Living Dead Girl announces pre-orders for "Exorcism" debut + reveals album art: "Exorcism" Set for Release on June 11.
The masked and costumed killer racks up quite a (practical-effects) body count.
Author Lindy Ryan is back to help you get in an autumn mood with her spooky must-reads for September!
The "SOUTHERN VAMPIRE MYSTERIES" author talks about the fifth installment of her "GUNNIE ROSE" series.
It’s a reboot of the 2018 no-budget CURSE OF THE SLASHER NURSE with more funds and a reimagined antiheroine.
The supernatural chiller begins shooting next month.
Exclusive Interview: Director Scott Derrickson on “THE BLACK PHONE’s” living and dead characters & more; Part Two
He used a number of cinematic tricks to create the eerie and dramatic horror hit.
Do legacy slashers truly empower our favorite horror heroines, or do them a disservice by leaving them locked in an endless cycle of trauma from which growth is impossible?
In "Bad Mother Nature," Rue Morgue's Online Assistant Editor will serve as your guide through various Eco-horror films and analyze the cultural fears and anxieties that drive them.
Rik Mayall's polarizing comedy "classic" joins the label's eclectic slate of 2021 releases, along with a John Russo-penned shocker, rare Carroll Baker giallo, and bizarro Christian slasher – all never before on Blu-ray in the U.S.
Sporadically diverting, but the movie only occasionally clears the over-the-top high bar it sets for itself.
It's an uneven and uneasy marriage of media-age satire and over-the-top bloodshed.
FINAL GIRLS BERLIN Film Festival to present a virtual component February 4-7 2021, and a physical edition planned for Halloween weekend.
A three-part documentary on cult-classic cinema begins its VOD/digital rollout this week, and we’ve got an exclusive excerpt dealing with one of the greatest horror films in history.
Christmas time is the joyous season for defeating Mickey Rooney and his lethal toys!
Writer/director Michael Mongillo deftly weaves together art-house horror, police procedural, unorthodox love story and dramatic character study in this boy-meets-ghost tale.
Christian Alexander Morán’s LET'S PLAY DEAD GIRL is a short film that explores the motivations that drove two 12-year-old girls to attempt to murder another teen as a sacrifice to the Slender Man.
“TALES FROM THE HOOD 2,” “ONE CUT OF THE DEAD” and more in second wave of Fantasia 2018 announcements!
A sequel to a cult-fave anthology chiller, a celebrated Japanese meta-zombie movie and new films from the directors of I SAW THE DEVIL, ANGUISH and the celebrated short LOVE FOR MOTHER ONLY are among the second round of features unveiled as part of the lineup at Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival next month. Read on for all the info.
THE DARK brings true heart to the horror genre, while providing just enough of the blood and guts to keep harder-core fans satisfied.
August 4th kicks off with Revengeamatics, a season where the wronged get to make things right, where the wicked are punished and where our hero will go through hell to make sure that comeuppance is violently meted out no matter the cost.
ARROW’s February Lineup Includes the Premiere of “Orchestrator of Storms: The Fantastique World Of Jean Rollin”
ARROW's February SVOD lineup highlights a love of cinema with deep dives into Jean Rollin, Robert Altman, Sonny Chiba, Charles Band, and more...
While THE MUNSTERS gig is understandably jarring to those who know Zombie only through his films, kitsch B-movie horror has always been the bedrock of his copious musical output.
Euro-cult heavyweights Joe D'Amato and Bruno Mattei go head to head for the filthiest "Caligula" crown, plus a fully-revved edition of Sandy Harbutt's "Stone!"
Crackle and Redbox are delivering a sack full of terror this holiday season with all the horror titles available on their free streaming services in December!
Movies featuring witches as protagonists tend to be quite progressive but few wear their feminism on their sleeve quite like THE DEVONSVILLE TERROR. Ulli Lommel’s 1983 film tells the violent story of a town built on torturing women, and at the culmination of a deadly inquisition, a woman burned at the stake places a curse on the Devonsville men that will follow their descendants for the next 300 years.
