2013 December

‘In the Land of the Pig, the Butcher is King’, an Interview with Joseph D’Lacey Thumbnail

‘In the Land of the Pig, the Butcher is King’, an Interview with Joseph D’Lacey

Posted by Xavier Aldana Reyes on December 05, 2013 in Interviews tagged with , ,

Xavier Aldana Reyes interviews the author of the eco-horror novel 'Meat' (2008) about the meat packing industry, belief systems and the human body.

After Dracula: The 1930s Horror Film, by Alison Peirse. Thumbnail

After Dracula: The 1930s Horror Film, by Alison Peirse.

Posted by Dale Townshend on December 02, 2013 in Reviews tagged with

After Dracula: The 1930s Horror FilmBy Alison Peirse London and New York: I.B Taurus (2013) ISBN: 978 I 84885 53I I Reviewed by Glenn Ward Histories of horror cinema habitually measure genre films of the 1930s against the output of Hollywood’s Universal Pictures. While the influence of silent German Expressionist works such as The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (Robert Wiene, drugs 1920) is acknowledged, click interwar horror is said to belong almost entirely to Universal. Beginning with Dracula (Tod Browning, 1931), this studio’s products have come to define the canon and dominate the history.