Horror Films of the 1990s

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McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers, 2011 - Performing Arts - 715 pages
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This filmography covers more than 300 horror films released from 1990 through 1999. The horror genre''s trends and cliches are connected to social and cultural phenomena, such as Y2K fears and the Los Angeles riots. Popular films were about serial killers, aliens, conspiracies, and sinister interlopers, new monsters who shambled their way into havoc. Each of the films is discussed at length with detailed credits and critical commentary. There are six appendices: 1990s cliches and conventions, 1990s hall of fame, memorable ad lines, movie references in Scream, 1990s horrors vs. The X-Files, and the decade''s ten best. Fully indexed, 224 photographs.

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User Review  - jayble - LibraryThing

I was very excited about this book as I love horror movies. My plan was to read this book and if I enjoyed it, get the other books about the horror movies of other decades. If you merely want a ... Read full review

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User Review  - NickKnight - LibraryThing

I love horror movies and I love reading reference books about horror movies. I was a bit apprehensive when I got it. I don't how many times I have gotten a reference book and tried to read it only to ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

John Kenneth Muir is the award-winning author of more than two-dozen film reference books, including Horror Films FAQ (2013) and Horror Films of the 1970s (2002). He is the creator of the web series The House Between, and his popular blog is at http: //reflectionsonfilmandtelevision.blogspot.com

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