This week I returned the proofs for Contemporary British Horror Cinema to Edinburgh University Press. The book is on track to be published in November.
I am also currently in talks with the organisers of a marvelous annual horror-themed event about launching the book. More news to follow!
Until then, here's what Ernest Mathijs, Professor and Associate Head of the Department of Theatre and Film and head of the Centre for Cinema Studies at the University of British Columbia, had to say about Contemporary British Horror Cinema:
"What ties together the new Hammer films and Hoodie Horror? This wonderful book has the answers. Meticulously researched and bold in asserting connections between film practice and cultural sensitivities, Johnny Walker's comprehensive overview covers dozens of British horror movies since 2000, many of them worthy of (re-)discovery, that testify to the vibrancy of a volatile industry"