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Horror films faq, John Kenneth Muir, (ebook)

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Horror films faq
Title
Horror films faq
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John Kenneth Muir
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eng
Summary
Horror Films FAQ explores a century of ghoulish and grand horror cinema, gazing at the different characters, situations, settings, and themes featured in the horror film, from final girls, monstrous bogeymen, giant monsters and vampires to the recent torture porn and found footage formats. The book remembers the J-Horror remake trend of the 2000s, and examines the oft-repeated slasher format popularized by John Carpenter's Halloween (1978) and Friday the 13th (1980). After an introduction positioning the horror film as an important and moral voice in the national dialogue, the book explores the history of horror decade by decade, remembering the women's liberation horrors of the 1970s, the rubber reality films of the late 1980s, the serial killers of the 1990s, and the xenophobic terrors of the 9/11 age. Horror Films FAQ also asks what it means when animals attack in such films as The Birds (1963) or Jaws (1975), and considers the moral underpinnings of rape-and-revenge movies, such as I Spit on Your Grave (1978) and Irreversible (2002). The book features numerous photographs from the author's extensive personal archive, and also catalogs the genre's most prominent directors
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Midwest
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Muir, John Kenneth
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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adult
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Horror films faq, John Kenneth Muir, (ebook)
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9781480366817
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11501199
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11501199
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MWT11501199
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Horror films faq, John Kenneth Muir, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480366817
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11501199
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11501199
System control number
MWT11501199
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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