Critical Writing Index

Exquisite Corpses

by Scooter McCrae

Filmmaker, Summer 2000, v. 8, no. 4, pp. 83-108

Author Scooter McRae talks to director Adam Simon about his documentary The American Nightmare, made for the Independent Film Channel in 2000. The documentary is about the emerging horror cinema of the late 1960's and 1970's. Starting with Night of the Living Dead (1968) and ending with Halloween (1978), with Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) and Shivers (1975) thrown in.

Article includes list of must-see obscure horror films, a blurb about Mexican horror and fantasy films, and quotes from horror directors about their favourite horror films.

ITEM 2000.064 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The American NightmareAdam Simon