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The Official Splatter Movie Guide
by John McCarty
This new book is a dream come true for splatter aficionados: a film-by-film guide to more than four hundred masterworks of blood and gore, arranged in a handy alphabetical format. 16 pages of photos.
Paperback, 145 pages
Published July 1st 1989 by St. Martin's Press
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Not sure what makes this official but i guess it sounds good! This consists of short capsule type reviews of gore movies. While it is obviously well out of date, it ticks most of the boxes on movies up to the late 80's. Obviously there will always be disagreements on what is a good gore movie as one mans poison is another's blood soaked extravaganza. Here's a couple of my bugbears: Fulci's The Beyond is reviewed but there is no mention of the excellent gore FX. Evil Dead 2 rated as superior to N ...more
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