Abject Terrors

Abject Terrors

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altIgAbject Terrors is an expansive study of the most significant films from the prolific horror genre - from its origins in the 1920s and 1930s, to its contemporary representations. This survey brings together close analyses of individual motion pictures, demonstrating the interconnections among these filmic texts and their contribution to defining quintessential aspects of the modern and postmodern horror film.haps most notable about Kubricka#39;s ape-human nexus is the degree to which individuals and groups fail to interact harmoniously: ... is fully evolved, having escaped the bonds of earth and now engaged in the process of conquering the rest of the galaxy, the viewer is ... Man may now be in the position to walk upright a€” indeed, the extremely disorienting camera angles used to film the Jupiter Mission ... their jobs are to listen to HALa#39;s instructions and to carry out the computera#39;s orders.

Title:Abject Terrors
Author:Tony Magistrale
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2005


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