The Gorehound’s Guide to Splatter Films of the 1980s
About the Book
Reviews of The Gorehound’s Guide to Splatter Films of the 1960s and 1970s: “recommended”—Booklist; “exhaustive…useful”—ARBA; “a solid reference work”—Video Watchdog; “bursting with information, opinion and trivia…impeccably researched”—Film Review; “interesting and informative”—Rue Morgue; “detailed credits…entertaining”—Classic Images.
Author Scott Aaron Stine is back again, this time with an exhaustive study of splatter films of the 1980s. Following a brief overview of the genre, the main part of the book is a filmography. Each entry includes extensive technical information; cast and production credits; release date; running time; alternate and foreign release titles; comments on the availability of the film on videocassette and DVD; a plot synopsis; commentary from the author; and reviews. Extensive cross-referencing is also included. Heavily illustrated.
About the Author(s)
Scott Aaron Stine
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: 100 photos, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2003
Table of Contents
How to Use This Book 9
The Films 17
Sources for DVDs and Videocassettes 319
Book Reviews & Awards
“recommended”—Booklist; “an admirable job…he seems to be having fun while simultaneously offering some judicious, clear-headed criticism of a group of films whose delights and flaws he knows and catalogs”—Video Watchdog; “insightful…the perfect addition to your horror library…important details”—horrornews.net; “plenty of material…doesn’t seem to have missed any title—from the most mainstream studio fare to obscure Italian thriller…numerous box art photos…eyepoppin’ art”—Hitch; “perceptive critic…argues effectively”—Brutarian Quarterly.