The Art of Horror Movies: An Illustrated History (Hardcover)
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This revised edition of The Art of Horror Movies includes more films, rare images, and in-depth explorations to bring this award-winning book completely up to date, cementing its position as the definitive and essential guide to horror movies. Through a series of informative chapters and fascinating sidebars chronologically charting the evolution of horror movies for more than a century, profusely illustrated throughout with over 600 rare and unique images including posters, lobby cards, advertising, promotional items, tie-in books and magazines, and original artwork inspired by classic movies, this handsomely designed hardcover traces the development of the horror film from its inception and celebrates the actors, filmmakers, and artists who were responsible for scaring the pants off successive generations of moviegoers Edited by multiple award-winning writer and editor Stephen Jones and boasting a foreword by director and screenwriter John Landis (An American Werewolf in London), this volume brings together fascinating and incisive commentary from some of the genre's most highly respected experts. With eye-popping images from all over the world, The Art of Horror Movies: Revised Edition is the definitive guide for anyone who loves horror films and movie fans of all ages.
About the Author
Stephen Jones lives in London, England. He is the winner of four World Fantasy Awards, three International Horror Guild Awards, twenty-one British Fantasy Awards, five Bram Stoker Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Horror Writers Association. A former television and EPK producer/director and genre movie publicist and consultant (the first three Hellraiser movies, Night Life, Nightbreed, Split Second, Mind Ripper, Last Gasp), he has had more than 160 books published as an editor and writer. He has also teamed up with Kim Newman for numerous Blu-ray and DVD commentaries. You can visit his website at www.stephenjoneseditor.com.