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Horror Films
     

Horror Films

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by James Marriott
 

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From the slasher icons of Jason, Freddy, and Leatherface and the slick horror of Alien, Scream, and The Ring to the cult classics of Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Mummy, horror has earned its place in the movie-going psyche, with many of the key films spawning numerous copycats. This book analyzes the definitive works and

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From the slasher icons of Jason, Freddy, and Leatherface and the slick horror of Alien, Scream, and The Ring to the cult classics of Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Mummy, horror has earned its place in the movie-going psyche, with many of the key films spawning numerous copycats. This book analyzes the definitive works and the most influential directors of the genre over the last 50 years—from silent Expressionist classics to Hollywood scream queens—looking at the themes and impact of the genre on both the movie-making industry and audiences the world over. Such categories are included as directors, cast, soundtrack, critical reception and marketing. as well as information on the inspiration behind the films, their impact on the industry and the public, and the tales that often surrounded their production and release.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780753512531
Publisher:
Virgin Books
Publication date:
09/18/2007
Series:
Virgin Film Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

James Marriott is the author of Tourist Trap, Danger Down Under, and My Bloody Valentine, all written as Patrick Blackden.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I havent watched it i just want to be the first to write so good-bye