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Universal Studios Monsters

Author : Michael Mallory
ISBN : 9780789318961
Genre : Performing Arts
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Pays homage to golden-era horror films, including features on famous characters, behind-the-scenes photographs, and coverage of the sequels to classics such as "Dracula" and "Creature from the Black Lagoon."

Cinemassacres A Tribute To Forrest J Ackerman

Author : David Boyer
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A collection of celebrity interviews in homage to Famous Monsters of Filmland editor Forry Ackerman, including Joe Moe, Dr. Mangor, Fred Olen Ray, Count Gore Devol, Lucy Hell, Don Calfa, Jason Paul Collum, and Sara Karloff, with an introduction by the late Ingrid Pitt.

The Dread Of Difference

Author : Barry Keith Grant
ISBN : 9781477302422
Genre : Performing Arts
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"The Dread of Difference is a classic. Few film studies texts have been so widely read and so influential. It's rarely on the shelf at my university library, so continuously does it circulate. Now this new edition expands the already comprehensive coverage of gender in the horror film with new essays on recent developments such as the Hostel series and torture porn. Informative and enlightening, this updated classic is an essential reference for fans and students of horror movies."—Stephen Prince, editor of The Horror Film and author of Digital Visual Effects in Cinema: The Seduction of Reality "An impressive array of distinguished scholars . . . gazes deeply into the darkness and then forms a Dionysian chorus reaffirming that sexuality and the monstrous are indeed mated in many horror films."—Choice "An extremely useful introduction to recent thinking about gender issues within this genre."—Film Theory

Essential Horror Movies

Author : Michael Mallory
ISBN : 9780789329424
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The definitive book for fans of monster movies, slasher films, and cult classics. Would you dare to come face-to-face with the most terrifying vampires, monsters, zombies, and psychos of all time? They and their movies are all here in this lavishly (and terrifyingly) illustrated volume of the greatest, scariest, and most influential fright films. From such silent masterpieces as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) to such Golden Era classics as Dracula (1931); from such richly colored shockers as House of Wax (1953) to such groundbreaking independent thrillers as Night of the Living Dead (1968); and including modern horrors from Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, and the Blair Witch series, Essential Horror Movies chronicles a century's worth of cinematic terror. Behind-the-scenes anecdotes, trivia, and photos complete the story of these essential motion pictures. Anyone who has ever loved to be scared by a truly great masterpiece of terror--or even a film that strives for nothing more than to provide an audience with spooky, corny fun--will find Essential Horror Movies a necessary addition to their personal library.

Vuckovic S Horror Miscellany

Author : Jovanka Vuckovic
ISBN : 9781781571347
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From 'Frankenstein' and 'Dracula' to 'Night of the Living Dead' and 'The Omen', this grisly grimoire conjures up ghouls, demons and all manner of things that go bump in the night. Crammed with endless facts, trivia, and stories about every aspect of horror-from 1950s EC Comics and TV series 'The Twilight Zone'; to the music of Black Sabbath and Japanese horror films-this little gem of spookiness is guaranteed to keep readers up all night. Intriguing insights into the lives and work of classic horror writers like H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Clive Barker, and Stephen King are complemented by fascinating behind-the-scenes peeks into the productions of 'Psycho', 'The Thing', and 'Halloween'. Vuckovic's many authoritative lists include: The Top 13 Vampire Films; Scariest Horror Video Games; and The Best Horror Movie Taglines: " The good news is your date is here! The bad news is ... he's dead!" revealing humor in the horror. 'Vuckovic's Horror Miscellany' is the ideal present for 'The Walking Dead' and 'World War Z' fan in your life. Just don't read it alone!

The Horror Film

Author : Stephen Prince
ISBN : 0813533635
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In this volume, Stephen Prince has collected essays reviewing the history of the horror film and the psychological reasons for its persistent appeal, as well as discussions of the developmental responses of young adult viewers and children to the genre. The book focuses on recent postmodern examples such as The Blair Witch Project. In a daring move, the volume also examines Holocaust films in relation to horror. Part One features essays on the silent and classical Hollywood eras. Part Two covers the postWorld War II era and discusses the historical, aesthetic, and psychological characteristics of contemporary horror films. In contrast to horror during the classical Hollywood period, contemporary horror features more graphic and prolonged visualizations of disturbing and horrific imagery, as well as other distinguishing characteristics. Princes introduction provides an overview of the genre, contextualizing the readings that follow. Stephen Prince is professor of communications at Virginia Tech. He has written many film books, including Classical Film Violence: Designing and Regulating Brutality in Hollywood Cinema, 19301968, and has edited Screening Violence, also in the Depth of Field Series.

