David Maguire examines why the film still continues to provoke fierce debate forty years on, not only investigating the historical, social, and political landscape into which the film was first released—and condemned—but also examining how it is has inadvertently become ground zero for the rape-revenge genre because of its countless imitators. The book explores how academic study has reevaluated the film’s importance as a cultural statement on gender, the conflicting readings that it throws up, the timeless appeal of its story as examined through folklore and mythology, and its updating to reflect contemporary issues in a post-9/11 world of vengeance and retaliation.
The 2nd Edition features all NEW interviews from industry professionals such as:
Mick Garris (Sleepwalkers, Bag of Bones, Desperation, The Stand)
John Ottman (Composer/Editor of X:Men: Days of Future Past, The Usual Suspects)
Mark Ordesky & Jane Fleming (Producers of Lovely Molly, Exists)
Kane Hodder (Jason from the Friday the 13th, part 7 to 10, Hatchet)
Tibor Takacs (Director of The Gate, Spiders 3D, Megasnake)
John Debney (Composer of Predators, Sin City, End of Days)
Jojo Draven (Composer of Ghost Month, Reel Evil)
Michael Berryman (The Hills Have Eyes, Weird Science)
Mike Mendez (Director of The Gravedancers, Big Ass Spider!)
Neal Marshall Stevens (Screenwriter of Thir13en Ghosts, Hellraiser: Deader)
Chris Alexander (Editor in Chief of Fangoria Magazine)
Jessica Cameron (Actress/Director of Truth or Dare)
Denise Gossett (Founder of Shriekfest Film Festival)
A newly updated companion website that features:
*Behind the scenes videos for films films such as Puppet Master, Blood Dolls, Trancers, Subspecies, Reel Evil, Ghost Month and more!
*A revised collection of horror movie trailers!
* Sample scripts, schedules, storyboards, agreements and more!
Other featured interviews include:
James Wan (Saw, Insidious, The Conjuring)
Robert Englund (Freddy from Nightmare on Elm Street)
Robert Kurtzman (From Dusk Til Dawn)
Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator, From Beyond, Dagon)
Tom Savini (Night of the Living Dead)
Lloyd Kaufman (Toxic Avenger)
Charles Band (Parasite, Metalstorm, Ghoulies)
John D. LeMay (Friday the 13th: The Series)
David DeCoteau (Puppet Master 3, Sorority Babes in the Slimball Bowl-O-Rama)
Debbie Rochon (Tromeo & Juliet)
Reggie Bannister (Phantasm)
Sam McCurdy (Director of Photography of Dog Soldiers, The Decent, The Hills Have Eyes 2)
Nathan Barr (Composer of Hostel,True Blood, Hemlock Grove)
Jim Dooley (Composer of When A Stranger Calls)
Chuck Williams (Bubba Ho-Tep)
Herschell Gordon Lewis (Blood Feast, Wizard of Gore)
H.P. Lovecraft’s Notes on Writing Weird Fiction
And many more...
Exile on Wall Street is a gripping read for anyone with an interest in business and finance, U.S. capitalism, the future of banking, and the root causes of the financial meltdown.
Award winning, veteran sell side Wall Street analyst Mike Mayo writes about one of the biggest financial and political issues of our time – the role of finance and banks in the US. He has worked at six Wall Street firms, analyzing banks and protesting against bad practices for two decades.
In Exile on Wall Street, Mayo:Lays out practices that have diminished capitalism and the banking sector Shares his battle scars from calling truth to power at some of the largest banks in the world and how he survived challenging the status quo to be credited as one of the few who saw the crisis coming Blows the lid off the true inner workings of the big banks and shows the ways in which Wall Street is just as bad today as it was pre-crash. Analyzes the fallout stemming from the market crash, pointing out the numerous holes that still exist in the system, and offers practical solutions.
While it provides an education, this is no textbook. It is also an invaluable resource for finance practitioners and citizens alike.