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Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Johnny Walker


Combining industrial research and primary interview material with detailed textual analysis, Contemporary British Horror Cinema looks beyond the dominant paradigms which have explained away British horror in the past, and sheds light on one of the most dynamic and distinctive – yet scarcely talked about – areas of contemporary British film production. Considering high-profile theatrical releases, including The Descent, Shaun of the Dead and The Woman in Black, as well as more obscure films such as The Devil’s Chair, Resurrecting the Street Walker and Cherry Tree Lane, Contemporary British Horr ... More

Keywords: Film Studies, British Cinema, Genre, Horror, Film, European Cinema, Contemporary Cinema, British Horror Film

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780748689736
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Johnny Walker, author
Lecturer, Northumbria University