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Psycho Thrillers: Cinematic Explorations of the Mysteries of the Mind

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Mind control, madness and altered states of reality can make for exciting nights at the movies -- which explains the enduring popularity of a film genre that might be called the psycho thriller. Psychiatry and film came of age simultaneously, and characters such as the evil psychiatrist and the pathological killer were often developed in direct reference to the psychologic ...more
Paperback, 187 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by McFarland & Company
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An incredibly easy, interesting read. Looks at the different tropes in psychological thriller/horror films providing background information as well as examples. Not very analytical, but a good read nonetheless.
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I wrote this book, so I don't feel comfortable commenting on it. However, I would be happy to answer questions about it and respond to other readers' comments and reviews.
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