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
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
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.
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.
The Pit and the Pendulum collector set; Great Horror Movie Villains Paper Dolls; Skull Area Rug; Blacula Pillow
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.
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.
Menu: Cryptic Plasm.
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.
Features reviews of Among the Sleep, and Pulp Horror #1 – Moth Man.
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.