Tag: Horror

The Laughing Dead The Horror-Comedy Film from Bride of Frankenstein to Zombieland


The Laughing Dead: The Horror-Comedy Film from Bride of Frankenstein to Zombieland By Cynthia J. Miller (editor), A. Bowdoin Van Riper (editor)
2016 | 298 Pages | ISBN: 1442268328 | PDF | 5 MB
Hybrid films that straddle more than one genre are not unusual. But when seemingly incongruous genres are mashed together, such as horror and comedy, filmmakers often have to tread carefully to produce a cohesive, satisfying work. Though they date as far back as James Whale’s Bride of Frankenstein (1935), horror-comedies have only recently become popular attractions for movie goers. In The Laughing Dead: The Horror-Comedy Film from Bride of Frankenstein to Zombieland, editors Cynthia J. Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper have compiled essays on the comic undead that look at the subgenre from a variety of perspectives. Spanning virtually the entire sound era, this collection considers everything from classics like The Canterville Ghost to modern cult favorites like Shaun of the Dead. Other films discussed include Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Beetlejuice, Ghostbusters, House on Haunted Hill, ParaNorman, Scream, Vampire’s Kiss, and Zombieland. Contributors in this volume consider a wide array of comedic monster films-from heartwarming (The Book of Life) to pitch dark (The Fearless Vampire Killers) and even grotesque (Frankenhooker). The Laughing Dead will be of interest to scholars and fans of both horror and comedy films, as well as those interested in film history and, of course, the proliferation of the undead in popular culture.

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Behind The Horror


Lee Dr Mellor, "Behind The Horror"
English | 2020 | ISBN: 0241409438 | EPUB | pages: 340 | 25.6 mb
Which case of demonic possession inspired The Exorcist? What horrifying front-page story generated the idea for A Nightmare on Elm Street? Which film was based on the infamous skin-wearing murderer Ed Gein?

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Asian Horror Encyclopedia Asian Horror Culture in Literature, Manga, and Folklore


Laurence Bush, "Asian Horror Encyclopedia: Asian Horror Culture in Literature, Manga, and Folklore"
English | 2001 | ISBN: 0595201814 | EPUB | pages: 248 | 0.3 mb
The Asian Horror Encyclopedia is the first reference work of its kind in English. It covers Asian horror culture in literature, art, film and comics. From its roots in ancient Chinese folklore to the best-selling Japanese horror novelists of today, this book is a handy alphabetic reference, collecting scarce information from obscure sources.

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93 Real Horror Stories


93 Real Horror Stories: Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark complete Book Collection Full (Best Gift for Halloween and Christmas Special) by Rohit Sharma
English | June 21, 2022 | ISBN: N/A | ASIN: B0B4SHRVJN | 135 pages | EPUB | 0.22 Mb
93 Real Horror Stories:Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark complete Book Collection Full (Best Gift for Halloween and Christmas Special)

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