Games of Terror: Halloween, Friday the 13th, and the Films of the Stalker Cycle. Front Cover. Vera Dika. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Jan 1, This is an interesting academic study of slasher films from Halloween to the boom year of It c. Games of Terror has 10 ratings and 2 reviews. Vera Dika. · Rating details · 10 ratings · 2 reviews. A critical study of the low-budget film formula described.

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Games of Terror : “Halloween”, “Friday the Thirteenth” and the Films of the Stalker Cycle

The discussion suggests reasons for its impressive popularity and demonstrates how a generic form is organized to speak a cultural text. I found this book at the right time in my life; I really enjoy the dissection of film technique as well as the psychological insights and even the cynical analysis of the Hollywood money machine.

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This means when she’s attacked, there will be a reverse shot of the killer on dioa, revealing the identity of the villain. Halloween is the template for this.

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Want to Read saving…. Yves Frossard added it Apr 07, Featured post Volunteered at a Mass Casualty Drill. It reveals the mystery and then the final girl can save herself. This is an interesting academic study of slasher films from Halloween to the boom year of Aurelia Ramona marked it as to-read Oct 20, Originally read Mayre-read June for thesis proposal research.

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Jonas Nilsson marked it as to-read Sep 23, She explains the basic framework of a cold open of a tragic past event, the killer experiencing a loss, and blaming the members of a young community, who will be separated from the adults and dispatched over the main portion of the film. Terrir Cronenberg marked it as to-read Tterror 03, First, Dika prefers to use the label “stalker film” over slasher or splatter.


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Shawn added it Mar 24, David Brown marked it as to-read Oct 08, Ethan Parkin marked it as to-read Feb 24, Murray rated it liked it Jun 19, To ask other readers questions about Games of Terrorplease sign up. It’s a bit technical and academic in the beginning, but once it gets going on The Burning, Prom Night, and the rest, it’s quite a fun read. Joshua Wiles marked it as to-read Jun 25, Og marked it as to-read Nov 08, Jun 19, Ren rated it liked it.

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