Fans of horror will absolutely love the new book Hidden Horror brought to you by Aaron “Dr. AC” Christensen. The book is filled with essays on 101 overlooked horror films from noteworthy genre enthusiasts including Fangoria’s Tony Timpone, Dave Alexander, Monica S. Kuebler, and many more including a few Chicago writers. Read on for more information on the book.
From The Press Release
Discover overlooked fright flicks in new book HIDDEN HORROR
“A Long Overdue Addition to the Horror Pantheon!”
- Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
Having covered the onscreen terror essentials with Horror 101: The A-List of Horror Films and Monster Movies, Aaron “Dr. AC” Christensen is back with a brand new compendium of essays from the brightest and bloodiest genre aficionados around the globe.
Published by Kitley’s Krypt, HIDDEN HORROR: A Celebration of 101 Underrated and Overlooked Fright Flicks features insights from 101 informed enthusiasts the world over, each paying tribute to their favorite overlooked creature feature, moldy oldie or trashy treat. Physical copies are now available from Amazon and other retailers, with a Kindle release scheduled for late January.
Contributors include Fangoria’s Tony Timpone and Chris Alexander, Rue Morgue’s Dave Alexander, Monica S. Kuebler and John W. Bowen, HorrorHound’s Kristy Jett, Kenneth Nelson and Nathan Hanneman, Videohound’s Mike Mayo, Twitch’s Dave Canfield, FEARnet’s Lawrence P. Raffel and many more. Cult filmmaker and Blue Underground founder William Lustig (Maniac, Maniac Cop) provides the foreword.
The result is a roster of films as impressive as the bylines, highlighting silent classics such as The Man Who Laughs and The Hands of Orlac alongside foreign horrors like Tombs of the Blind Dead and Tenebrae. Schlocky shockers The Horror of Party Beach and Humanoids from the Deep share space with mind-benders like Possession and The Tenant. With 101 literary love letters to 101 underrated titles, you’ll soon be combing your queues and video shelves to see every last one!
Several of the tome’s contributors will be on hand for a book launch party at Spyners Pub in Chicago, IL on January 19 from 3pm – 7pm. In addition to food, drinks, trivia and prizes, physical copies of the book will be available at a discounted price.
For more on HIDDEN HORROR: A Celebration of 101 Underrated and Overlooked Fright Flicks, visit the book onFacebook. Pick up a copy of this essential movie guide on Amazon (US) or Amazon (UK), or request it from your favorite bookseller.