Inside Issue #153

THE KING OF COLOSSAL

He earned the name ‘Mr. B.I.G..’ for his movies about giant monsters. Now, 25 years after his last release, we track down the legendary Bert I. Gordon to talk about his new film... and a legacy of keeping it large.

by Preston Fassel and Paul Corupe

 

PHOTOGRAPHIC GROTESQUE

He created images of monsters, freaks and ravaged women long before America was ready for them, his writings helped found the Church of Satan, and his philosophies about the unnatural are revolutionary. Yet William Mortensen remains shockingly underexposed...

by Dave Alexander

 

IN THE KEY OF MADNESS

John Carpenter’s synth soundtracks are as legendary as his films. Now the master of the minimalist score releases his first album of music for horror movies that exist only in your head.

by Aaron Von Lupton/p>

 

THE CURIOUS TALE OF A FRENCH ANATOMIST

Medical master or visionary artist? Honoré Fragonard was both. And the first to bring science into the theatre of grim spectacle.

by Paul Koudounaris

 

MONSTER WITH A LAPTOP

Director Nacho Vigalonso opens up about Open Windows, his terrifying Hitchcockian film about voyeurism and cyberbullying.

by Preston Fassel

 

 


NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND

Capturing Mortensen.

 

DREADLINES

News highlights, horror happenings.

 

THE CORONER'S REPORT

Weird stats and morbid facts.

 

NEEDFUL THINGS

Strange trinkets from our bazaar of the bizarre.

 

CINEMACABRE

The latest films, the newest DVDs and reissues.

 

THE LATE-NITE ARCHIVE

In The Vault: A Candle for the Devil.

 

BOWEN'S BASEMENT

Dug Up: Luther the Geek.

 

BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS

Inked In: The Fly: Outbreak.

 

THE NINTH CIRCLE

Spotlight: Sara Taylor’s Boring Girls.

 

THE FRIGHT GALLERY

On Display: The art of Skinner.

 

THE GORE-MET

Menu: Two from Adam Ahlbrandt.

 

AUDIO DROME

Spotlight: Venom.

 

PLAY DEAD

Featuring: Elder Sign and Eldritch Horror: Mountains of Madness.

 

CLASSIC CUT

Call of Cthulhu RPG

 

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