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Book Update: FrightFest Review

The latest review of my Devil’s Advocates book on The Company of Wolves comes courtesy of the lovely folks over at FrightFest , and it’s another really positive one. According to critic Steven West, book is a ‘multi-faceted, intelligent and highly accessible study’. I’ve copied the full review below, and you can also check it out (along with a wealth of other film related reviews, news and features) over at FrightFest … Review The early 80’s saw a mini-boom of werewolf movies reflecting the revolutionary advances in transformative make-up effects, which ensured that David Naughton did not have to disappear behind a conveniently placed desk while morphing into AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON. The John Landis movie and Joe Dante’s THE HOWLING brought a substantial degree of self-awareness and knockabout character-based humour to the sub-genre and have endured as modern horror classics. Other wolfman movies from the same period have enjoyed less latter-day attention, including