INSIDE ISSUE #54
THE EVIL THAT MEN REDO
It seems any and every fright flick of note is getting a major studio makeover. Director Alexandre Aja talks about his highly anticipated return to Wes Craven’s hillbilly horror classic The Hills Have Eyes. Plus: interviews with Craven, effects master Greg Nicotero, upcoming remakes and more!
by John W. Bowen, Monica S. Kuebler, Dave Alexander, Tom Murray and Jovanka Vuckovic
A look at the life and work of the father of the Japanese mystery story. Plus: reviews of the two recently translated tales and a guide to the best Rampo-inspired films.
by Jason LaPeyre and Tom Mes
TERROR HAS BIG PIXELS
The precursors to Resident Evil, Silent Hill, House of the Dead and Alone in the Dark were typically based on fright flicks of their era. Retro game fans have resurrected these early classics on Internet-based emulators. Log-on and play at your own risk!
by Matthew Bradford
MINSTREL OF THE MACABRE
With a playfully maniacal grasp of the grim, Joseph Whiteford channels his uniquely twisted tales into a variety of media including the humorous, horror-inspired music of Harley Poe.
by Dave Alexander
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Genre vets collaborate for Trapped Ashes horror anthology; Archetype Films leads horror production boom in Hamilton, Ontario; Podcasting poised to be the newest trend in horror fiction.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. The Rue Morgue Sick Top Six Instances of Thoracic Eruptions.
Jawbone Business Card Holder, H.P. Lovecraft Jewelery, 27.5″ Pumpkinhead Maquette, Nail Head Bicycle Helmet Cover
Featuring: The Hills Have Eyes, Karla, R-Point, Underworld: Evolution, Green River Killer, Creep, The Mangler Reborn, Zombie Honeymoon, Evil Breed; The Legend of Samhain, Santa’s Slay, Le Portrait De Petite Cossette and more! Reissues presents Werewolves on Wheels, The Children, Don’t Go In The House, Slime City, Don’t Deliver Us From Evil, Buddy Boy, Cyclone, Slaughter of the Vampires, The Dark, Vampire Ecstasy, Pulse, The Beast Box, and much more!
INDIE TERROR FEST:
Spotlight on Mexican filmmaker Aaron Soto
The Virgin Spring (1960)
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Deadbeats, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, Soul Searchers, 30 Days of Night: Dead Space, Black Harvest, Cry Wolf, Elk’s Run, Shadow Rock
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight on Brom’s The Plucker, also featuring The Lure of the Vampire: Gender, Fiction and Fandom From Bram Stoker to Buffy, Civil War Ghost Stories, Kenneth Strickfaden: Dr. Frankenstein’s Electrician, Cherie Priest’s Four and Twenty Blackbirds, Dark Delicacies anthology, The Midnight Hour, and more!
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
Dark Delicacies – Burbank, California.
Menu: The Gore-met cleans his blood-drenched desk.
Featuring label Monstrous Movie Music, plus reviews of The Exorcism of Emily Rose OST, The Cave OST, A Nightmare on Elm Street OST, The Skeleton Key OST, The Death Riders, Alex Otterlei, Stelladrine, Gutter Demons, and more!
Call of Cthulhu, Arkham Horror, Peter Jackson’s King Kong.
The Mystery of the Wax Museum