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The Frightfest Guide To Exploitation Movies

Author : Alan Jones
ISBN : 1903254876
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World renowned film critic Alan Jones takes you on a startling tour through the extremes of the exploitation movie's Golden Era of 1935-1985. With an introduction by Combat Shock writer/director Buddy Giovinazzo, The FrightFest Guide to Exploitation Movies fully captures the range of the entire exploitation spectrum. Enter, if you dare, into the sordid, sleazy underworld of Z-studio slime and punishment, where orgies of the dead, cesspools of vice and shameless desires featured tantalising titles, lurid artowrk, daring advertising campaigns and overblown hype.

Nightmare Usa

Author : Stephen Thrower
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123375268
Genre : Music
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From Quentin Tarantino (Kill Bill) to Eli Roth (Hostel), the young guns of modern Hollywood just can't get enough of that exploitation film high. That's because, between 1970 and 1985, American Exploitation movies went berserk. Nightmare USA is the reader's guide to what lies beyond the mainstream of American horror, dispelling the shadows to meet the men and women behind 15 years of screen terror: The Exploitation Independents! Ranging from cult favourites like I Drink Your Blood to stylish mind-benders like Messiah of Evil.


Author : Phil Russell
ISBN : 1533468486
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From the shocking and controversial, to the banned and censored, scary or just plain weird, CINEMAGEDDON takes readers on a guided tour of a century of horror and cult cinema. Compiled from previous volumes - Beyond the Darkness, Shock Movies, and Phenomena - along with more than a hundred new reviews that haven't appeared anywhere else, this book offers 950 reviews in total, covering everything from mainstream hits to lurid underground shockers, and everything in between. Includes 'video nasties,' torture porn, out-of-print VHS, vigilantes, mutants, body horror, vampires, ultra-violence, perversities, true crime, aliens, psychotic women, slasher movies, mad doctors, Nazisploitation, satire, possessions, Satanic cults, serial killers, killer bugs, killer kids, killer cops and killer clowns, interlopers, psychopaths, cannibals, rape-revenge, zombies, gialli, pandemics, excessive gore, pseudo-snuff, haunted houses, documentaries, TV terrors, monsters of all shapes and sizes, demons, curses, home invasions, apocalypse, mass murders, backwoods horrors, and other assorted maniacs. Also included are details of actors, directors and other key personnel, details of censorship hassles, constant cross-referencing to put the films in context within their particular sub-genres, and the availability of uncut materials. Six years in the making, and presented on large-format, double-columned pages, no film fan's bookshelf is complete without CINEMAGEDDON...

The Finisher

Author : David Baldacci
ISBN : 9781447263012
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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In The Finisher, bestselling author David Baldacci's first young adult adventure, a young girl is faced with an enormous mystery that could change her world completely. Welcome to Wormwood: a place where curiosity is discouraged and no one has ever left. Until one girl, Vega Jane, discovers a map that suggests a mysterious world beyond the walls. A world with possibilities and creatures beyond her imagining. But she will be forced to fight for her freedom. And unravelling the truth may cost Vega her life. Wrapped in magic and mystery, The Finisher is the start of an enthralling series for young adult readers from the Sunday Times bestselling author, as you've never seen him before.

Horror Films Of The 1980s

Author : John Kenneth Muir
ISBN : 9780786455010
Genre : Performing Arts
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John Kenneth Muir is back! This time, the author of the acclaimed Horror Films of the 1970s turns his attention to 300 films from the 1980s. 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 events and the nightmares unfolding on cinema screens. Each of the 300 films is discussed with detailed credits, a brief synopsis, a critical commentary, and where applicable, notes on the film's legacy beyond the 80s. Also included is the author's ranking of the 15 best horror films of the 80s.

Beyond Terror

Author : Stephen Thrower
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028977978
Genre : Performing Arts
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Italy's Master of the Macabre Lucio Fulci is celebrated in this lavishly illustrated in-depth study of his extraordinary films. Most famous for his groundbreaking gore film Zombie, Fulci built up a fanatical following, all of whom need to own this, the ultimate testament to `The Godfather of Gore'. We have scoured the Earth to find the most stunning, rare and eye-catching Fulci images. Everything worth seeing is here. This is a truly beautiful book, and huge appendices make this volume essential for all fans of the Italian horror movie scene.

House Of Psychotic Women

Author : Kier-La Janisse
ISBN : 1903254698
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"House of Psychotic Women is an autobiographical exploration of female neurosis in horror and exploitation films. Anecdotes and memories interweave with film history, criticism, trivia and confrontational imagery to create a reflective personal history and examination of female madness, both onscreen and off."--Publisher description.

The Psychotronic Video Guide To Film

Author : Michael Weldon
ISBN : 0312131496
Genre : Performing Arts
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Catalogs a variety of sensationalist, low-budget, grade-B movies, including horror, science fiction, Blaxploitation, porn, and spaghetti westerns

Euro Gothic Classics Of Continental Horror Cinema

Author : Jonathan Rigby
ISBN : 0957648154
Genre : Performing Arts
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A DETAILED STUDY OF THE CLASSICS OF CONTINENTAL HORROR CINEMA! From the Expressionist reveries of the Weimar Republic to the transgressive nightmares smuggled past the Franco regime, via surrealist Gallic fever-dreams and psychedelic shockers from Cinecitt�, Jonathan Rigby brings his incisive scrutiny to bear on more than 100 key films, starting in the aftermath of World War I and winding up with the video revolution of the early 1980s.

Universal Studios Monsters

Author : Michael Mallory
ISBN : 0789318962
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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."

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