October 1's Seasonal offerings kicks off with Shocktober 31 (UK/IRE/US/CA). 31 days, 31 movies.
Blending horror with melodrama, Jennifer Reeder’s films are not for everyone... And she embraces that.
Spooky season is upon us! As we head into fall, check out these On-Demand horror/sci-fi/thriller films streaming this month. Among the highlights: Norway’s "Good Boy," Stephen King documentary "King on Screen," and classics and new titles from Redbox and Crackle.
Check out new films from Andrew Jara, Carter Smith, and Christopher Fox, as well as offerings from Crackle and Redbox.
I NEED TO TALK TO YOU: Father Figures and Finding Connection Through “WE’RE ALL GOING TO THE WORLD’S FAIR”
Contributor Emily Gagne explores the rough terrain of teen identity in this deep dive into Jane Schoenbrun's coming-of-age horror film.
Though she lives under the sea, this half-human half-octopus sorceress embodies many traits of the classic witch.
There will be so much to rage about at the major Canadian genre showcase.
A mostly forgotten 1998 cyber-slasher, this picture details the exploits of “Captain Howdy,” a sadist obsessed with body modification and inflicting pain on others. If there’s a film that exemplifies late-90s internet and alternative culture, this is it.
Check out the upcoming releases from the short horror streaming service.
This installment of PIERCING THE VEIL honors today's New Moon in Taurus, while revisiting themes of the recent Scorpio Eclipse energy woven throughout Guillermo del Toro's "Crimson Peak." Tarot spread included!
In celebration of World Dracula Day, our own author-in-residence, Lindy Ryan, and writer Nat Cassidy got together to discuss their unique takes on vampire lore in their highly anticipated upcoming novels.
The latest from our own author-in-residence and fan(g) book reviewer is coming next spring.
The scream streamer has a full slate of frightful films set through the summer.
The film is a captivating celebration and exploration of the darkest depths of a bygone era; of late-night TV and video store rentals; of the morally ambiguous male and the femme fatale; of deceit, infidelity, and dark, dangerous desires. Behind closed doors, it’s clear there’s an undeniable attraction to something as simple yet forbidden as, “The guy, the girl, and the gun.”
SHUDDER’S ANNUAL “HALFWAY TO HALLOWEEN” CELEBRATION KICKS OFF APRIL 1 WITH KILLER LINEUP OF ORIGINAL FILMS AND SERIES
The premium streaming service for horror, thriller, and the supernatural debuts a new season of the popular horror anthology Slasher: Ripper, starring Eric McCormack, a new season of The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs, a The Boulet Brothers’ Halfway to Halloween Special, and the Shudder Original film From Black.
THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE is ostensibly a story about death. André Øvredal’s terrifying film follows Austin (Emile Hirsch) and Tommy (Brian Cox), a father-son team of coroners tasked with examining a body found partially buried beneath a brutal crime scene. Rather than discover and report her tragic story, they inadvertently awaken a powerful witch hellbent on reclaiming her own autonomy.
Whether you're a dedicated otaku or just a horror fan looking for new avenues of fright this Halloween, Crunchyroll has you covered with these spooky, gory, and sometimes hilarious anime favorites.
New releases this month include Lucky McKee's OLD MAN, SLASH/BACK, THE VISITOR, and more!
October 1 starts the best month of the year with "Two Witches". With its super-saturated color palette, tenebrous art design, and electrifying soundtrack, "Two Witches" presents two truly terrifying conjoined tales of witchery, paranoia, and terror that hark back to the gory thrills of classic Euro horrors.
In this installment of PIERCING THE VEIL, Jillian Kristina explores the driving power of love, the liminality of death, and the language of tarot through the Adams Family ripper, THE DEEPER YOU DIG.
