The Pleasure and Pain of Cult Horror Films: An Historical Survey
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The Pleasure and Pain of Cult Horror Films: An Historical Survey

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The horror genre harbors a number of films too bold or bizarre to succeed with mainstream audiences, but offering unique, startling and often groundbreaking qualities that have won them an enduring following. Beginning with Victor Sjostrom's The Phantom Carriage in 1921, this book tracks the evolution and influence of underground cult horror over the ensuing decades, closi...more
Hardcover, 236 pages
Published March 31st 2009 by McFarland & Company (first published January 1st 2009)
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I put this down for about two and a half months right in the middle of it, but not because it wasn't any good. This book is incredibly informative, presenting profiles of numerous cult horror films throughout the years. Each profile is a combination of summary and analysis and they are nearly all very fascinating even if the movies didn't interest me. Very well-done.
Artur Coelho
uma interessante introdução a filmes de terror de culto, dos mais clássicos aos mais obscuros.
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