From Night to Day: Nihilism and the Living Dead

Film and Philosophy 3:138-143 (1996)
Upon its release in 1968, George Romero's Night of the Living Dead was attacked by many critics as an exploitative low budget film of questionable moral value. I argue in this paper that Night of the Living Dead is indeed nihilistic, but in a deeper philosophical sense than the critics had in mind.
Keywords Nihilism  Film and Philosophy  Horror
Categories (categorize this paper)
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
Download options
PhilPapers Archive John Marmysz, From Night to Day: Nihilism and the Living Dead
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
J. Jeremy Wisnewski (2009). What We Owe the Dead. Journal of Applied Philosophy 26 (1):54-70.
Ashley Woodward (2002). Nihilism and the Postmodern in Vattimo's Nietzsche. Minerva - An Internet Journal of Philosophy 6:51-67.

Monthly downloads

Added to index


Total downloads

319 ( #7,362 of 1,939,032 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

110 ( #1,774 of 1,939,032 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature

Start a new thread
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.