The Complete Guide to the Cinema of Fear
A non fiction book by James Marriott and Kim Newman
Packed with photographs of the most terrifying scenes in cinema history, this unique, definitive, comprehensive guide traces the story of horror over the past century, decade-by-decade, and provides a witty and informative critique of more than 250 films, plus the TV series and literature that informed them. With feature spreads on related themes appearing throughout - from vampires, ghosts, and comedy horror, to the occult, giallo, cannibalism, and serial killers - this book offers a superb introduction for beginners as well as something new for the die-hard horror fan. Each section has a detailed introduction looking at the development of the genre, followed by an A-Z review listing of key films, with feature spreads on dominant themes.
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Used availability for Kim Newman's Horror
October 2006 : UK Hardback
October 2008 : UK Hardback
September 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition