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Zombie movies : the ultimate guide

Author: Glenn Kay
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A chronological guide to zombie movies with reviews, synopses, and interviews.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Kay
ISBN: 9781556527708 1556527705
OCLC Number: 223913853
Notes: "An A Capella book."
Description: x, 342 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Origins --
The 1930s: the zombie film's beginnings --
The 1940s: laughing at the zombies ... and an early end? --
The 1950s: the drive-in, the atom bomb, and the radioactive zombie --
The 1960s: The weird, wild psychedelic era and the reinvention of the zombie --
Know your monsters! --
The 1970s: Spanish zombies, satire, and blaxploitation --
Some of the weirdest/funniest/most disturbing things I've seen in zombie films --
The 1980s: Italy reigns and the horror boom explodes ... and fizzles --
Interviews : Antonella Fulci ; Greg Nicotero --
The 1990s: the end of the zombie --
and the resurrection in video games and on DVD --
Interviews : Tom Savini ; Stuart Conran --
The new millennium: Japan takes center stage, and the big-budget zombie arises --
Interviews : Colin Geddes ; John Migliore ; Jennifer Baxter ; Adventures undercover as a zombie on Land of the dead! ; Interviews: Andrew Currie ; Gaslight Studios ; The highest-grossing zombie films of all time --
Hope for the future, or the beginning of the end ... again? --
The greatest zombie films ever made --
Appendix : Zombieless zombie movies.
Responsibility: Glenn Kay.
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A chronological guide to zombie movies with reviews, synopses, and interviews.

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