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It Lives Again!: Horror Movies in the New Millennium

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A comprehensive analysis and overview of the state of horror cinema at the start of the 21st Century.

Axelle Carolyn discusses and dissects films from the Asian remake trend of The Ring and The Grudge to the so-called torture porn of the Saw and Hostel series, taking in independents and foreign productions as well as the blockbusters.

Fully illustrated in full colour, It Liv
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Paperback, 191 pages
Published June 8th 2008 by Telos (first published May 16th 2008)
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Paul Bryant
Feb 25, 2013 Paul Bryant rated it liked it
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Now please don’t take this the wrong way, but these days I think of horror movies in a similar way that I think about God – I’m not so much interested in horror movies or God per se, but I’m fascinated by horror movie fans and religious believers. I want to know what they think it’s all about. How do horror fans justify all that cruelty and misogyny? And how do religious believers justify all that cruelty and misogyny? You see, there are parallels.

So I read Kim Newman’s rather wonderful Nightmar
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A smart, lavishly illustrated overview of horror films of the 2000s from a true insider - who happens to be a beautiful former model married now to film director, Neil Marshall. Not your stereotypical nerdy horror buff. I was reminded of how many quite good films have been released amongst all the soulless remake dross and pretty-teens-in-peril schlock over the past 8 or 9 years, most of them from the UK, Spain, and the Far East (The Descent, Severance, The Orphanage, (Rec), The Eye and Dark ...more
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