Following the successful Universal Studios Monsters: A Legacy of Horror and Zombies in Film, Essential Horror Movies is the perfect gift for anyone interested in monster movies, slasher films, or cult classics–with its complete look at one of the cinema’s most enduring genres. Like Universal Studios Monsters in depth of content, format, and price, this volume is ideal for serious students of film, or those who just love the thrill of a good, scary movie. From the German Expressionism of the 1910s to today’s cinema verite style of nightmares, this definitive, lavishly illustrated volume offers a comprehensive overview of the horror film genre from its beginnings to the present day. Hundreds of photos, many of them frighteningly rare, complete the story of pop culture’s most terrifying corner.
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Michael Mallory is an internationally recognized authority on 20th-century pop culture. He is the author of Universal Studios Monsters: A Legacy of Horror, X-Men: The Characters and Their Universe, and The Science Fiction Universe . . . and Beyond, among other books, and more than 700 newspaper, magazine, and online articles about film and animation. Mallory has also contributed commentaries for major studio DVD sets.