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Monsters from the movies

  • 160 Pages
  • 0.18 MB
  • English
Lippincott , Philadelphia
Horror films -- Juvenile literature., Horror films -- History and criti
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A survey of the best-known monsters of movies from the nineteenth century to the present, including discussions of the folklore and fiction that contributed to their creation and development.

Statement[by] Thomas G. Aylesworth.
SeriesThe Weird and horrible library
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H6 A9
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5283508M
ISBN 100397312296, 0397314259
LC Control Number72001995

About 90% of the book is pictures of scenes in movies or movie posters with small anecdotes underneath.

The other 10% is composed of pages of text regarding the subject matter of each chapter and some 2 page interviews with the likes of Ray Harryhausen, John Carpenter, Stan Winston, David Cronenberg, Guillermo Del Toro and others/5().

Monsters From the Movies book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A survey of the best-known monsters of movies from the nine /5. I loved this book and it started me in my love of the great horror movie classics. I miss the days of creature feature, horror models, horror movie posters, Famous Monsters of Film Land magazine and it's competitors.

I'm grown up now, so most of that stuff is just a memory, but last month I re-bought this book on Amazon and reread it.5/5(4). This book is unique (at least to me) because rather than compiling a list of top s or one genre, Landis pulls together a massive Monsters from the movies book of monsters from critically acclaimed films, B-movies, and film disasters.

This is good for the reader to get a lot of exposure at once, and also helps create a sense of context for films in their larger [sub /5. Directed by Stewart Sparke. With Lyndsey Craine, Michaela Longden, Lizzie Aaryn-Stanton, Daniel Thrace.

Sophie's 18th birthday becomes a bloodbath when monsters descend upon her house and start to devour the party guests. Sophie and her friends must rally together to send their party crashers back to hell/10(K).

Monsters in the Movies by John Landis is filled with the author's own fascinating and entertaining insights into the world of movie-making, and includes memorable contributions from leading directors, actors and monster-makers.

The book is also stunningly illustrated with movie stills and posters drawn from the unrivaled archives of the /5(5). Japanese film director Honda Ishiro created a host of classic monster movies. While working for the Toho Motion Picture Company in the s, Honda directed and cowrote Gojira (Godzilla), the story of a giant lizard-like monster woken from its slumber by atomic testing.

City-destroying fun ensues. The premise of this book is good. There just isn't a lot of press when it comes to the monsters of the good old days (before cgi). But the problem is the author just didn't check his facts and do enough research on the subject.

I got this book when I was in fourth grade. Being young and naive, I took what was in this book to be gospel/5(8).

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Book of Monsters certainly delivers on the monsters and gore with a classic 80's aesthetic, while also giving audiences a fun and compelling story%. BOOK OF MONSTERS brings old-school practical creature effects and a dark comedic edge to make for a deeply entertaining monster movie.

With notes written by Sophie's mother, the Book of Monsters reveals that a sacrifice of virgin blood summoned five monsters. Sophie connects that Pandora killed her mum. A jinn emerges from a painting and begins possessing people one at a time. Sophie manages to trap the jinn inside the painting again, but Carl dies in the commotion.

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The book is probably a big reason why I work in the film industry -- it was a look-behind-the-curtain peek at magic world of monster movies. As a side note, author Alan Orsmby portrayed the obnoxious guy in the 's cult classic "Chil This book gave me the courage -- at a young age -- to hoist my love-of-monsters freak flag high for all to see/5.

A monster movie (creature feature or giant monster film) is a film which revolves around innocent civilians and emergency services struggling to stay alive in assaults against giant monsters. The film may also belong to the horror, fantasy or science fiction genre.

In most cases it is applied to films that feature oversized monsters. The upcoming Monster Hunter movie has yet another release date, and just like the last time, it means the movie will now be releasing sooner than originally expected.

Monster Author: Tanner Dedmon. Sophie's 18th birthday becomes a bloodbath when monsters descend upon her house, devouring the guests and killing anyone who tries to leave.

To survive the n. It is the title character and the main antagonist in Stephen King's horror novel character is an ancient cosmic evil which preys upon the children of Derry, Maine, roughly every 27 years, using a variety of powers that include the ability to shapeshift, manipulate reality, and go unnoticed by the course of the story, It primarily appears in the form of Pennywise the.

With that in mind, here's all the movie monsters IT turned into in the book. The Creature From The Black Lagoon.

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Also known as the Gill-man, Creature from the Black Lagoon's titular monster was one of the last of Universal Pictures' "Classic Monsters" line-up to emerge, debuting onscreen in Two sequels followed, in and Horror movie magazines, books and collectables for the discerning horror movie fan, from the Classic Monsters Shop As well as the world-class quarterly horror movie magazine Classic Monsters of the Movies, which launched in late summerwe are proud to bring you our range of luxury high-end books and magazines, designed especially to delight horror film buffs the world over.

Nobody loves monsters more than Guillermo Del Toro and he never wears his heart on his sleeve more proudly than in his Hellboy movies, loosely adapted from Mike Mignola’s beloved comic book. Book of Monsters. 1, likes.

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Six kickass women must fight off a horde of terrifying monsters at an 18th birthday party in this action packed monster movie from Director Stewart Sparke and Writer. Here's every H.P. Lovecraft reference and monster featured in the HBO series. Lovecraft Country is adapted from Matt Ruff's novel of the same name.

It follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) and his journey through a world full of Lovecraftian monsters, Author: Marian Phillips. The Monster Hunter franchise has a massive roster of even bigger monsters to make use of after releasing so many games, so it makes sense then that the upcoming Monster Hunter movie Author: Tanner Dedmon.

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This rather casually written book details some of the best movie monsters from the first half of the s. The author charmingly inserts side facts and personal opinions, sometimes completely out of left field.

In fact, it is a little like listening to some guy you just met at a bar. That is what makes it so fun!/5. Which film is considered the first feature-length zombie movie. Learn everything there is to know about special effects in films and what it goes into designing iconic monsters that still show up in nightmares in Monsters in the Movies, newly released in B-movie bogeymen and outer space oddities to big-budget terrors, legendary filmmaker John Landis Brand: DK.

Forbidden Planet is a American science fiction film, produced by Nicholas Nayfack, directed by Fred M. Wilcox, that stars Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, and Leslie in Eastmancolor and CinemaScope, it is considered one of the great science fiction films of the s, a precursor of contemporary science fiction cinema.

The characters and isolated setting have been compared to. Monsters in the Movies is a visual celebration of film history filled with an astonishing variety of illustrations, including a selection of images from the renowned Kobal Collection as well as movie posters, film stills and many never-before-published images.

Each and every monster’s photograph is accompanied with fascinating and. Get this from a library! Monsters from the movies.

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[Thomas G Aylesworth] -- A survey of the best-known monsters of movies from the nineteenth century to the present, including discussions of the folklore and fiction that contributed to their creation and development.Released inThe Mummy was the first Universal Classic Monsters movie that wasn't based on a book.

For this story, writers John L. Balderston, Nina Wilcox Putnam, and Richard Schayer took their inspiration from real-life events; namely the opening of Tutankhamun's tomb in and the supposed "Curse of the Pharaohs".In his new book Monsters in the Movies, out Monday, Landis explores a century of cinematic creatures, from the currently hot vampires and zombies to apes, genetic mutants, mad scientists, psychos.