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Keith Grant Barry


Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)


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Barry Keith Grant is Professor of Film Studies and Popular Culture at Brock University Canada. He is author of Film Genre (2007) and Voyages of Discovery (1992) and coauthor of The Film Studies Dictionary (2001) and 100 Documentary Films (2009).Horror is one of the most popular film genresAuthor Barry Keith Grant is a wellknown expert on popular film genresNew title in the successful BFI Screen Guides seriesRichly illustrated in colour throughoutBarry Keith Grant is Professor of Film Studies and Popular Culture at Brock University Canada. He is the author of 100 Science Fiction Films (2013) in the BFI Screen Guides series and coauthor of 100 Documentary Films (2009) author of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (BFI Film Classics 2010) Monster Cinema (2018) and two influential anthologies Planks of Reason: Essays on the Horror Film (second edition 2004) the first scholarly anthology on the horror film and The Dread of Difference: Gender and the Horror Film (second edition 2015). He recently edited Robin Wood on the Horror Film: Collected Essays and Reviews (2018).[A] wellplotted survey. Total FilmIn 100 American Horror Films Barry Keith Grant presents entries on 100 films from one of American cinemas longeststanding most diverse and most popular genres representing its rich history from the silent era D.W. Griffiths The Avenging Conscience of 1915 to contemporary productions Jordan Peeles 2017 Get Out. In his introduction Grant provides an overview of the genres history a context for the films addressed in the individual entries and discusses the specific relations between American culture and horror. All of the entries are informed by the question of what makes the specific film being discussed a horror film the importance of its place within the history of the genre and where relevant the film is also contextualized within specifically American culture and history. Each entry also considers the films most salient textual features provides important insight into its production and offers both established and original critical insight and interpretation.The 100 films selected for inclusion represent the broadest historical range and are drawn from every decade of American filmmaking movies from major and minor studios examples of the different types or subgenres of horror such as psychological thriller monster terror gothic horror home invasion torture porn and parody as well as the different types of horror monsters including werewolves vampires zombies mummies mutants ghosts and serial killers.A guide to 100 of the most notable American horror movies by leading popular cinema expert Barry Keith Grant in the BFI Screen Guides series.Introduction1. The Addiction (Abel Ferrara 1995)2. American Psycho (Mary Harron 2000)3. American Werewolf in London (John Landis 1981)4. The Avenging Conscience (D.W. Griffith 1914)5. The Birds (Alfred Hitchcock 1963)6. Blade (Stephen Norri

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