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Simon Brown


Released in cinemas in 1982, Creepshow is typically regarded as a minor entry in both the film output of George A. Romero and the history of adaptations of the works of Stephen King. Yet this lack of critical attention hides the fact that Creepshow is the only full collaboration between America's bestselling author of horror tales and one of the masters of modern American horror cinema. Long considered too mainstream for the director of Dawn of the Dead (1978), too comic for the author that gave audiences the film versions of Carrie (1976) and The Shining (1980), and too violent for a cinemago ... More

Keywords: George A. Romero, Stephen King, horror tales, horror film, horror movies, modern American horror cinema, Amicus Productions, body horror cinema, Tom Savini, EC horror comics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781911325918
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781911325918.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon Brown, author
Kingston University