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Horror films of the 1990s

John Kenneth Muir

Horror films of the 1990s

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Horror films

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Kenneth Muir
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H6 M87 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24853330M
    ISBN 109780786440122
    LC Control Number2011018157


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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).

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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.

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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 Horror films of the 1990s book 80s were the best. At the same time the 90s were still good and it was during my youth.

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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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The 30 Best Horror Films Of The s Based on a book by A sparklingly clever soft reboot of the “Nightmare On Elm Street” series that put Craven on the horror A-list. - A collection of cover art and photographs of s horror novels, including a few from the s and 90s, too.

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Here are the best teen horror films released from the year The meta-horror/whodunit film, Scream (), completely changed the landscape for teen horror films in the 90s and directly inspired many of the films below. The subgerene mostly died out.

Best Horror Movies of All Time – s / s / s / s / s For many, this decade often gets the bad rap of being a weak period for the Author: Meagan Navarro.

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.

The s Teen Horror Cycle: Final Girls and a New Hollywood Formula shakes out the puzzle pieces of s teen-focused horror and artfully arranges them to form a cohesive picture – one that looks dramatically different from what’s just shown on the box.

If you’ve ever celebrated films like Scream while lamenting relentless horror franchises, if you have any opinions about Final Girls. 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.

No longer were films made on low budgets Brand: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers. Movies Quiz / Horror Films of the '90s Random Movies or Horror Movies Quiz How many of these s horror flicks can you name.

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Top Quizzes Today. Alexandra West, author of the new book The s Teen Horror Cycle: Final Girls and a New Hollywood Formula, introduces The Faculty on Saturday, July 28 as part of TIFF Cinematheque Special Screenings. In the hallowed decade of the ’90s, as the success of films like Clueless, Empire Records, Romeo + Juliet and She’s All That revealed the existence of a young audience hungry for.

The s and s were stuffed with extreme camp, sequels, remakes, and mostly unoriginal horror movie-making, aside from the occasional Author: Brady Langmann. s kids anthology shows Goosebumps and Are You Afraid of the Dark.

always get compared, but which did its job of scaring the audience better. Despite most horror films being rated R, and most horror TV shows being aimed at adults, that doesn't mean horror fans can't develop their taste for the macabre at a young age.

“Braindead” () We may now know Peter Jackson as the man who’s made a mint off turning J.R.R. Tolkien’s books into blockbuster gold, but it’s easy to forget that his early movies are gloriously deranged, stomach-churning stuff: the kind of balls-out fare for which the term “midnight movie” was invented.

“Braindead,” known as “Dead Author: Oliver Lyttelton. THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI () Considered the first real horror movie, this German Expressionist classic about a madman (Werner Krauss) and his sleepwalking slave, Cesare (Conrad Veidt), is Author: Arnold T.

Blumberg. Since Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors inAmicus had been crafting a series of much-loved anthology horror films. Tales from the Crypt is arguably the better known, but the best is this, the seventh and final entry in the series. The obligatory comedy episode gets in the way as they always do, but the rest form a fine collection of macabre.

Horror movies of the s are a vastly motley crew of winner is a sea of aimless mediocrity. Of course, everything would change in the s following 9/11, the found footage revolution, the J-Horror trend, and the nihilistic brutality of genre films produced in Europe.

The s may have released plenty of horror movies that were popular with mass audiences, but it is not remembered as one of the genre's strongest decades. Author: Dan Auty.In the acknowledgement page of THE S TEEN HORROR CYCLE: FINAL GIRLS AND A NEW HOLLYWOOD FORMULA, Alexandra West mentions the way that SCREAM affected her love of horror, how watching Ghostface slash his way through the teens of Woodsboro while on his mission to kill Sidney Prescott cemented her love for a genre that had begun to worm its way into her heart.