Monsters in the Movies

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, Dec 13, 2011 - Performing Arts - 320 pages
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Be afraid, be very afraid...a century of cinema nightmare with John Landis, in ePub format for iPad

From B-movie bogeymen and outer space-oddities to big-budget terrors, Monsters in the Movies by horror film maestro John Landis celebrates the greatest monsters ever to creep, fly, slither, stalk or rampage across the Silver Screen. Feast your eyes on a petrifying parade of voracious vampires, flesh-eating zombies and slavering werewolves as Landis explores the historical origins of archetypal monsters.

Now in an ePub-friendly condensed format, Monsters in The Movies is filled with the author's own fascinating and entertaining insights into the world of movie-making along with contributions from some of the world's leading directors including Joe Dante and Guillermo del Toro, actors and special-effects wizards. Illustrated with movie stills and posters from the unrivalled archives of the Kobal Collection, the book will keep you entertained right until the curtain comes down.

Get ready to sit on the edge of your seat - Monsters in the Movies is a gripping read.

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Excellent gift for movie lover

User Review  - rl459 - Overstock.com

This is a gorgeous book....especially for such a good price! It is coffeetable sized but my boyfriend has been carrying it around with him from room to room! Full of pictures interviews and interesting quotes this is a great gift for the movie lover in your life. Read full review

Monsters in the Movies: 100 Years of Cinematic Nightmares

User Review  - Mike Rogers - Book Verdict

As director of An American Werewolf in London and Innocent Blood, Landis is no stranger to horror films. Here, he offers a whirlwind tour of just about everything related to the genre, from the ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Filmmaker John Landis has written and/or directed some of the most popular movies of all time including National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), The Blues Brothers (1980) and Coming to America (1988) among many others. He wrote and directed the classic An American Werewolf In London (1981) and the groundbreaking Michael Jackson's Thriller (1983).

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