The Horror Show Guide: The Ultimate Frightfest of Movies

Type: Books

Mike Mayo

Paperback, 496 pages

This cinefile’s guidebook covers the horror genre monstrously well! Find reviews of over 1,000 of the best, weirdest, wickedest, wackiest, and most entertaining scary movies from every age of horror!

Atomic bombs, mad serial killers, zealous zombies, maniacal monsters lurking around every corner, and the unleashing of technology, rapidly changing and dominating our lives. Slasher and splatter films. Italian giallo and Japanese city-stomping monster flicks. Psychological horrors, spoofs, and nature running amuck. You will find these terrors and many more in The Horror Show Guide: The Ultimate Frightfest of Movies.

No gravestone is left unturned to bring you entertaining critiques, fascinating top-ten lists, numerous photos, and extensive credit information to satisfy even the most die-hard fans. Written by a fan for fans, The Horror Show Guide helps lead even the uninitiated to unexpected treasures of unease and mayhem with lists of similar motifs, including …

Urban Horrors

Nasty Bugs, Mad Scientists and Maniacal Medicos

Evil Dolls

Bad Hair Days

Big Bad Werewolves

Most Appetizing Cannibals

Classic Ghost Stories

Fiendish Families

Guilty Pleasures

Literary Adaptations

Horrible Highways and Byways

Post-Apocalyptic Horrors

Most Regrettable Remakes

Towns with a Secret

and many more.

With reviews on many overlooked, underappreciated gems, new devotees and discriminating dark-cinema enthusiasts alike will love this big, beautiful, end-all, be-all guide to an always popular film genre. With many photos, illustrations, and other graphics, The Horror Show Guide is richly illustrated. Its helpful appendix of movie credits, bibliography, and extensive index add to its usefulness.