Relocating Lewton: Cultural Distinctions, Critical Reception, and the Val Lewton Horror Films

@article{Jancovich2012RelocatingLC,
  title={Relocating Lewton: Cultural Distinctions, Critical Reception, and the Val Lewton Horror Films},
  author={M. Jancovich},
  journal={Journal of Film and Video},
  year={2012},
  volume={64},
  pages={21 - 37}
}
according to john brosnan, the "films of Val Lewton have a unique place in the history of the horror film" (73). Like many critics, he argues that they were "subtle in their style and presentation" when compared to other horror films, so not only "the public but also the critics responded to Lewton's new style of horror film, and he received a great deal of praise, one of his most vocal supporters being James Agee" (73). Although Brosnan may be right about Lewton's "unique place in the history… Expand
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