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Urban Terrors: New British Horror Cinema 1997-2008
Authored by M. J. Simpson
Authored by John Hamilton
List Price: $25.00
6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
Black & White on Cream paper
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BISAC: Performing Arts / Film & Video / History & Criticism
The Definitive Guide to the 21st Century British Horror Revival. By the late 1990s, the Golden Age of British Horror Cinema was long gone. But like all the best monsters, the genre has risen from the grave and in the 21st century is going from strength to strength.Urban Terrors is the first book to fully examine the British horror film revival, documenting and analysing the more than 100 movies that were commercially released between 1997 and 2008. It reveals how the changes in technology have enabled more people to make films, how changes in distribution - from VHS to DVD to VOD - are enabling more people to watch them, and how the mainstream media has failed to spot and comment upon this largely-undocumented phenomenon. And it examines how these new kinds of horror films have dealt with issues like disenfranchised youth, class division and social exclusion...