My Favorite Horror Movie: 48 Essays By Horror Creators On The Film That Shaped Them
by Christian Ackerman (Author), Felissa Rose (Contributor), Cerina Vincent (Contributor), Jeffrey Reddick (Contributor), Tony Timpone (Contributor), Michael Gingold (Contributor), James Cullen Bressack (Contributor), Rolfe Kanefsky (Contributor), Graham Skipper (Contributor), Dave Parker (Contributor)
Paperback, 240 pages
The lights go down. 90 minutes from now, your feeble mind will never be the same. Thoughts of flowers, puppy dogs, and serene shopping malls will be replaced with ghosts in your TV, zombies tearing your flesh, and chainsaws ripping through your chest! This singular horror movie experience, which caused you to forever hold disdain for preppies, wear black to family functions, and scare your siblings to death, is now embedded in your DNA! Long live horror!
Produced and edited by horror filmmaker Christian Ackerman, My Favorite Horror Movie is a ghoulish celebration of how the singular viewing of a horror film can inspire someone to find their identity and develop an obsession of dark arts. Featuring contributors with various professional horror backgrounds such as filmmakers, actors, writers, directors, painters, musicians, journalists and film festival directors, the essays in My Favorite Horror Movie celebrate classic films from the likes of George Romero, John Carpenter, Sam Raimi, Tobe Hooper, Dan O’Bannon, Wes Craven, Alfred Hitchcock, and many more!
Films Essayed: Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein, Alien, Aliens, An American Werewolf in London, Beaches, Brain Damage, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Creature From The Black Lagoon, Creepshow, Day of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Deadly Friend, Devil Doll, Drag Me To Hell, Evil Dead, The Exorcist, Frankenstein Meets The Wolfman, Friday The 13th: Part 2, Fright Night, Godzilla (1954), Halloween, It, Jaws, Night Of The Living Dead, A Nightmare On Elm Street, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, Poltergeist, Predator, Psycho, Re-Animator, Return of the Living Dead, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers, Soylent Green, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Shining, The Sighting, The Thing, Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
Contributors From the World of Horror: Alex Napiwocki, Arielle Brachfeld, B. Harrison Smith, Bill Shafer, Blake Reigle, C. Courtney Joyner, Calder Greenwood, Cerina Vincent, Chris Hampton, Christian Ackerman, Christopher Jimenez, Chuck Foster, Chuck Parello, Clint Carney, Dave Parker, Eric Spudic, Ernie Trinidad, Esther Goodstein, Felissa Rose, Frank Merle, Graham Skipper, Hank Braxton, Hunter Johnson, Jack Bennett, James Cullen Bressack, Jared Rivet, Jeffrey Reddick, Jonathan Martin, Josh McKevitt, Joshua Lou Friedman, Julia Hapney, Ken Jacobsen, Matt Mercer, Michael Gingold, Michael Klug, Miguel Rodriguez, Nick Phillips, Rolfe Kanefsky, Ryan Lambert, Sarah Nicklin, Sean Decker, Spooky Dan Walker, Staci Layne Wilson, Tammy Sutton, Terry Wolfinger, Todd Robey, Tony Timpone, & Trista Robinson