New PDF release: Australian Horror Films, 1973-2010

By Peter Shelley

ISBN-10: 0786461675

ISBN-13: 9780786461677

This pioneering paintings presents in-depth insurance of seventy six horror motion pictures produced in Australia, the place serial killers, carnivorous animals, mutants, zombies, vampires and evil spirits all obtain the "antipodean" cinematic remedy specific to the Land Down below. Titles lined have been published among 1973 and 2010, a interval coinciding with the revival of the long-dormant Australian movie within the early Seventies, and carrying on with into the second one wave of style construction spurred via the foreign good fortune of the 2005 chiller Wolf Creek. The automobiles That Ate Paris, The final Wave, Roadgames, Razorback, Outback Vampires, Queen of the Damned, Black Water, and The Reef are one of the titles represented. every one movie is roofed in a bankruptcy that features a forged and credit record, unlock info, modern studies and DVD availability, in addition to a synopsis and in-depth notes concerning the tale, filmmaking innovations, performing performances, habitual topics and motifs, and total effectiveness of the movie as a piece of horror.

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