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Reel Terror: The Scary, Bloody, Gory, Hundred-Year History of Classic Horror Filmsby David Konow
Synopses & Reviews
From the author of the definitive heavy metal history, Bang Your Head, a behind-the-scenes look a century of horror films
Reel Terror is a love letter to the wildly popular yet still misunderstood genre that churns out blockbusters and cult classics year after year. From The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari to Paranormal Activity, Konow explores its all-time highs and lows, why the genre has been overlooked, and how horror films just might help us overcome fear. His on-set stories and insights delve into each movie and its effect on American culture.
For novices to all out film buffs, this is the perfection companion to this Halloweens movie marathons.
About the Author
DAVID KONOW is the author of Bang Your Head. He has appeared on VH1 and has written extensively for Deadline.com, MovieMaker, Fangoria, Guitar World, HD Video Pro, TG Daily, Decibel, and Rue Morgue. He lives in Woodland Hills, California.
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