5 edition of Horror films of the 1990s found in the catalog.
Horror films of the 1990s
John Kenneth Muir
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||John Kenneth Muir|
|LC Classifications||PN1995.9.H6 M87 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2011018157|
Horror Films of the s Book Summary: This filmography covers more than horror films released from through The horror genre’s trends and clichés are connected to social and cultural phenomena, such as Y2K fears and the Los Angeles riots. Many critics and fans refer to the s as the decade that horror forgot, with few notable entries in the genre. Yet horror went mainstream in the ’90s by speaking to the anxieties of American youth during one of the country’s most prosperous eras.
HORROR FILMS OF THE s a 7x10 hardcover book containing pages, including over photos! This book is a must have resource and is worth every penny of it's price tag. Muir also penned the books HORROR FILMS OF THE s and HORROR FILMS OF THE s, which can both be purchased at the McFarland website as well! The Godsend: Gabrielle Beaumont: Malcolm Stoddard, Cyd Hayman, Angela Pleasence: United Kingdom The Haunting of M. Anna Thomas: Jo Scott Matthews, Nini Pitt, Isolde Cazelet United States.
Muir, John Kenneth. Horror Films of the s. Jefferson: McFarland, pp. Hardcover. ISBN $ Several critics of the horror genre, including David J. Skal, Kim Newman, and Noel Carroll, have described how it grew in popularity during the Cold War and entered the American mainstream after the desensitizing effects of television coverage of the Vietnam . This book surveys horror films from the s. From backwards psychos (Just Before Dawn) and yuppie-baiting giant rats (Of Unknown Origin), to horror franchises like Friday the 13th and Hellraiser, as well as nearly forgotten obscurities such as The Children and The Boogens, John Kenneth Muir is our informative guide through 10 macabre.
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Out of 5 stars Best Book on s Horror Films. Reviewed in the United States on Aug This filmography covers more than horror films released from through The horror genre's trends and cliches are connected to social and cultural phenomena, such as Y2K fears and the Los Angeles riots.
Popular films were about /5(13). Horror Films of the s - Kindle edition by Muir, John Kenneth. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Horror Films of the s/5(13).
Horror Films of the s book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This filmography covers more than horror films release /5. Horror films released in the s are listed in the following articles: This article includes a film-related list of : Comics, Films, Magazines, Television programs.
This filmography covers more than horror films released from through The horror genre's trends and cliches are connected to social and cultural phenomena, such as Y2K fears and the Los Angeles riots.
Popular films were about serial killers, aliens, conspiracies, and sinister "interlopers," new monsters who shambled their way into havoc.4/5(8). Sort of a half decent decade for the horror genre but the 70s and 80s were the best.
At the same time the 90s were still good and it was during my youth. Error: please try again. After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of.
75 rows Horror Films of the s. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. ISBN. Download Full Horror Films Of The s Book in PDF, EPUB, Mobi and All Ebook Format. You also can read online Horror Films Of The s and write the review about the book. John Kenneth Muir is back.
This time, the author of the acclaimed Horror Films of the s turns his attention to films from the s. From horror franchises like Friday the 13th and Hellraiser to obscurities like The Children and The Boogens, Muir is our informative guide. Muir introduces the scope of the decade's horrors, and offers a history that draws parallels between current /5(10).
rows A list of horror films released in the the success of Son of Frankenstein (). As a ‘90s kid and my first horror movie, Candyman, being a ‘90s cult classic, it was a pleasure to read a book dedicated to ‘90s horror FILMS OF THE s by John Kenneth Muir was also a pleasure reading because I think we tend to forget about other films that aren’t just Scream or Blair Witch Project.
The book doesn’t go by alphabetic order but instead goes by year. The horror films of the s overall have a bit more variety, but they are nevertheless haunted by bad storytelling. “By the s,” Muir writes, “virtually every film to come out of the Hollywood machine was flawless from a technical standpoint, even sumptuous.
Camera work is pristine. Music is evocative. The sound is impeccable. Here's my favorite line from this book: "This is the exploding head movie to see, if that recommendation carries much weight." That comment is about the movie Scanners, and can pretty much double as my review of this you're a fan of the genre, you'll enjoy this + page recap of horror movies released in the s.
The films are discussed in chronological order and are given star /5. Horror Films of the s by John Kenneth Muir,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(49).
“Easy-to-use resource on horror films as well as pop culture of the decade”—Booklist “Muir is probably the best-known, if not the best authority on contemporary horror films, and this latest edition in his ongoing series will be a welcome addition to the library of any fan of the genre the body of each entry is devoted to Muir’s excellent commentary.
Get this from a library. Horror films of the s. [John Kenneth Muir] -- "This detailed filmography surveys more than horror films that were released in the years through The horror genre's trends, clichés and patterns of the decade are connected to social. Each of the films is discussed at length with detailed credits and critical commentary.
There are six appendices: s cliches and conventions, s hall of fame, memorable ad lines, movie references in Scream, s horrors vs. The X-Files, and the Author: John Kenneth Muir.
Australian Horror Films, is an interesting book and one that hardcore horror fans may want to add to their reference library (although it IS a tad pricey for a paperback – $ for a. Description of the book "Horror Films of the s": This filmography covers more than horror films released from through The horror genre's trends and cliches are connected to social and cultural phenomena, such as Y2K fears and the Los Angeles riots.
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