Excerpt: The good folks over at Shudder are giving audiences everywhere a chance to finally watch The Amusement Park, Romero’s haunting depiction of the horrors and humiliations that befall the elderly when society deems them excess to requirements. And while The Amusement Park might not feature as much graphic violence and gore as some of Romero’s other movies, that doesn’t make it any less terrifying.
Excerpt: When you think you’re going to get a straightforward educational video but you hire George Romero for the project and wind up instead with a hellish nightmare. That’s exactly how The Amusement Park came into existence.
Excerpt: The mismatch between message and messenger is precisely what makes ‘The Amusement Park’ fresh and fascinating. Making its point efficiently in under an hour, anyone with an interest in George Romero, experimental horror, or obscure cinematic oddities will want to put this ambitious little curiosity on their bucket list.