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Glenn Kay, "Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide"
Chicago Review Press | 2008-10-01 | ISBN: 1556527705 | 352 pages | PDF | 11,4 MB
Zombie Movies is an essential purchase for all those who love (or fear) horror cinema’s most popular and terrifying creation. This thorough and authoritative yet uproarious guide
# reviews and rates nearly 300 zombie films—from Bela Lugosi’s White Zombie (1932) to George A. Romero’s Diary of the Dead (2008)
# traces the evolution of the zombie over the decades, from voodoo slave to brain-eating undead to raging infected
# lays out what makes a zombie a zombie, as opposed to a ghost, ghoul, vampire, mummy, pod person, rabid sicko, or Frankenstein’s monster
# includes a detailed and chilling journal from the filming of Land of the Dead
# lists the oddest and most gruesome things ever seen in undead cinema
# covers not only mainstream American movies but also small independent productions, Spanish and Italian exploitation pictures, and bizarre offerings from <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Japan and Hong Kong
# provides a detailed rundown of the 25 greatest zombie films ever made
# features in-depth interviews with actors, directors, makeup effects wizards, and other zombie experts
For serious fans and casual moviegoers alike, Zombie Movies will provide plenty of informative and entertaining brain food.
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