Both lineups offered especially intriguing, consistently engrossing and sometimes quite frightening slices of horror, science fiction, fantasy and general weirdness.
First wave of Brooklyn Horror Film Festival announcements includes “MEGALOMANIAC,” “THE HARBINGER,” a big Fulci retrospective & more
The 2022 edition of New York City’s best horror film fest has an especially exciting lineup, and we’ve got the first round of titles, with photos.
Terror takes root at Universal Studios Orlando this fall with a total of 10 haunted houses, including six all-new original concepts, five scare zones and two shows designed to bring the deepest fears to life!
The horror streamer is your home for Halloween with a 61-day celebration starting September 1 through October 31.
The director and star of the long-lost cult favorite starring Natasha Lyonne reveal all!
Second wave of Fantasia 2022 titles brings horror and action from all over the world; full details & photos
There are thrills of all kinds and a tribute to a Canadian trailblazer set for the 26th edition of North America’s top genre festival.
Travel to The Further with Jillian Kristina in this week's PIERCING THE VEIL, as she explores astral projection, fear, and becoming our own lights in the dark.
North America’s coolest genre fest is back to in-person screenings, and the first round of this year’s very impressive lineup has been revealed.
The Last Drive-In's Joe Bob Briggs and Darcy the Mail Girl are kicking off the 10th annual Panic Fest with a special 20th-anniversary screening of Don Coscarelli's Bubba Ho-Tep on Thursday, April 28 at 7 pm CST at Screenland Armour Theatre.
BUTCHER BAKER NIGHTMARE MAKER is a thrilling commentary on Reagan-era homophobia and the hypocrisy of family values that haunts our political and social landscape today.
Haneke's masterpiece is part open letter, part satire, and part indictment of our ongoing obsession with violence and terror.
At the center of FROM's terrifying mystery is an intriguing and diverse cast of characters; each of the small-town residents seems to have a specific part to play in this frightening scenario. One of the most enigmatic is Sara Myers, portrayed by Avery Konrad ("Sacred Lies," SyFy's "Van Helsing"), who recently talked with Rue Morgue about her role.
Welcome to March, Rue Morgue readers! This month, check out new releases like ARROW’s "Knocking" or older titles that are also available this month, such as Shudder’s selection of New French Extremity films.
Walkers’ feature film debut has proven that he has an eye and mind to create a twisted blend of comedy and horror with the latter providing better results. Being able to have something to say with both comes as an added bonus.
Though there are moments of joy and terror, Lee Ann Kurr's film ultimately commits the cardinal teenage sin; it feels like it’s trying too hard.
The streamer has announced its lineup of original movies for this year, including a number of horror and dark fantasy titles.
The cinematic celebration of all things fantastic, frightening, paranormal, and just plain weird, is now in its 6th year. The festival takes place March 4-6, 2022 at the Micon Downtown Cinema in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
The UK’s No.1 horror & fantasy film festival is back in person at the Glasgow Film Theatre, which for 17 glorious years has been FrightFest’s second home, as part of the internationally renowned Glasgow Film Festival.
We take a look at the ways in which innovations in communication have shaped the slasher series from 1996 to the present.
The monsters walk among us, we just have to do a little better than them to survive.
Justin McDevitt asks the eternal question: we’re all rooting for Louise Fletcher, right?
Check out a new batch of short films from Mat Johns, Joseph Dwyer, and Maxwell Nalevansky & Carl Fry.
New Shudder original and exclusive films streaming this month!
Christian Nilsson's meta thriller, starring Larry Fessenden, offers a clever, pandemic-time take on conspiracy theories.
The anime streaming service has curated a handy list of titles that readers are sure to enjoy!
The author discusses her family's time in the "Conjuring" house and the new T+E documentary revisiting the events.
Get a peek at the four different kinds of fright coming to Amazon Prime next month.
Vampires, housebound horror and more are part of the lineup premiering in October.
