Fritz Lang’s Metropolis: Cinematic Visions of Technology and Fear edited by Michael Minden and Holger Bachmann

It's not often I review a non-fiction book for Project: Monster, but in this case the need arises.  For a film like Fritz Lang's Metropolis, my appetite for knowledge and introspection is as insatiable as the Heart Machine at the core of the city.  I grew up with various incomplete versions of the film, at … Continue reading Fritz Lang’s Metropolis: Cinematic Visions of Technology and Fear edited by Michael Minden and Holger Bachmann

The Exorcist: 40th Anniversary Edition by William Peter Blatty, 1971 / 2011

It's been labeled as the most frightening book ever written.  It was a book so popular in its release that it was immediately made into a feature film that kickstarted the "Satanic panic" trend that permeated the 1970s and early 1980s.  40 years later, William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist celebrated its anniversary with a "specially revised … Continue reading The Exorcist: 40th Anniversary Edition by William Peter Blatty, 1971 / 2011