Inside Issue #146

SOMETHING IS WATCHING

Cold-weather Canuck slasher film Curtains returns - the director and stars reveal the torturous tale of making the movie and why it's earned such a cult following. PLUS: Director Richard Ciupka sends us his original shooting script so we can reveal for the first time the Curtains that might have been.

by James Burrell

 

FRANCHISE FREAKSHOWS

With genre TV series booming right now, we look back at shows based on our favourite horror films. PLUS: Some horror TV spin-offs never even make it to series - these are the pilots that time, decency and common sense forgot.

by Adam Clarke

 

EXPLOSIONS OF GRANDEUR

With Scanners getting the Criterion treatment, writer/director David Cronenberg and star Stephen Lack bring us back to the head-bursting days of tax-shelter body horror.

by Michael Doyle

 

DEMON DUTY

On the disgusting set of Scott Derrickson's Deliver Us From Evil, we discover just how nasty the battle between good and evil can get in this hybrid of cop action flick, exorcism chiller and detective film.

by Owen Williams

 

 


NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND

On the case.

 

DREADLINES

Oculus director to adapt Stephen King's Gerald's Game; Vamps and Science collide in TV adaptation of V-Wars comic; Heretic aims to up the haunted house ante

 

THE CORONER'S REPORT

Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six: Stings of Death.

 

NEEDFUL THINGS

The Pit and the Pendulum collector set; Great Horror Movie Villains Paper Dolls; Skull Area Rug; Blacula Pillow

 

CINEMACABRE

CineMacabre features reviews of Only Lovers Left Alive, Godzilla, Willow Creek, Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero, The Den, Beneath, Afterlife: Season 1. House in the Alley, House of Dust, Bloodmarsh Krackoon, Gila!, and Return of the Killer Shrews. Reissues reviews Possession (1981), Countess Dracula (1971), Dan Curtis' Dracula (1974), and Final Exam (1981).

 

THE LATE-NITE ARCHIVE

In The Vault: Night of the Cobra Woman.

 

BOWEN'S BASEMENT

Dug Up: Evilspeak.

 

BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS

Features The Empty Man, plus reviews of Mars Attacks: First Born #1, Nailbiter #1, The Woods #1, Madame Frankenstein #1, and London Horror Comic #6.

 

THE NINTH CIRCLE

Spotlight: Josh Malerman's Bird Box. Plus reviews of The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Six, Searchers After Horror, Subversive Horror Cinema: Countercultural Messages of Films From Frankenstein to the Present, Zombies: Shambling Through the Ages, Justin Macumber's Still Water, Interviews Too Shocking to Print!, Sean Munger's Zombie Rebellion, Hayley Campbell's The Art of Neil Gaiman, and David Barker and W.H. Pugmire's The Revenant of Rebecca Pascal.

 

THE FRIGHT GALLERY

On Display: Doug P'Gosh.

THE GORE-MET

Menu: Cryptic Plasm.

AUDIO DROME

Featuring occult rockers Blood Ceremony. Listen to My Nightmare rounds up other occult bands. Plus reviews of Wolf Creek II OST, The Omen OST, Proxy OST, MTT, Psycho Charger, The Panic Beats, Possession, T.O.M.B., and Autopsy.

 

PLAY DEAD

Features reviews of Among the Sleep, and Pulp Horror #1 - Moth Man.

 

CLASSIC CUT

John S. Robertson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

 

GIVEAWAYS THIS ISSUE

5 new subscribers will win a month of Horror Block, courtesy of Horror Block.

 

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