101 Horror Movies You Must See Before You Die by Steven Jay SchneiderVampires, monsters, sadistic psychopaths, serial killers, vengeful ghosts, and Satan himself have been frightening and entertaining filmgoers for generations. This comprehensive, chronological film guide summarizes the 101 most important horror movies ever produced, from the 1922 silent classic Nosferatu to the low-budget, 1999 Sundance Film Festival hit, The Blair Witch Project. General editor Stephen Jay Schneider presents film summaries, reviews from a wide array of critics, cast and credit lists, and film production notes. The books 200 illustrations include unforgettable still shots from the movies as well as iconic film posters. Horror film buffs who open this book will renew their chilling memories of Hitchcock thrillers like Psycho and The Birds, revisit Dr. Frankensteins castle with Boris Karloff, haunt the sewers of Paris with Lon Chaneys Phantom of the Opera, and recall Anthony Hopkins most chilling role in The Silence of the Lambs. 101 Horror Movies is international in scope, and covers films from Japan, Russia, Italy, Germany, France, and Australia. Fans of horror movies will want to see all 101 films before they die--and theyll also want to own this entertaining and informative book.
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Some films are a must-see because of the part they play in the cultural conversation. Watching unlocks a world of references, pub trivia answers, metaphors, and dinner party icebreakers—it puts you in the know. But other films are required viewing because of what they can teach us about love, hope, despair, faith, family, and even—warm and fuzzy alert—ourselves. Regardless of your own romantic track record, it behooves you to catch Richard Linklater's romantic drama Before Sunrise before you kick the bucket. It's perhaps the most accurate depiction of two young people falling in love in cinema history, and since it takes place in as close to real-time as most people would be willing to bear, it affords you the privilege of being swept-up into the ardor—in gobsmackingly beautiful Vienna, Austria, no less—like you're a fly on the wall of a room two impossibly charming people have built out of pure conversation, on the fly, on the first day of a decades-long relationship. Sure, Ethan Hawke's premature beard makes him look a bit like a Gen X d'Artagnan, and the incessant, over-caffeinated grad school chattiness won't ring true to all … but at its heart, it's a transcendently beautiful and timeless film about getting to know, and love, another person—those pesky, parasitic butterflies in your stomach, transubstantiated into celluloid. Dying before seeing Gaspar Noe's horror-drama Irreversible would rob you of witnessing two of the most brutal, nigh-unwatchable scenes of violence ever staged.
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The first edition was published in ; the most recent edition was published in Each title is accompanied by a brief synopsis and critique, some with photographs. The book has been popular in Australia, where it was the seventh best-selling book in the country for a week in April  and was promoted alongside the presentation of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation 's My Favourite Film television special. From the 7th edition, published in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.