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Vampire Hunters
A Hemlock Horror Companion

Vampire Hunters

 

First there was Dr Abraham Van Helsing.. But since then, a veritable army of dedicated individuals has sprung up in literature and onscreen, armed with all manner of weaponry with which to rid the world of the scourge of the Undead! From Dracula to Blade and beyond, this illuminating study charts their blood-stained progress...

110pp Bookazine. Full colour. Fully illustrated throughout!


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Ghosts & Hauntings in Cult Cinema

Ghosts & Hauntings in Cult Cinema

A Hemlock Horror Companion

 

Ian White follows his hugely popular study of Witchcraft & Black Magic in British Cult Cinema with an in-depth look at some of the screen’s most celebrated hauntings. From the genteel spookiness of The Uninvited to the out-and-out terrors of The Amityville Horror and epic Eighties’ shocker The Shining. Turn on the lights - this is definitely not a book to read alone in the dark!

110 pp Bookazine, Full colour, Fully illustrated throughout!

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Alien: Origins

Alien: Origins

A Hemlock Horror Companion

 

A history of the tangled development of one of the most famous science fiction series in the history of cinema. From its lowly beginnings in a low-budget 1950s’ B-movie and later student film to the monster phenomenon that literally burst from the screen in 1979 to make a star of Sigourney Weaver and foster a franchise that still thrills the sci-fi fans of today...

124pp Bookazine. Full colour. Fully illustrated throughout!

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Polanski: The Horror Films

Polanski: The Horror Films

A Hemlock Horror Companion

 

An in-depth study of the quintet of legendary horror thrillers in the oeuvre of internationally-renowned director Roman Polanski, who burst onto the scene in 1961 with Knife in the Water. Polanski worked in many genres but it was with Repulsion, The Vampire Killers, Rosemary’s Baby, The Tenant and The Ninth Gate that he became known as the ‘dark prince’ of cinema.

116pp Bookazine. Full colour. Fully illustrated throughout!

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Psycho: Origins

Psycho: Origins

A Hemlock Horror Companion

 

Examining the impact on popular culture made by Robert Bloch’s 1959 pulp novel Psycho, from its genesis in murders committed by Wisconsin farmer and serial killer Ed Gein through the seminal 1960 film adaptation by Alfred Hitchcock to the ‘psycho-thrillers’ of companies like Hammer. Psycho brought Gothic horror into the modern age and its effects are still being felt in the genre today.

106pp Bookazine. Full colour. Fully illustrated throughout!

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Witchcraft & Black Magic in British Cult Cinema

Witchcraft & Black Magic in British Cult Cinema

A Hemlock Horror Companion

 

Discussing the role of witchcraft and the occult in the cult classics of British horror cinema’s ‘Golden Age’. The rites and practices of pagan religions have always been a key component of the horror film and by examining the sources of classics such as Night of the Demon, The Devil Rides Out and The Wicker Man, author Ian White makes clear that fact is often more frightening than fiction.

112pp Bookazine. Full colour. Fully illustrated throughout!

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