When Vanessa was approached by the talented Belgium artist Vanessa Morgan (who is a film festival programmer, journalist, author and winner of the Audience award at Sundance) to contribute to a movie guide she was collating -- Vanessa jumped at the opportunity. She decided to write her film essay about the 1977 cheesy cult classic, Empire of The Ants -- starring her beloved Joan Collins. The book launched in Europe in 2016 to positive reviews.
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The definitive horror movie guide for fans of killer animals and “revenge of nature” films. When Animals Attack: The 70 Best Horror Movies with Killer Animals provides a fascinating and entertaining insight into the cinematographic world of animals on the rampage. From well-known predators such as sharks and lions to unusual killing machines like turkeys, elephants, frogs, cats, and rabbits, there is no shortage of the species on display in this book. Leading horror writers and filmmakers present their favorite “animals attack” films through in-depth essays. Some of the films are touching, some are repulsive, and some are just plain silly. Not all of these horror movies line up with the critical consensus, yet they have one thing in common: they have made the heart of the writer beat faster with excitement.
"A whole lot of fun!"
- Classic Horrors
"In depth and thoroughly enjoyable."
- Chuck Norris Ate My Baby
"Fascinating overview of killer animal movies."
- Grady Harp, Amazon Top 100 Reviewer
"If you are a fan of movies where the animal kingdom decides to turn the tables and go after humans, then here's a book just for you."
- Kitley's Krypt
"A must have for horror movie buffs. There's something for everyone in these pages."
- Fu Only Knew
"Everything from the cover to the list of movies covered in this book is solid."
- The Overlook Theater