INSIDE ISSUE #86
HEARTSTOPPER! HARRY WARDEN’S REIGN OF TERROR CONTINUES
Canada’s most underrated slasher is back in both an uncensored reissue and a 3-D remake of My Bloody Valentine. Interviews with director George Mihalka and producer John Dunning, who helped restore over nine minutes of gore footage for the upcoming DVD. Plus: A conversation with the director of the remake and a look at the history of 3-D films.
by James Burrell, Paul Corupe and Jason Pichonsky
BEYOND THE SHADOWS
A legendary genre author remembers filmmaker Dan Curtis, the man behind Dark Shadows, Trilogy of Terror and The Night Stalker.
by William F. Nolan
SCREAM AND SCREAM AGAIN
Enter Horroridor, an art installation that surrounds the viewer with a madness-inducing barrage of shrieks from hundreds of genre movies.
by Stuart F. Andrews
SOLDIER OF MISFORTUNE
Bloody, paranormal-fuelled combat returns in F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin, the first-person shooter set in a supernatural hell.
by Last Chance Lance
THE DEFINITIVE 2009 HORROR CONVENTION SCHEDULE
Map out the coming year with this indispensable guide to the best genre events around the globe.
RIP 2008: THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Our annual awards for standout genre contributions, as well as a few you should have missed.
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Nearly 70 genre films previewed at The American Film Market; More zombies on horizon for Max Brooks.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six Instances of Premature Burial.
The Pit and The Pendulum Statue, Bloody Stump Wrist Rests, Cocktail Demons, Chainsaw Cufflinks.
CineMacabre presents Dante’s Inferno and Dead Fury, two new animated fright flicks. Reviews of Twilight, The Haunting of Molly Hartley, [REC], My Name is Bruce, Satanic Sluts II: The Black Masses, Summer Scars, Cold Prey, Shiver and The Devil’s Chair. Last Rites reviews Massacre, Summer of the Massacre and Miner’s Massacre. Reissues takes a look at the new comprehensive Abbott and Costello box set. Plus! Reviews of Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988), Daughters of Darkness (1971), Assault! Jack the Ripper (1976), Fascination (1979), Devil Hunter (1980), The Outer Limits: The Complete Original Series (1963), Thirst (1979) and The Watcher in the Attic (1976).
The Shuttered Room (1967).
Spotlight: The Sentinel.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Features Halloween: The First Death of Laurie Strode. Plus reviews of Mercy Thompson: Homecoming #1 of 4, The Dresden Files: Storm Front #1, Zombie Tales: Oblivion, The Asylum of Horrors #1 and City of Dust #2 of 5.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight: Gerard Houarner’s Blood of Killers. Plus, reviews of The Pocket Essential George A. Romero, The Cinema of Tod Browning: Essays of the Macabre and Grotesque, Creature Features: Nature Turned Nasty in the Movies, The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 19, Adam Golaski’s Worse Than Myself, Beasts! Book 2, Jan Burke’s The Messenger, Tom Becker’s Darkside: Lifeblood and Joseph McGee’s The Reaper.
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
Bloodbuster – Milan, Italy.
Menu: Urban Flesh and Red Room 2: The Broken Dolls.
Spotlight: Composer Elia Cmiral. Plus! Reviews of the new Rosemary’s Baby score release, The Strangers OST, Rest Stop: Don’t Look Back OST, Dirty Dead, Der Fluch, Species, Radio Cult, Enslaved and Trigger the Bloodshed.
Dead Space, Left 4 Dead and Slumber Party Slaughterhouse.
Rudolph Grey’s Nightmare of Ecstasy: The Life and Art of Edward D. Wood, Jr..