“Encyclopedic, insightful and entertaining—no bookshelf should be without Newman’s frighteningly readable Nightmare Movies.”—Mark Kermode
“Nightmare Movies is thrice welcome. As a guide to the current movements in horror cinema, it is indispensable. As a work of analysis, it is insightful and incisive. And as I a book of celebration, written by a man who takes a healthy pleasure in his subject, it is a joy.”—Clive Barker
“Nightmare Movies: the widest ranging study of the modern horror film—detailed, incisive and a great deal of fun—the book that reaches horror films that other books don’t reach.”—Ramsey Campbell
Kim Newman is a novelist, critic and broadcaster. His fiction includes the Anno Dracula novels, Life's Lottery and Mysteries of the Diogenes Club, and The Vampire Genevieve as Jack Yeovil. His other non-fiction books include Ghastly Beyond Belief (with Neil Gaiman), Horror: 100 Best Books (with Stephen Jones), Wild West Movies, Millennium Movies and BFI Classics studies of Cat People and Doctor Who. He is a contributing editor to Sight & Sound and Empire magazines, has written plays for BBC radio, and directed and written a tiny film Missing Girl. His official web-site, 'Dr. Shade's Laboratory' can be found at www.johnnyalucard.com.