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British Horror Cinema

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British Horror Cinema considers one of British film's most successful and enduring genres. Going beyond the Hammer studio classics, contributors examine the Britishness of British horror, discussing central themes and issues such as censorship, the representation of the family and women, sub-genres such as the portmanteau horror film, and the work of key individual filmmak ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published December 1st 2003 by Routledge (first published January 1st 2001)
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Some interesting tidbits here (and I would otherwise have never known that La Scala in King's Cross was briefly a primatarium at the start of the '80s) but, because it was published in 2000, its history of British horror seems, unsurprisingly, unfinished. Wherefore art thou, zombies?
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