Horror Films - James Marriott Reviews
Description:ISBN 0753509415 / Genre: Horror / Author: James Marriott / Edition: illustrated edition / Paperback / 304 Pages / Book is published ... more
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by - written on 11/02/11 (Very useful, 98 readings)
Horror Films was written by James Marriot and published in 2004. I'm a big fan of film books like this and sometimes end up with a few duds but this one is pretty good. To Marriot, horror is the Mrs Rochester of cinema, the 'madwoman in the attic' and is a genre that 'throws up a kind of wild creativity that just isn't seen anywhere else'. The book is over 300 pages long and offers a detailed retrospective on the most salient entries in this field, taking in zombies, ghosts, chainsaw wielding lunatics, Dracula, and so on. The 20 chapters contained within look at the films the author regards to be highly influential and important in the history of horror. Each picture is . Read the complete review
by - written on 17/02/10 (Very useful, 76 readings)
What's It About? "Horror Films" is an unimaginatively titled, self-styled "step-by-step companion to horror films" produced and commissioned by Virgin Books Ltd's "Virgin Film" subgenre written by James Marriott. Marriot has also written three other Virgin travel books under the pseudonym Patrick Blackden. The book's cover features a full page single black and white still of a fang-baring, blood drooling Christopher Lee in his iconic role of Dracula. Each of the book's 20 chapters focuses on an era defining and highly influential horror film and following a list of full cast and key crew members divides its discussion up under ... Read the complete review
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