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100 European Horror Films

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This book is a lively and illuminating guide to 100 key horror movies. It dissects classic films from directors and countries particularly noted for their horror production, as well as delving into sub-genres such as zombie, cannibal and vampire movies. The book also covers films by directors more commonly associated with art cinema, such as Bergman and Polanski.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published July 16th 2007 by British Film Institute
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mark monday
May 11, 2015 rated it liked it
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ah, intellectuals. I love them! their big brains are so endearing, so exciting. they can intellectualize anything and in this case they do great work when writing on European horror films - many of which are classics but many more of which are seedy, tawdry, gory, sadistic, and bloodthirsty b-movies. thank you, assembled intellectuals of 100 European Horror Films, for making me feel slightly less guilty and creepy about my long-lasting love for giallo and many other horror sub genres. you all ha ...more
Ian White
Mar 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
I though this was very good. Often these kind of lists books seem arbitrary or obvious, but here there was a good balance between the obvious classics and a spread of more obscure titles from all round Europe, with an unavoidable dominance of Italy and Spain, but many less obvious countries included for one or two titles.

I consider myself fairly knowledgable about European horror (I've seen about 40 of the 100), but there were several very interesting sounding films I was unaware of which I wil
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Steven Jay Schneider is a film critic, scholar, and producer with M.A. degrees in Philosophy from Harvard University and in Cinema Studies from New York University. He is the author and editor of numerous books on world cinema, most notably in the horror genre. They include Eurohorror, The Cinema of Wes Craven: An Auteur on Elm Street, Designing Fear: An Aesthetics of Cinematic Horror, Killing in ...more
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