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Dark Dreams 2.0: A Psychological History of the Modern Horror Film from the 1950s to the 21st Century Hardcover – Oct 29 2009
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"Everything about this volume is first rate... This is a book that offers a refreshing approach to a well-worn genre. It is sure to please, delight, and excite a wide audience. Highly recommended." -- Cinema Booklist "Cinema Booklist"
"This is really an excellent book on the psychological reasons we go to horror films, what they mean to us, what the metaphors of various manifestations mean, and how our fears reflect in the films that are made"--Film World -- Film Review Annual "Film Review Annual"
About the Author
Charles Derry is a member of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies and teaches writing and film criticism at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, where he is the Coordinator of the Film Studies Program. He has also written on popular culture, melodrama, and soap opera.