Euro Horror: Classic European Horror Cinema in Contemporary American Culture (New Directions in National Cinemas)

Euro Horror: Classic European Horror Cinema in Contemporary American Culture (New Directions in National Cinemas)

Ian Olney


Beginning within the Fifties, "Euro Horror" video clips materialized in amazing numbers from Italy, Spain, and France and popped up within the US at rural drive-ins and concrete grindhouse theaters comparable to those who as soon as dotted New York's occasions sq.. Gorier, sexier, and stranger than so much American horror movies of the time, they have been embraced via hardcore fanatics and denounced by means of critics because the worst form of cinematic trash. during this quantity, Olney explores one of the most renowned genres of Euro Horror cinema―including giallo movies, named for the yellow covers of Italian pulp fiction, the S&M horror movie, and cannibal and zombie films―and develops a concept that explains their renewed entice audiences today.

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