Horror Films of the 1970s (2 volume set)

By John Kenneth Muir

The seventies have been a decade of groundbreaking horror movies: The Exorcist, Carrie, and Halloween have been 3. This specific filmography covers those and 225 extra. part One offers an creation and a quick background of the last decade. starting with 1970 and continuing chronologically through 12 months of its free up within the usa, part bargains an access for every movie. every one access contains a number of different types of data: serious Reception (sampling either '70s and later reviews), solid and credit, P.O.V., (quoting someone pertinent to that film's production), Synopsis (summarizing the film's story), observation (analyzing the movie from Muir's perspective), Legacy (noting the rank of specifically useful '70s motion pictures within the horror pantheon of a long time following). part 3 incorporates a end and those 5 appendices: horror movie cliches of the Seventies, usually showing performers, memorable motion picture advertisements, steered movies that illustrate how Nineteen Seventies horror motion pictures proceed to affect the undefined, and the 15 most sensible style movies of the last decade as selected via Muir.

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The Comedy Film Nerds Guide to Movies: Featuring Dave Anthony, Lord Carrett, Dean Haglund, Allan Havey, Laura House, Jackie Kashian, Suzy Nakamura, ... Schmidt, Neil T. Weakley, and Matt Weinhold

By Graham Elwood, Chris Mancini

Tired of the standard dull, dry motion picture discussion?  "The Comedy movie Nerds advisor to Movies" is anything new. Is it severe motion picture dialogue? Is it humorous? Do the writers understand what the hell they're speaking approximately? certain, convinced, certain, and sure. okay, that’s too many Yes’s yet you get the point.  Graham Elwood and Chris Mancini, either specialist filmmakers and comedians, created Comedyfilmnerds.com to brain meld the belief of genuine motion picture speak and actual humorous. and so they referred to as in all in their professionally humorous and filmy pals to aid them. Comedians and writers who've been on every thing from the this night convey to having their very own comedy specials let you know what’s what on their favourite movie genres.  whereas "The Comedy movie Nerds consultant to Movies" is humorous and informative, each one movie style is given a private contact. the entire Comedy movie Nerds have a love of movie and a private connection to every genre.  examine a love of movie from an insider’s perspective.  "The Comedy movie Nerds consultant to Movies" is for the motion picture lover with a great experience of humor.

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The Best Film You've Never Seen: 35 Directors Champion the Forgotten or Critically Savaged Movies They Love

By Robert K. Elder

In this publication, 35 administrators champion their favourite ignored or severely savaged gems. between those accountable pleasures, almost-masterpieces, and indisputable classics short of revival are unsung noirs (Murder by means of Contract), recognized flops (Can’t cease the Music, Joe as opposed to the Volcano), paintings movies (L’ange), theatrical diversifications (The Iceman Cometh), B-movies (Killer Klowns from Outer Space), or even a couple of Oscar-winners (Some got here Running).


In those conversations, the filmmakers safeguard their offerings. those movies, they argue, deserve a bigger viewers and for his or her position in motion picture historical past to be reconsidered. however the conversations’ tangents, diversions, and part journeys supply as a lot perception into the administrators’ personal method of moviemaking as into the movie they’re discussing. The filmmakers are definitely the right hosts, usually surroundings the tone, coping with expectancies, and giving recommendation approximately the way you may still watch each one motion picture. They’re frequently brutally sincere a couple of film’s shortcomings or the explanations why it was once misplaced within the first place.


The top movie You’ve by no means Seen is not just a advisor to a couple badly missed videos yet a daring try to rewrite movie history.

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The Films of Stephen King: From Carrie to Secret Window

By Tony Magistrale

Over seventy-five movies were made established both on Stephen King narratives or screen/teleplay scripts that King himself authored-yet this physique of labor has bought little or no scholarly attention. The motion pictures of Stephen King is the 1st choice of essays assembled at the cinematic variations of Stephen King. the person chapters, written through cinema, tv, and cultural experiences students, research an important motion pictures from the King canon, from Carrie to The Shining to The Shawshank Redemption.  individuals specialise in the main fascinating elements of those videos: race, gender, and know-how, and draw conclusions on their socio-political relevance. 

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Existentialist Cinema

By William C. Pamerleau

An exploration of the connection among cinema and existentialism, when it comes to their mutual skill to explain the human , this booklet combines analyses of themes within the philosophy of movie with an exploration of particular existentialist topics expressed within the movies of Fellini, Bergman and Woody Allen, between others.

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Who the Devil Made It: Conversations with Legendary Film Directors

During this interesting chronicle of Hollywood and the grand artwork of constructing videos, Peter Bogdanovich--director, screenwriter, actor, and critic--interviews 16 mythical administrators of the 1st hundred years of film:

Robert Aldrich  George Cukor  Allan Dwan  Howard Hawks  Alfred Hitchcock  Chuck Jones  Fritz Lang  Joseph H. Lewis  Sidney Lumet  Leo McCartey  Otto Preminger  Don Siegel  Josef von Sternberg  Frank Tashlin  Edgar G. Ulmer  Raoul Walsh

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George Lucas's Blockbusting: A Decade-by-Decade Survey of Timeless Movies Including Untold Secrets of Their Financial and Cultural Success

A complete examine three hundred of the main financially and/or significantly winning films of all time—many made regardless of possible insurmountable monetary, cultural, and political challenges—set opposed to the present creation, distribution, exhibition, advertising, and know-how tendencies of every decade in motion picture company historical past.

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El ojo y la navaja: Ensayos y críticas de cine

By Leonardo García Tsao

Entre cientos de películas, directores, actores, festivales, viejas salas de cine, manías de cinéfilos, antiguos cineros y espectadores que hablan o comen pistaches durante l. a. función, Leonardo García Tsao realiza un fresco y exhaustivo recuento sobre los angeles filmografía de los últimos tiempos: del cine mexicano a las películas más comerciales de Hollywood, los angeles vanguardia del cine chino o las realizaciones europeas. Con un enfoque lleno de buen humor, información, conocimiento y sarcasmo, el lector de este libro podrá acercarse a un gran acervo cinematográfico, a los angeles vez que recordar las películas que marcaron época en México y el mundo.

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American International Pictures: The Golden Years

Within the mid-1950s, American foreign photos (AIP) used to be the self-proclaimed "Infant of the Industry," and as such, used to be no longer perceived as a significant hazard to the most important studios of the time. AIP quickly proved themselves worthwhile competitors, whilst their youth-oriented double positive aspects all started raking in gigantic dollars that rivaled and infrequently handed the gains in their opponents. The company's founders have been James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff, and through the years they labored jointly as a crew, AIP became out their so much imaginitive videos, together with i used to be a Teenage Werewolf, seashore celebration, and the Roger Corman/Vincent Price/Edgar Allen Poe movies. this is often the tale of these years instructed often utilizing the cloth accumulated through AIPs ny publicist.

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