Games of Terror: Halloween, Friday the 13th, and the Films of the Stalker Cycle. Front Cover. Vera Dika. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Jan 1, This is an interesting academic study of slasher films from Halloween to the boom year of It c. Games of Terror has 10 ratings and 2 reviews. Vera Dika. · Rating details · 10 ratings · 2 reviews. A critical study of the low-budget film formula described.

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Rika found this book at the right time in my life; I really enjoy the dissection of film technique as well as the psychological insights and even the cynical analysis of the Hollywood money machine.

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Games of Terror: Halloween, Friday the 13th, and the Films of the Stalker Cycle by Vera Dika

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