Ahead of Its Time: Why The Crazies Was Too Provocative for Critics

The Crazies Critics were not ready for this film in the 70s

George A. Romero’s 1973 horror thriller The Crazies is a severely underappreciated film. When I first saw the movie years ago, I was struck by Romero’s visionary style and use of the horror genre to provide social commentary. However, mainstream critics at the time completely missed the mark in their reviews. They panned the film as a gory B-movie schlockfest and showed no understanding of Romero’s deeper themes or indie filmmaking sensibilities.  Watching the film … Read The Full Article