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Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s And 2000s Why Don't They Do It Like They Used To?

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ISBN-10: 1496802543

ISBN-13: 9781496802545

Edition: 2014

Authors: David Roche

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In Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s author David Roche takes up the assumption shared by many fans and scholars that original horror movies are more "disturbing," and thus better than the remakes. He assesses the qualities of movies, old and recast, according to criteria that include subtext, originality, and cohesion. With a methodology that combines a formalist and cultural studies approach, Roche sifts aspects of the American horror movie that have been widely addressed (class, the patriarchal family, gender, and the opposition between terror and horror) and those that have been somewhat neglected (race, the Gothic, style, and verisimilitude). Containing seventy-eight…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 1/30/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 335
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

David Roche was born in Hammond, Indiana. He spent four years studying at a Roman Catholic seminary before graduating from St. Joseph's College with a B.A. in Philosophy. Roche is a popular motivational speaker and performer, and has taken his one-man show, "The Church of 80% Sincerity" on tour across the world. He has also had several roles in films and documentaries. Roche is a member of the O'Hanlon Center for the Arts and Keeping Hope Alive in Marin County, CA and the Society for Disability Arts and Culture in Vancouver, Canada.