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Asia Shock: Horror and Dark Cinema from Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, and Thailand - Patrick Galloway, Greg Lofrano
Asia Shock: Horror and Dark Cinema from Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, and Thailand
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Asian Extreme cinema is hot, and this book lays it out in all its gory glory. Patrick Galloway, who last looked at samurai movies in his well-received Stray Dogs and Lone Wolves, now takes on Asian masters of suspense, exploitation, the supernatural, and bone-chilling, blood-curdling fear and... show more
Asian Extreme cinema is hot, and this book lays it out in all its gory glory. Patrick Galloway, who last looked at samurai movies in his well-received Stray Dogs and Lone Wolves, now takes on Asian masters of suspense, exploitation, the supernatural, and bone-chilling, blood-curdling fear and evil. The films featured here are pan-Asian, including Korea and Thailand, and represent a mix of classics and the contemporary cutting edge. Included are viewing tips and overviews of genres and cultures.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781933330129 (1933330120)
ASIN: 1933330120
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Pages no: 211
Edition language: English
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Non Fiction, Culture, Film
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2.0 Asia Shock: Horror and Dark Cinema from Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, and Thailand
Unfortunately, I've come to the conclusion that Asian horror - at least the kind Patrick Galloway likes to recommend, is not my cup of tea. The majority of the stuff he's recommending in this book focuses less on the atmospheric and terrifying, and more on the gross-out and disgusting - basically st...
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