We catch up with the veteran actor to discuss working with his adolescent costar, love of dogs, and what he makes of the initial reactions to his character's latest chapter in "Don't Breathe 2".
The Horror punk rocker preps for the inevitable with a little help from his friends.
Final wave of Fantasia 2021 titles includes the latest from Takashi Miike, “THE NIGHT HOUSE” and many more
The Fantasia International Film Festival has revealed the final round of features for its 25th edition, and it’s more great stuff.
We examine Michele Martin's contemporary retelling of the classic tale by looking at its roots.
The 1936 sequel to Tod Browning's immortal classic is far too subtle in its sapphic suggestiveness.
Beat the heat by staying in with all new titles on your favorite streaming sites this July! Offerings include Netflix’s Fear Street trilogy, 28 Days (and Weeks) Later, Scream 1-3, and many more...
Check out the list of all of the new releases scheduled for this month on the short horror streaming service.
Special “THE SUICIDE SQUAD” screening leads second wave of Fantasia International Film Festival 2021 features
A new slew of genre movies big and small have been announced for the Montreal event.
The Blitz//Berlin band member talks about '90s nostalgia and what it takes to make it in the industry.
Start summer off right with all new horror titles on your favorite streaming sites!
Damian McCarthy's film seems more interested in defining itself by all the tropes it doesn’t fall into rather than doing anything of its own with gusto.
The sister duo behind the self-described horror "recap podcast" talk favorite films and plans for their second season.
The long-running Montreal-based genre showcase has a slew of exciting movies coming in its 25th edition.
There is nothing enjoyable or fun about the events unfolding on-screen in MARTYRS. It is not a romp, but an ordeal, a protracted exploration of trauma and guilt. It is gutting, and it is absolutely brilliant.
Plus, "Shaun of the Dead" officially licensed T-shirts and more!
The '80s icon tells us all about hosting the new paranormal docu-series.
Vinegar Syndrome shines up the mid-'90s video store staple.
Featuring a new season of hit series "Creepshow," the return of "The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs," and a new exclusive movie every week!
WITNESS INFECTION to take a bite out of audiences: a star-studded cast of voice actors faces warring families and the living dead. Available across North America on Digital HD and Cable VOD March 30th.
A different kind of infected attackers threaten the young protagonist of this independent production.
New films from Travis Stevens, Mickey Keating, Kier-La Janisse and Jacob Gentry are among the genre fare in this year’s fest.
The label's 2011 anthology effort is back in good hands.
It feels as fresh today as it did when it opened in 1990, and its pleasures are only compounded by this special edition.
We hear from both the director and, for the first time, the actress who brought the new freak to life.
Check out the January highlights from SHUDDER, including original and exclusive television and movies - streaming 2021!
HorrorHound's editor-in-chief gives us an exclusive peek at the project, live now on Kickstarter!
It’s the biggest game-changer on the slasher scene since SCREAM.
Take a first look at the time-looping horror film from director Craig Singer.
There is an insane level of creativity on display in each and every segment.
Best known for her roles in the "Halloween" series, Danielle Harris tells us all about her upcoming film, and if she’d ever be willing to return to the franchise!
Get a load of "Pretty Boy," your new favorite masked killer!
A father and daughter fall prey to deadly zealotry in the Canadian chiller releasing later this month.
Bring the drive-in to your living room with this weekend watchlist!
World premieres and many other fear flicks will be showcased by this joint venture between several of the country’s top horror events!
There are a number of horrific cult favorites on the longtime disc company's slate.
RUE MORGUE takes a second look at the forgotten 90's horror gem IDLE HANDS.
We previously told you about the WELCOME TO THE BLUMHOUSE series of horror features coming to Amazon Prime Video, and now we’ve got more info and images.
Exclusive comments, art and details: Scream queen doc “SCREAMING IN HIGH HEELS” on fully loaded Blu-ray
B-movie favorites Linnea Quigley, Brinke Stevens and Michelle Bauer are spotlighted in this 10th-anniversary special-edition disc.
