the frightfest guide to exploitation movies

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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.

Frightfest Guide

Author : Alan Jones
ISBN : 1903254892
Genre : Exploitation films
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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.

Bold Daring Shocking True

Author : Eric Schaefer
ISBN : 0822323745
Genre : Performing Arts
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A social and cultural history of exploitation films, which were produced on the fringes of Hollywood and often dealt with subjects forbidden by the Production Code.

The Art Of The B Movie Poster

Author : Adam Newell
ISBN : 1584236221
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Exploding off the page with over 1,000 of the best examples of exploitation, grindhouse, and pulp film poster design comes The Art of the B Movie Poster, a collection of incredible posters from low-budget films from the 1940s, 50s, 60s, and 70s. Once relegated to the underground and midnight movie circuit, these films and their bombastic advertisements are experiencing a surge of mainstream popularity driven by fans appreciative of the artistic skill, distinctive aesthetic, and unabashed sensationalism they relied on to make a profit, with the quality of the poster often far surpassing that of the film itself. The book celebrates this tradition with sections divided into "moral panic" films, action, horror, sci-fi, and of course, sex, each introduced with short essays by genre experts such as Kim Newman, Eric Schaffer, Simon Sheridan, Vern, and author Stephen Jones, winner of the Horror Writer's Association 2015 Bram Stoker Award for Non-Fiction. Edited by Adam Newell and featuring an introduction by author and filmmaker Pete Tombs, The Art of the B Movie Poster is a loving tribute to the artwork and artists that brought biker gangs, jungle girls, James Bond rip-offs and reefer heads to life for audiences around the world.

Horror Movie Freak

Author : Don Sumner
ISBN : 9781440215636
Genre : Performing Arts
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You'll scream with delight while reading this fun and engaging book that discusses fright flicks all horror fans need to see to ascend to the level of a true Horror Freak —from classics (Dracula and Psycho) to modern movies (Drag Me to Hell) and lesser-known gems (Dog Soldiers). Movies are divided into various categories including Asian horror, beginners, homicidal slashers, supernatural thrillers, and zombie invasion. Features more than 130 movies, 250+ photos of movie stills and posters, and a chapter on remakes and reimaginings. The book also includes the DVD of George A. Romero's original 1968 version of "Night of the Living Dead."


Author : Clive Davies
ISBN : 1900486911
Genre : Cult films
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This book is an ambitious, exhaustive and utterly obsessive attempt to make sense of over a century of exploitation & cult cinema, and how that has interacted with the mainstream. Arnold Schwarzenegger went from being 'Hercules in New York' to Governor of the wealthiest U.S. State! Ronald Reagan once starred alongside Bozo the Chimp before he became the ruler of the free world. Millions flock to see the blockbuster likes of 'The Avengers' and 'The Dark Knight Rises', sophisticated and ridiculously expensive upgrades of low-budget movies and serials once considered strictly for comic-reading kids. 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' stormed the arthouses and 'Kill Bill' was an unlikley smash around the world, but neither improved on more obscure yet amazing Hong Kong and Taiwanese wuxia and kung fu movies, and who would settle for dull Uma Thurman when you could have Meiko Kaji as 'Lady Snowblood'?

Heavy Metal Movies

Author : Mike McPadden
ISBN : 1935950061
Genre : Music
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The head writer for the website Mr. Skin offers a detailed guide to movie scenes that feature heavy metal music performances or characters who embody the spirit of the music including concert and performance films, documentaries, cult films and horror movies. Original.

Italian Crime Filmography 1968 1980

Author : Roberto Curti
ISBN : 9780786469765
Genre : Performing Arts
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"In 1970s Italy, crime films were the most popular, profitable and controversial genre. The product of a country plagued with violence, political tensions and armed struggle, these films managed to capture and convey the widespread anxiety and anger in their tales. This book includes all the crime films produced in Italy between 1968 and 1980"--

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.

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