The Art Of Krampus

Author : Michael Mallory
ISBN : 1608876535
Genre : Performing Arts
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In Alpine folklore, Krampus is a fearsome horned figure who punishes naughty children during the Christmas season, just as Saint Nick rewards those who behave. Writer-director Michael Dougherty (Trick ‘r’ Treat, Superman Returns, X2) brings this iconic figure to life in a modern-day horror comedy set against the perfect suburban holiday celebration. The Art of Krampus takes a look at how this terrifying character inspired the filmmaker and Legendary Pictures to create a movie that captures the dark side of the holidays. With fascinating concept art and unit photography showcasing the most thrilling, suspenseful, and dramatic moments of the movie alongside insightful commentary from the cast and crew, this deluxe coffee-table book details all that went into crafting Dougherty’s eagerly-awaited Yuletide offering. Visually stunning and comprehensive, The Art of Krampus will be the perfect holiday gift for horror, fantasy, and film enthusiasts.

Merchants Of Menace

Author : Richard Nowell
ISBN : 9781623563943
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Even though horror has been a key component of media output for almost a century, the genre's industrial character remains under explored and poorly understood. Merchants of Menace: The Business of Horror Cinema responds to a major void in film history by shedding much-needed new light on the economic dimensions of one of the world's most enduring audiovisual forms. Given horror cuts across budgetary categories, industry sectors, national film cultures, and media, Merchants of Menace also promises to expand understandings of the economics of cinema generally. Covering 1930-present, this groundbreaking collection boasts fourteen original chapters from world-leading experts taking as their focus such diverse topics as early zombie pictures, post-WWII chillers, Civil Rights-Era marketing, Hollywood literary adaptations, Australian exploitation, "torture-porn" Auteurs, and twenty-first-century remakes.

The Monster Movies Of Universal Studios

Author : James L. Neibaur
ISBN : 9781442278172
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In 1931 Universal Studios released Dracula starring Bela Lugosi. This box office success was followed by a string of films featuring macabre characters and chilling atmospherics, including Frankenstein, The Mummy, and The Invisible Man. With each new film, Universal established its place in the Hollywood firmament as the leading producer of horror films, a status it enjoyed for more than twenty years. In The Monster Movies of Universal Studios, James L. Neibaur examines the key films produced by the studio from the early 1930s through the mid-1950s. In each entry, the author recounts the movie’s production, provides critical commentary, considers the film’s commercial reception, and offers an overall assessment of the movie’s significance. Neibaur also examines the impact these films had on popular culture, an influence that resonates in the cinema of fear today. From the world premiere of Dracula to the 1956 release of The Creature Walks among Us, Universal excelled at scaring viewers of all ages—and even elicited a few chuckles along the way by pitting their iconic creatures against the comedic pair of Abbott and Costello. The Monster Movies of Universal Studios captures the thrills of these films, making this book a treat for fans of the golden age of horror cinema.

Marvel S The Black Widow Creating The Avenging Super Spy

Author : Michael Mallory
ISBN : 1608879828
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Explore the greatest art from five decades of Marvel’s Black Widow comics with this deluxe art book. Having first appeared as an enemy of Tony Stark in the pages of Tales of Suspense #52 in 1964, Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, has gone on to become one of Marvel Comics’ best-loved characters and a key member of the Avengers. Fearless, deadly, and unstoppable, Black Widow is known for her formidable espionage skills as well as her crimson hair and iconic costume. This deluxe book will explore the creation and evolution of the character through interviews with the writers and artists who brought her to life over the last fifty years, plus a jaw-dropping selection of art that showcases why she is one of the most dynamic characters in the Marvel Comics Universe.

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