British Horror Cinema (British Popular Cinema)

British Horror Cinema (British Popular Cinema)


British Horror Cinema investigates a wealth of horror filmmaking in Britain, from early chillers like The Ghoul and Dark Eyes of London to stated classics similar to Peeping Tom and The Wicker Man.

Contributors discover the contexts during which British horror motion pictures were censored and categorised, judged by means of their critics and ate up through their fanatics. Uncovering missed glossy classics like Deathline, and addressing concerns similar to the illustration of relatives and girls, they give thought to the Britishness of British horror and view sub-genres corresponding to the psycho-thriller and witchcraftmovies, the paintings of the Amicus studio, and key filmmakers together with Peter Walker.

Chapters include:

  • the 'Psycho Thriller'
  • the British censors and horror cinema
  • femininity and horror movie fandom
  • witchcraft and the occult in British horror
  • Horrific movies and Nineteen Thirties British Cinema
  • Peter Walker and Gothic revisionism.

Also featuring a accomplished filmography and interviews with key administrators Clive Barker and Doug Bradley, this can be one source movie reviews scholars should still not be without.

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