• Title: The Zombie Film: From White Zombie to World War Z
  • Author: Alain Silver James Ursini
  • ISBN: 9780879108878
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Zombie Film From White Zombie to World War Z Book The Zombie Film is the most comprehensive examination of the zombie film genre to date With a detailed filmography of over movies stretching back to the genre s earliest days it begins with
    Book The Zombie Film is the most comprehensive examination of the zombie film genre to date With a detailed filmography of over 400 movies stretching back to the genre s earliest days, it begins with such classics as White Zombie 1932 , starring Bela Lugosi, but also examines lesser known films, such as The Ghoul 1933 , with Boris Karloff, and the exploitation film O Book The Zombie Film is the most comprehensive examination of the zombie film genre to date With a detailed filmography of over 400 movies stretching back to the genre s earliest days, it begins with such classics as White Zombie 1932 , starring Bela Lugosi, but also examines lesser known films, such as The Ghoul 1933 , with Boris Karloff, and the exploitation film Ouanga 1936 The book then moves through the hybrid science fiction zombie films of the 1950s, including Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956 , and then slashes through bloody Euro classics by filmmakers like Lucio Fulci and Amando de Ossorio The book details the revisionist work of director writer George Romero, who revamped the genre beginning with Night of the Living Dead 1968 , and the zombie film s blossoming in the new millennium with mainstream works like Danny Boyle s 28 Days Later 2002 , the comic Shaun of the Dead 2004 , the popular TV series The Walking Dead 2010 , and the summer blockbuster World War Z 2013 Also given their due are thoughtful low budget zombie movies, like Zombies Anonymous 2006 and The Dead Outside 2008 The Zombie Film features over 500 illustrations and entertaining sidebars on such subjects as zombie literature, zombie myth and history, zombie comics, and literary sources, such as H P Lovecraft and Richard Matheson.

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    1. Just when I thought I had an exhaustive knowledge of zombie films, a book like THE ZOMBIE FILM: FROM WHITE ZOMBIE TO WORLD WAR Z comes along and shows me just how little I know. Within the pages of this tome are the culmination of hours and hours of research, and the result is an amazing guide to zombies in cinema. If you are any kind of horror fan, this book is a must-have for your library.As I’ve mentioned many, many times before, I’m a huge fan of all things zombie, and I have been for ma [...]

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