Final wave of Fantasia International Film Festival features, plus panels by RUE MORGUE editors/writers and more!
The movies will be just part of the attraction at the 2020 Fantasia International Film Festival, being held digitally August 20-September 2. Read on for the third and last announcement of films and live events!
For its 21st edition, the UK’s most popular horror and fantasy festival is going on-line, with a jam-packed lineup of 25 films showing between August 27-31. The full schedule and info on the movies have now been released.
Check out the list of all of the new releases scheduled for this month on the short horror streaming service.
We pick the director's brain about his wonderfully weird Arrow Video Channel exclusive!
Montreal’s Fantasia fest is going digital this year, and the first round of its typically impressive lineup of movies has been revealed, along with the poster.
A frightening variation on GROUNDHOG DAY unfolds in a new movie from award-winning filmmaker Craig Singer, which is set to debut later this year.
CRIMSON PEAK remains Guillermo Del Toro's crowning achievements of subversion.
One of the more talked about films of late, a Korean movie called Parasite, capped off its great run last week with multiple wins at the Oscars. Unfortunately, it is not a horror movie about bloodthirsty alien chest-bursters.
The Haitian voodoo past isn’t dead in Bertrand Bonello’s hybrid triumph; it’s alive and well at a French boarding school.
We first told you about Chad Ferrin’s THE DEEP ONES, described as “a Lovecraftian ROSEMARY’S BABY,” a couple of weeks back, and now we’ve landed an exclusive look at a batch of first photos, along with words from the director and cast.
"Byleth: The Demon of Incest" and "Werewolf In A Girls' Dormitory" to make Blu-ray/DVD debuts!
Blue Underground's 4K 3-Disc Limited Edition of the Argento/Romero collab is one of the year's most impressive releases
Monsters are the new black, according to one pint-sized critic.
Talking Devil-worship, social disparity and dry cleaning with Grady Hendrix and Chelsea Stardust of SATANIC PANIC.
This month we have shorts from Izzy Lee, Ryan Oksenberg, Jeremy Herbert, and Rafael De Leon, Jr.
“DANIEL ISN’T REAL,” Brazilian horror and more in Brooklyn Horror Film Festival ’19 first wave, plus poster
New York City’s top showcase for exciting new genre fare returns in October for its fourth year, and the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival has announced its extensive first round of features, and also unveiled the event’s poster.
The ghastly incidents from Schwartz’s books are staged and shot for maximum creep power.
A look at three failed horror TV shows from the 1970s
LEZZIE BORDEN reflects on the current state of LGBTQ representations in horror: it’s hits, it’s misses and it’s future.
Returning for one more event of season 8, Little Terrors is presenting a line-up full of twisted genre premieres this Friday, June 7th, 9pm, Eyesore Cinema.
Fall into a Mexican Gothic horror in THE BLACK PIT OF DR. M!
So what’s the best unsung horror film, the most special diamond in the rough? Literally everyone has a different answer (aside from the occasional adventurous soccer mom who might have seen Re-animator or Toxic Avenger through partially covered eyes).
Even completist fans of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost might want to give a pass to this horror/comedy, which only sporadically hits his targets.
Join us for this "deliciously layered, visually atmospheric, gravely underappreciated seasonal thriller aflame with the embers of a classic campfire yarn."
The classic, eerie TV ghost stories of SHADES OF DARKNESS
The eagerly awaited world premiere of the latest feature from Larry Fessenden opens the second edition of New York City’s genre-centric What the Fest!? Jump past the jump for the full details.
I was eager to see some Indian horror cinema, but in my search I found many that were just horror tinged dramas or comedies. However I was pleased to find a recent horror blockbuster, 2017s “The House Next Door.”
We believe that money—or a lack thereof— shouldn't stand between creators and their dreams. Ergo, we've compiled some of this month's best horror projects that just need a little financial boost to get going.
