Synopses & Reviews
More than 3,500 reviews of the best and the worst creature features of all time fill this largest, most comprehensive volume ever published on the subject a record of dark fantasy on film to thrill horror and science-fiction fans of all ages.
Classics range from Frankenstein, Dracula, and Wolfman films of the 1930s and 1940s to later cheesy horror movies exported from Japan, Mexico, and the Philippines, plus selected episodes from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Star Trek, and The X-Files. Arranged alphabetically for easy reference, each review includes cast and background information and remake and sequel listings. Brief sketches of key actors and directors are liberally sprinkled throughout this look at a century of the world's greatest fiends, demons, and creatures of the night.
About the Author
Forrest J. Ackerman is the creator of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine and is the author of many books and magazines on the subject. He and his collection of 300,000 pieces of monster memorabilia reside in Hollywood, California.