To get you in the mood for ghouls, senior commissioning editor John Atkinson has compiled his spookiest reads from our Auteur range.
Andrew Graves discusses how horror films are reflective of the time in which they are produced whilst delving into twenty-first century horror and its implications on Prevenge. Let’s face it, with its rapid decline into idiocy, violent division and plague the twenty-first century thus far has been about as much fun as latter stage syphilis. … Continue reading
Rob Daniel introduces his new publication Cape Fear. Daniel offers a full reappraisal of Martin Scorsese’s Cape Fear (1991) as it reaches its 30th anniversary. When telling friends I was writing a study of Martin Scorsese’s Cape Fear (1991) for the Devil’s Advocates series, many responded with congratulations, then a question: “Is Cape Fear a horror film?” … Continue reading
Spotlight on Film Studies: Free to read journal articles and up to 50% off selected e-book and print books in our Halloween sale!
Kate Robertson delves into Claire Denis’ divisive sixth feature film two decades after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Directed by Claire Denis, Trouble Every Day (2001) is a challenging film both in terms of its narrative and filmmaking. Two scientists—Shane and Core—are afflicted with an unnatural hunger produced by a plant they found … Continue reading