"I recently had the honor of being invited to speak at the 2018 Salem Horror Fest in Salem, MA on the topic of the horror genre serving as an engine for resistance against systematic oppression. While I pulled some of the lecture material from past installments of Hallowed Horrors, I thought it might be of interest to Rue Morgue readers if I posted a properly edited version of my talk here. Enjoy!"
THE RANGER is a fun ’80s-throwback slasher flick where motto becomes misguided mission, and rules are held more sacred than human life.
Yann Gonzalez’s Cannes fever-dream sensation KNIFE + HEART to open, North American Premiere of THE RUSALKA to close, 35th Anniversary screening of SLEEPAWAY CAMP, new HEAD TRIP feature program and more!
A cautionary tale about the iniquities and violence that can be visited upon corporeal humans when we veer into the lane of eternity—albeit with a very real and affecting humanity.
The biggest horror screening event in the Southeast U.S. has its fourth annual edition in August; read on for the first wave of announcements for Florida’s Popcorn Frights Film Festival.
VIDAR THE VAMPIRE isn’t for every taste, and if some of its transgressions are more clever than others, it ultimately amuses more than it offends.
From Dream Warriors' Taryn to the glorious Tarman, all your 80's movie dreams are about to come true with these ghoulish custom horror fashion dolls.
Rue Morgue exclusively announces a forthcoming collection of writings exploring the cultural history of religion in horror cinema. Scared Sacred: Idolatry, Religion and Worship in the Horror Film is edited by Rebecca Booth (author of the forthcoming The Devil Rides Out [Devil’s Advocates]) and Erin Thompson ([formerly Miskell] owner and editor of The Backseat Driver Reviews), due for release early in 2019 from House of Leaves Publishing.
Seeing SHOCKING DARK in this spiffed-up widescreen edition has the effect of making it seem like a different movie—though not, alas, a better one.
For just its second installment, taking place next month, Chicago’s Cinepocalypse festival has lined up an impressive slate of fright features and other genre fare. Read on for the full details.
These filmmakers prove most impressively that you don’t have to spill a lot of guts when you can bring heart and soul to the zombie realm.
Celebrate Bloody Bunny Sunday the horror way with a selection of Easter Horror Shorts.
Our monthly showcase of horror short films hosted at IMAGINE CINEMAS CARLTON on Wednesday, March 28 @ 9 PM and featuring two full hours of the craziest, goriest, most-disturbing and off-the-wall short films the genre has to offer!
A queer kinkster’s perspective on RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 3.
The Halloween celebration takes place all October long at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Yonkers, NY. Screen bloodsuckers of the 1990s, 3D thrillers old and new and many more will be showcased, many in 35mm; read on for the full lineup.
Over a career that has encompassed more than 100 roles since 1989’s THE UNBELIEVABLE TRUTH, actor Bill Sage has appeared in horror films ranging from AMERICAN PSYCHO to Jim Mickle’s cannibal-family story WE ARE WHAT WE ARE. Now he has taken on the truly deranged lead of WELCOME TO WILLITS, and tells RUE MORGUE about it in this exclusive chat.
INSIDE ISSUE #165 Features BLOOD BATH AT THE FREAK SHOW With a maniacal new album out this month and his latest murder movie screaming up behind it, Rob Zombie weighs in about his newest choice cuts. Plus: Spotlights on Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 and bassist Piggy D. By Aaron Von Lupton SLICE ’EM ...
INSIDE ISSUE #65 IN THE SHADOW OF THE TALL MAN Don Coscarelli reminisces about his genre-bending, skull-drilling, shape-shifting series, Phantasm. Plus: Interviews with Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, and more! by John W. Bowen, Brad Abraham and Joseph O’Brien ANIMATING HELLBOY Tad Stones and Mike Mignola discuss the trials and tribulations of creating two movie-length Hellboy ...
