Beyond Fear

Beyond Fear Stephen King, Wes Craven And George Romero Are Known For Tales Of Ghosts, Zombies And Madmen But Their Power As Storytellers Extends Far Beyond Things That Go Bump In The Night At The Deepest Level, Their Stories Are About The Light That Emerges From Darkness, Guarded Hope For The Future, And Faith In The Great Unknown Beyond Fear Draws On Decades Of Interviews To Reveal The Worldviews Of Three Modern Masters Of Horror From The Romantic Idealism Of George Romero To The Intellectual Spirituality Of Wes Craven To The Hard Won Humanism Of Stephen King Joseph Maddrey Is The Author Of Nightmares In Red, White And Blue And The Making Of T.S Eliot, Co Author Of Not Bad For A Human The Life And Films Of Lance Henriksen And The Graphic Novel To Hell You Ride, And Editor Of A Strange Idea Of Entertainment Conversations With Tom McLoughlin He Has Also Written And Produced A Variety Of TV Shows, Including Seven Seasons Of The Discovery Channel Series A Haunting Joe Lives In Studio City, California, With His Wife Liza And Daughter Olivia A Rewarding An Intelligent Book, One That S Guaranteed To Enlighten As Much As It Entertains Tim Ferrante, Videoscope Magazine Fall 2014 What S Really Impressive About Maddrey S Writing Is How He Makes You, The Reader, Feel For The Material There Is Such An Underlining Passion About Each Of The Three Subjects Being Critiqued Zac Thompson, Bloody 7 14 Maddrey Writes Sensitively And Authoritatively About The Creative Process Of These Artists And Goes Much Deeper Than Just Discussing The Ouevre He Exposes The Souls Of These Artists For All To See A Truly Engrossing Read Jon Towlson, Starburst Magazine 9 14 Fans Of Horror And Sci Fi Literature Will Undoubtedly Enjoy Maddrey S Keen Ability To Tap Into Some Really Interesting Aspects Of Stephen King S Own Fascinations As An Author And I Don T Think You Ll See A Better Examination Of The Prolific Storyteller S Career Than What Maddrey Does In Beyond Fear Heather Wixson, 8 14 Beyond Fear Is Winning Stuff The Familiar Material Is Presented Concisely, But The Section On Wes Craven Gives The Book Its Must Read Status By Exploring The Humanity And Even The Optimism Found In The Works Of These Three Horror Icons, Maddrey Links Their Seemingly Disparate Horrors Into A Cohesive And Compelling Read Adam Clarke, Rue Morgue Magazine 10 14

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Epub ❤ Beyond Fear  Author Joseph Maddrey –
  • Paperback
  • 336 pages
  • Beyond Fear
  • Joseph Maddrey
  • English
  • 14 February 2019
  • 9781593935917

13 thoughts on “Beyond Fear

  1. Jon Towlson says:

    Author Joseph Maddrey has had a busy year as well as editing A Strange Idea of Entertainment Conversations with Tom McLoughlin director of One Dark Night 1982 and Friday 13th Part VI 1986 he has published this in depth study of the careers and works of three of the most important horror masters of all time George A Romero, Wes Craven and Stephen King.Maddrey s previous study of the horror genre, Nightmares in Red, White and Blue was one of the first and best to survey the socio political context of horror cinema in Beyond Fear, he poses the question what attracts filmmakers and writers as well as audiences to horror on a personal level Maddrey explores the private fears and philosophies of these artists, and how they link in with his own as a viewer and critic, and ours as an audience As he writes of Craven s infamous Last House on the Left 1972 , it s not just a protest of violence in American culture it is also the filmmaker s own therapeutic primal scream and while some of Stephen King s work has a socio political bent, all of his work, according to Maddrey, hinges on questions of metaphysical belief is there a God If so, what does he want from us If not, what do we want from ourselves As Maddrey rightly points out, many of the genre s most successful storytellers as well...

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