Inside Issue #140
IS THERE SOMEONE INSIDE YOU?
On the 40th anniversary of The Exorcist, director William Friedkin gives us a rare, candid interview and shares his thoughts on the film, possession, God and, of course, the Devil. PLUS: William Peter Blatty's Lost Screenplay Collection brings us five unfilmed scripts, and more!
by Michael Doyle and Sean Plummer
THE BLACKEST NIGHT
Wes Craven relates the fantastic, sometimes nightmarish story behind the making of The Serpent and the Rainbow, his underrated masterpiece of voodoo horror.
LOOK ON THE DARK SIDE OF LIFE
An officer of the Order of the British Empire and one of the horror genre's most prolific screenwriters, Thriller creator Brian Clemens helps us look back on his amazing career.
by Dave Stewart
FEAR IS IN THE EAR
Peter Strickland takes us inside Berberian Sound Studio, his giallo-themed film that explores the art of making you squirm.
by Stuart F. Andrews
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUNDAn excellent day for The Exorcist.
DREADLINESAstron-6 in production on a giallo co-starring Udo Kier; Massachusetts' Bridgewater Triangle exposed in new documentary; Pontypool director returns to horror with Hellions
THE CORONER'S REPORTWeird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six: Pazuzu's Perversity.
NEEDFUL THINGSPenguin Horror; Bones Stack game; Women in Horror calendar; Dexter Series Set (Blood Slides)
CINEMACABRECineMacabre features reviews of In the Flesh, The Secret of Crickley Hall, American Horror Story: Asylum, Machete Kills, Grimm: Season 2, Bad Milo!, Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th, The Life After Death Project, Shiver, Zombie Hunter, Zombie Undead, Zombie A-Hole and Bath Salt Zombies. Reissues reviews Eyes Without a Face (1960), John Carpenter's Halloween 35th Anniversary Edition (1978), Psycho II (1983), Psycho III (1986), How to Seduce a Virgin (1974), Night of the Comet (1984) and The Fly (1958).
THE LATE-NITE ARCHIVEIn The Vault: Man Beast.
BOWEN'S BASEMENTDug Up: Charm.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURSFeatures Ghastly Awards, plus reviews of The Occultist #1 of 5, Cryptozoic Man #1, The Mysterious Strangers #5, Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight #1, and Liberty Annual 2013.
THE NINTH CIRCLESpotlight: Xerox Ferox: The Wild World of the Horror Film Fanzine. Library of the Damned discusses The Sex Lives of Monsters with poet/author Helen Marshall. Plus, reviews of Pete Rawlik's Reanimators, Bad Seeds: Evil Progeny, Devil's Advocates: The Silence of the Lambs, Ramsey Campbell's Ghosts Know, Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga's The Walking Dead: The Fall of the Governor, Part One, Steve Newlin's Field Guide to Vampires, and Jonathan L. Howard's Johannes Cabal: The Fear Institute.
THE FRIGHT GALLERYOn Display: The Happy Undertaker Mysteries.
THE GORE-METMenu: I Spit On Your Grave 2.
AUDIO DROMEFeaturing the death metal of Broken Hope. Listen to My Nightmare spins Slasher Dave's Spookhouse. Plus reviews of Insidious: Chapter 2 OST, L'Isola Dei Morti Viventi OST, The Goblin OST, Majeure, New Goblin, Creepsville '13: A Tribute to Forbidden Dimension, The House of Haunt, The Dead Morticians, and Noctum.
PLAY DEADFeatures reviews of The Wolf Among Us, The Last of Us: Abandoned Territories DLC, Pacific Rim, Zombie! Zombie! Zombie! HD, Beyond the Dead, and Monster Loves You!
CLASSIC CUTMaurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are.
GIVEAWAYS THIS ISSUE
15 new subscribers will win a copy of The Exorcist: Extended Director's Cut and Original Theatrical Version Blu-ray, courtesy of Warner Bros.