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Introduction to the new edition
Johnny Walker

factors ranging from shifts in national film policy to the boom in accessible prosumer technology and the rise of DVD and online streaming platforms. The new slasher boom of the mid-1990s and a spike in East Asian and European horror production led to a swelling in popularity for the genre in cinemas and on video. As far as theatrically released films are concerned, Scream (Wes Craven, 1996) showed that there was international demand for youth-oriented genre pictures, while The Blair Witch Project (Eduardo

in Hammer and beyond
Jonathan Rayner

with a young recruit, Bill, enjoying a leaving party with family and friends before departing for Vietnam. His thoughts rest squarely on sex with his girlfriend before his departure, and on guaranteeing that she will write while he is away. The realities of war, and especially the particularities of the conflict in South East Asia, remain distant as the platoon embark on a Qantas airliner and drink Fosters beer en route for Vietnam. The American influence behind their deployment is implied in airline trolleys emblazoned

in Contemporary Australian cinema