Monkey Shines ★★★


It’s lesser Romero, yet I don’t think such a claim damages the movie too badly as it works with the sort of grand ideas and satire that cemented Romero’s status as one of the King’s of Horror Cinema with your Craven’s, Carpenter’s and Cronenberg’s. Plus seeing his work released in such fine quality will always be an event for your horror faithful. Speaking of, in the extras there is a making-of optioned from the American Shout! Factory release. Romero himself features on this documentary and it was only in that moment that it truly sank in how much I miss one of the most interesting fixtures of 20th Century Cinema and his almost as iconic thick, black-rimmed glasses.