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Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Film Sequels, Series and Remakes An Illustrated Filmography, with Plot Synopses and Critical Commentary

by Kim R. Holston, Tom Winchester

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Film Sequels, Series and Remakes An Illustrated Filmography, with Plot Synopses and Critical Commentary Synopsis

Science fiction, fantasy and horror films have spawned more sequels than any other film genre. While the perhaps overly familiar Dracula and Frankenstein have inspired dozens of additional films, such movies as Quatermass and Francis have also produced several sequels. Over 400 horror, science fiction and fantasy films are analyzed in this comprehensive reference to the genre's sequels, series and remakes. Filmographies are given for each film, providing year of release, studio, running time, cast and credits. This is followed by a plot synopsis, reviews of the work, and a critical analysis.

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Film Sequels, Series and Remakes An Illustrated Filmography, with Plot Synopses and Critical Commentary Press Reviews

film fans will be impressed by the scope of this volume --Library Journal; analyses are insightful, witty, and readable --Booklist; researchers and fans will take pleasure in the book --Choice; packed to the gills with information, the results are simply unputdownable --Film Review; well-done and useful...highly recommended for larger film and popular culture collections --ARBA; engaging and attractively designed...critical evaluations of the films are informative and entertaining --AB Bookman's Weekly; recommended --Interzone; astute analysis...well illustrated --Samhain; an interesting browser...detailed synopsis --bare-bones.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780786493883
Publication date: 30th June 2016
Author: Kim R. Holston, Tom Winchester
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 607 pages
Categories: Film: styles & genres,

About Kim R. Holston, Tom Winchester

Kim R. Holston has written or cowritten several books for McFarland. He is a part-time multimedia librarian at Chester County Library in Exton, Pennsylvania. Tom Winchester lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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