

New this week from First Run Features is Birth of the Living Dead, a documentary directed by Robert Kuhns, about the making of Night of the Living Dead.

"In 1968 a young college drop-out named George A. Romero directed Night of the Living Dead, a low budget horror film that shocked the world, became an icon of the counterculture, and spawned a zombie industry worth billions of dollars that continues to this day.

Birth of the Living Dead shows how Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers policemen, iron workers, teachers, ad-men, housewives and a roller-rink owner to shoot a revolutionary guerrilla style film that went on to become a cinematic landmark, offering a profound insight into how our society worked in a singular time in American history."

Birth of the Living Dead is available now on DVD and Amazon Instant Video.

Inside The Walking Dead: Episode 316 - Welcome To The Tombs

The cast and crew of take us inside the making of "Welcome to the Tombs", last night's third-season finale of The Walking Dead.

"In the Season 3 finale, Rick discovers that the only way to survive the apocalypse is to be open to others."

Inside The Walking Dead: The Cast Looks Ahead

The cast and crew of The Walking Dead look back at the first half of season three and look ahead to what lies in store for them... and us... in the second half.

*** Contains spoilers for the midseason finale so wait to watch this until you've completely caught up with Episode 308, "Made To Suffer" ***

Behind The Scenes: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's "Surprise" Trailer

Director Guy Ritchie takes us behind the scenes for the making of the "Suprise" trailer for Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 featuring Robert Downey Jr., iJustine, FPS Russia, "Back in Black" from AC/DC and... of course... zombies!

And here is the full trailer:

New On DVD: The Definitive Document of the Dead

New on DVD this week from Synapse Films is The Definitive Document of the Dead, a revamped and expanded version of this aply named definitive George Romero documentary.

"George A. Romero, director of the original Night Of The Living Dead, is one of the horror genres most celebrated filmmakers. Roy Frumkes' amazing 1978 documentary Document Of The Dead was an intimate look at Romero's creative process, with an outstanding collection of interviews, effects demonstrations (courtesy of make-up artist, Tom Savini) and behind-the-scenes footage from the classic horror film, Dawn Of The Dead. 

This newly re-edited and re-mastered 2012 version of the award-winning documentary contains all-new exclusive material including additional interviews with Romero's family and friends, candid on-set footage from Two Evil Eyes, Land Of The Dead, Diary Of The Dead, Survival Of The Dead and many more surprises! The Definitive Document Of The Dead is a loving portrait of a horror legend, and a must-see for any hardcore horror fan!"

In addition to all the new content added to the re-mastered and re-edited Document of the Dead, the DVD also features an all new commentary by writer/director/producer Roy Frumkes.

Geek and Sundry Brings On The "Zombie Spider"

In the 11th episode of Written By A Kid, Geek and Sundry presents "Zombie Spider".

"Aiden tells a very special spooky story of a giant zombie spider and a mohawked boy who's out to avenge the death of his brother. "

And here's the behind the scenes peek into the making of "Zombie Spider"

The Walking Dead: Inside Episode 302 - Sick

The cast and crew of The Walking Dead take us inside "Sick", the third season's second episode that puts the group up against dangerous zombies and even more dangerous prisoners. Warning - this behind the scenes video contains SPOILERS.

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