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Queer Screams: A History of LGBTQ+ Survival Through the Lens of American Horror Cinema

This well-researched and thought-provoking analysis will be a welcome addition to film studies collections.

Roots of Film Noir: Precursors from the Silent Era to the 1940s

Between his introductory essay and his reviews, Grant provides an extremely helpful commentary on a major film genre. Film buffs will adore this book.

Arab and Muslim Science Fiction: Critical Essays

Readers should not expect academic rigor; instead they’ll find wide-ranging specialized material on the disparate emerging field of multilingual sf from the Arab and Islamic worlds.

Horror Films of the 2000s

Highly recommended. Beyond the insightful main text, horror fans will find the supplementary material an incredibly useful way to find movies by convention (e.g., “Road Trip Gone Wrong”).

The Limits of #MeToo in Hollywood: Gender and Power in the Entertainment Industry

Readers interested in pop culture will find this an enlightening look at the role of women as a creative force in media.

Women and Mixed Race Representation in Film: Eight Star Profiles

An excellent and thought-provoking look at racial representation on screen and in American society.

Dead Man’s Curve: The Rock ’n’ Roll Life of Jan Berry

A comprehensive, accurate, and balanced account of a rock icon who was talented, impulsive, and driven, though sometimes difficult and dismissive. Crammed with minutia and drawn-out stories, this work will appeal to rock fans.

Global Horror Cinema Today: 28 Representative Films from 17 Countries

Featuring brief but thoughtful analysis, this is a solid basis for anyone who wishes to expand their knowledge of global horror films and would be a fine choice for general collections wanting to add to their film studies sections.

Hosted Horror on Television: The Films and Faces of Shock Theater, Creature Features and Chiller Theater

Markusen takes a successful stab at horror history, but television historians might feel the cut.

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