Horror!: The Definitive Companion to the Most Terrifying Movies Ever Made

Horror!: The Definitive Companion to the Most Terrifying Movies Ever Made

by James Marriott, Kim Newman
     
 
From Frankenstein to Peeping Tom, the imaginative flair of the horror film has always shocked and delighted viewers. Packed with images of the most terrifying scenes in cinema history, this fully updated volume—with reviews right up to 2013—traces the genre decade by decade, providing a witty and informative critique of more than 300 movies

Overview

From Frankenstein to Peeping Tom, the imaginative flair of the horror film has always shocked and delighted viewers. Packed with images of the most terrifying scenes in cinema history, this fully updated volume—with reviews right up to 2013—traces the genre decade by decade, providing a witty and informative critique of more than 300 movies from all around the world, and TV series, too. A team of seasoned, top horror experts leads the way with authority, humor, and encyclopedic knowledge, making this a superb guide for both die-hard and new horror fans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780973913
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
08/06/2013
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


James Marriott has written about horror films in a full-length study, Horror Films (Virgin Books), which was selected by the Times as one of their film books of 2004, a series of essays for Creation Books, and articles for magazines and websites including cult periodical Headpress ('Essential reading” —Fortean Times).  
Kim Newman is a novelist, critic, and broadcaster. His fiction includes The Night Mayor (Carroll & Graf); Anno Dracula (Titan Books); Life's Lottery (Pocket Books); Back in the USSA, with Eugene Byrne (Mark V. Ziesing); and The Man From the Diogenes Club (Monkeybrain). His nonfiction books include Nightmare Movies (Bloomsbury USA); Ghastly Beyond Belief, with Neil Gaiman (Arrow Books Ltd); Horror: 100 Best Books, with Stephen Jones (Carroll & Graf); The BFI Companion to Horror; Millennium Movies (Titan); and the BFI Classics studies of Cat People and Doctor Who.

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