INSIDE ISSUE #84 STAINED SNOW, LOST SOULS One of the most unique and haunting vampire films ever made, Sweden’s Let the Right One In is poised to chill your blood. Interviews with Tomas Alfredson and novelist John Ajvide Lindqvist. by Mitch Davis and Monica S. Kuebler YOUNG BLOODLOVERS Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling young adult novel Twilight ...
INSIDE ISSUE #89 RAIMI, REPOSSESSED More than fifteen years and three blockbuster Spider-Man movies since the last Evil Dead film, Sam Raimi returns to his low-budget horror roots with Drag Me To Hell. Featuring interviews with the director, co-screenwriter Ivan Raimi and makeup effects guru Greg Nicotero. by Phil Brown, Jovanka Vuckovic and Joseph O’Brien ...
INSIDE ISSUE #98 THE CREATURE INCARNATE When Paul Naschy died this past November, he left behind a legacy of monster movies. In an exclusive 2007 interview, the actor, writer, director and producer talks about being the “Lon Chaney of Spain.”Plus: The essential Naschy filmography, and an interview with his biographer.by Mirek Lipinski, Shade Rupe and ...
INSIDE ISSUE #99 FREDDY VS. FREDDY One, two, Freddy’s born anew…Robert Englund passes the glove to Jackie Earle Haley for the remake of A Night on Elm Street. Both actors help us dissect the iconic boogeyman.Plus: Interviews with the remake’s director Sam Bayer, Heather Langenkamp and the makers of a new documentary on the original ...
INSIDE ISSUE #100 RUE MORGUE BLACK 100 Featuring a black-on-black spot-varnished cover! ROYAL BLOOD: AN INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTOPER LEE To celebrate our 100th issue, Rue Morgue proudly presents the ongoing story of the genre’s greatest living legend and the studio that made him an icon.Plus: Interviews with Hammer star Ingrid Pitt, the man who revived ...
INSIDE ISSUE #105 WE ALL GO A LITTLE MAD SOMETIMES Fifty years ago Marion met Norman at the Bates Motel and the modern horror film was born. Rue Morgue’s panel of experts celebrates the lunatic legacy of Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece. Featuring Wes Craven, assistant director Hilton Green, and authors Stephen Rebello and David Thomson. PLUS: ...
INSIDE ISSUE #107 BAD TIDINGS Finland’s Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale taps into the grim lineage of Santa Claus to deliver a Yuletide yarn for horror fans. PLUS: Krampus and the Dutch slasher movie Sint.by Trevor Tuminski, Jan Doense, James King and Alice Jaroschek DAMNATION AND ALCHEMY Guillermo del Toro’s debut feature, Cronos. To celebrate, ...
INSIDE ISSUE #117 OVERTURE OF FEAR The story behind 1925’s The Phantom of the Opera is as ugly and elusive as the character himself. The man behind the film’s latest incarnation delves into its legacy. PLUS: Carla Laemmle, the last surviving cast member of the original Phantom, recalls the making of a masterpiece, and composer ...
INSIDE ISSUE #149 MASTER OF BIOMECHANICAL NIGHTMARES We gather H.R. Giger’s friends, collaborators and artistic offspring to celebrate his life, career and legacy, featuring Leslie Barany, Paul Booth, Roger Christian, Alejandro Jodorowsky and William Malone. PLUS: Debbie Harry on Giger, Jodorowsky’s Dune director Frank Pavich, and the Aliens reunion. by Michael Doyle, Shade Rupe, Phil ...
The Small Gauge Trauma short-film showcase is one of the highlights of the Fantasia International Film Festival for many of its regulars. This year’s lineup, encompassing nine works from seven countries, was in keeping with programmer Mitch Davis’ vision to present innovative horror experimentation as only the short form can deliver. In the past, he has exposed some of the form’s most visceral examples, and this year the emphasis was a little different, if no less impressive.
A scary and imaginative take on seeing dead people.