Giant Beast Cinema - A Monstrous Movie Guide (hardback) (Hardcover)

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THE FOLLOW-UP TO THE 2023 RONDO AWARD NOMINATED "GIANT BUG CINEMA"

From the creators Giant Bug Cinema - A Monster Kid's Guide, which reached Number 1 on Amazon for Horror Movie Books, comes the followup, Giant Beast Cinema - A Monstrous Movie Guide - a celebration of creatures (other than bugs) that are beasts because they simply aren't supposed to be THAT BIG

Featuring sharp, witty, and informed reviews of 33 movies by six exceptional voices on genre cinema, take a cinematic hot rod through the screen-scape of giant apes, betrayed women, six-legged octopi, teenagers, crabs, and mollusks, to name a few of the featured giant beasts.

The contributors are:

- Larry Blamire - film historian and cult filmmaker of Sony's The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra

- Justin Humphreys - Rondo Award-winning The Doctor Phibes Companion, George Pal: Man of Tomorrow

- Tracy Mercer - Host, My Favorite Shtty Movie podcast

- Mike Peros - Jos Ferrer: Success and Survival, Dan Duryea: Heel with a Heart, film critic for Noho Arts District

- Steven Peros - Giant Bug Cinema, film historian, screenwriter of Peter Bogdanovich's The Cat's Meow

- Brian R. Solomon - Godzilla FAQ

Each chapter contains the unique voice, vast memory bank, and idiosyncratic sense of humor of its distinctly mad author. These are all movies you may have watched many times and yet each one of these writers will make you see them in a way you had not seen them before.

As with Giant Bug Cinema, the book explores this arena up until the accepted end of the "Monster Kid Era" - 1968 (although we did sneak in one worthy retro entry from 1969 because it was too enjoyable to resist). But rest assured, plans are afoot to bring our readers second volumes of both Giant Bug Cinema and Giant Beast Cinema, which will take readers into the gonzo 1970's, 1980's and beyond.

You will step way from Giant Beast Cinema with a new level of appreciation for giant beasts you only thought you knew.

But then again, can one ever really know a killer shrew?


Product Details
ISBN: 9798887712611
Publisher: BearManor Media
Publication Date: September 5th, 2023
Pages: 150
Language: English