Nightmares in Red, White and Blue

Nightmares in Red, White and Blue

Lance Henriksen
Director: Andrew Monument Cast: Lance Henriksen
Lance Henriksen
, John Carpenter
John Carpenter
, Mick Garris
Mick Garris
Andrew Monument

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Overview

Filmmakers Andrew Monument and Joseph Maddrey offer a comprehensive history of the American horror film with this documentary that opens with a reflection on Thomas Edison's Frankenstein, and traces the progression of the genre straight through to the 21st Century. Narrated by Lance Henriksen and based on the 2004 tome of the same name, Nightmares in Red, White, and Blue highlights the many intriguing parallels between the turbulent social history of the United States, and the ways in which filmmakers have continually used fiction to further explore the most pressing issues of the day. Interviewees Roger Corman, George A. Romero, John Carpenter, Larry Cohen, Brian Yuzna, Darren Lynn Bousman, Tony TImpone, and John Kenneth Muir speak at length about the connections between history and horror cinema, revealing that many genre filmmakers have secret agendas that go far beyond giving us goosebumps.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/28/2010
UPC: 0738329070021
Original Release: 2009
Source: Kino Lorber
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:36:00
Sales rank: 28,812

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Nightmares In Red, White And Blue: The Evolution Of The American Horror Film
1. Lon Chaney [6:02]
2. Gods And Monsters [6:23]
3. Shadowland [7:46]
4. The Bomb [9:55]
5. Apocalypse America [11:35]
6. Land Of The Free [6:42]
7. The Seventies [9:25]
8. Old Monsters, New Flesh [6:19]
9. The Ghosts Are Restless [10:18]
10. The Nightmare American [8:03]
11. Ground Zero [4:21]
12. Contemporary Horror [9:13]

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