Book Reviews

Book Review: FRIGHT FEST GUIDE – WEREWOLF MOVIES

If the truth be told, there has been a serious under-appreciation of the werewolf on screen over the years. While the horror sub-genre has delivered some undeniable classic films, it has never truly connected with mass audiences in the way that [...]

October 31, 2019

Book Review: ALFRED HITCHCOCK – THE COMPLETE FILMS

The mighty Alfred Hitchcock is one of the all-time great directors. The Master of Suspense had as much knowledge of what the audience wanted to see, as he had with understanding the art and mechanics of cinema. Paul Duncan’s Alfred Hitchcock: [...]

April 1, 2019

Book Review: FRIGHT FEST GUIDE – GHOST MOVIES

The horror film genre is filled with a variety of different off-shoots, but probably the most important of these is the old-fashioned Ghost Story. It’s an aspect of horror which can be adapted and morphed into whatever type of narrative a [...]

October 1, 2018

Book Review: Take To The Skies With FLIGHT OR FRIGHT

Flight Or Fright is a glorious collection of 17 airborne-themed short stories from a selection of authors who are gleefully intent on making sure that you never want to fly again. Edited by Stephen King and Bev Vincent, Flight Or Fright includes [...]

July 10, 2018

Book Reviews: Take A Look Inside KIM NEWMAN’S VIDEO DUNGEON

Movies In Focus has been reading Kim Newman’s work for almost 30 years. His reviews in Empire Magazine have gone on to achieve a similar cult status to the films he critiques and his writing is filled with a humour and intelligence which puts most [...]

October 5, 2017

Book Review: HORROR CINEMA Is A Book You Must Own!

Horror Cinema from Taschen is a book that all cinefiles must own. This is often said, but it’s really true this time around. It’s imperative that this 640 page book has a place on your book-shelf. The volume is a wonderful overview of the [...]

July 15, 2017

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