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Creature Features: The Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Movie Guide
     

Creature Features: The Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Movie Guide

by John Stanley
 

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With smash-hit films like The Blair Witch Project, The Sixth Sense, and The Phantom Menace breaking Hollywood records, it's obvious that sci-fi, fantasy and horror films are back--and bigger than ever before.

Updated to include the most recent movie mega-hits, Creature Features has it all--the shockers, schlockers, blockbusters, bombs, cult faves, rare

Overview

With smash-hit films like The Blair Witch Project, The Sixth Sense, and The Phantom Menace breaking Hollywood records, it's obvious that sci-fi, fantasy and horror films are back--and bigger than ever before.

Updated to include the most recent movie mega-hits, Creature Features has it all--the shockers, schlockers, blockbusters, bombs, cult faves, rare gems, classics, groundbreakers, gorefests, space operas, sorcery, Euro-splatter, and everything in between. From features, made-for-televsion, and straight-to-video, here are all the films you love and hate; the films you forgot about and never knew existed. Horror and science fiction fans will find films that matter and films that splatter in one critical and humorous guide.

Featuring

• Thousands of capsulized reviews

• A five-star rating system

• Hundreds of obscure and rare titles

• Video distribution informaton (including mail order)
*Cross-references to secondary titles, sequels and tricky retitlings

• And more.

Editorial Reviews

This science fiction, fantasy and horror movie guide provides an excellent survey of the genre to fans who are avid movie-watchers: chapters provide capsule reviews of thousands of films, provide a rating system and guide to obscure and rare as well as mainstream titles, and include distribution and mail order information. Outstanding.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425175170
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

John Stanley hosted the popular Creature Features TV series in the San Francisco Bay area for six years. He has covered the science fiction, fantasy, and horror scene for the San Francisco Chronicle for more than thirty years. He has interviewed dozens of superstars and genre stars.

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