INSIDE ISSUE #119
The cast and crew of The Woman in Black tell us why Susan Hill’s haunted house tale may just be “the perfect ghost story.” PLUS: The scoop on London’s long-running stage production of The Woman in Black from its stars, a look back at the original novel, and more!
by Monica S. Kuebler, Cleaver Patterson, Sean Plummer and Dave Alexander
FANGS TO FLESH
Before Jean Rollin died in 2010, one of his biggest fans travelled to his Paris apartment to talk about a career forged in naked vampires and Gothic surrealism. PLUS: The author of Fascination: The Jean Rollin Experience blog weighs in on Redemption’s five new Jean Rollin Blu-ray reissues.
by Eric S. Eichelberger and Jeremy Richey
Nod in agreement, shake your fists in rage or send us a strongly worded letter – whatever you do, read what yanked our cranks this past year in horror.
by Phil Brown, with Dave Alexander
R.I.P. 2011: THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Sperm monsters, gay werewolves, Nazi science, zombie orgies and shit jokes – Chillerama gives grindhouse the anthology treatment.
THE 2012 HORROR CONVENTION AND FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Ready to scar that new calendar with a fresh batch of horror appointments?
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
Goodbye, Ghoulish One.
Run for Your Lives adds new hurdle to obstacle courses: zombies; Night of the Living Dead alumnus seeks help to preserve iconic chapel; Rue Morgue expands into Italy.
THE CORONER’S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six: Motel Monstrosities.
Create Your Own Zombie Action Figures; Lovecraftian Letters Fridge Poetry; Night of the Living Dead Karen Cooper Bobblehead; Killhouettes
CineMacabre features Ti West’s The Innkeepers, plus reviews of Hostel: Part III, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, Produce Your Own Damn Movie!, The Howling Reborn, Atrocious, The Child’s Eye, The Perfect House, Face in the Crowd, Bachelor Party in the Bungalow of the Damned, The Gruesome Death of Tommy Pistol, and Demon Divas and the Lanes of Destruction. Reissues reviews Zombie (1979), Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy (1993-2001), Evil Dead 2: 25th Anniversary Edition (1987), Frankenhooker (1990), Maniac Cop (1988), and Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981).
Mysterious Island (1961).
Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features Monsters Among Us, Dark Shadows #1, The Pack #1 of 3, Fleshdigger #1, Hawken #1, and The Strain #1.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Inhabit Media’s dark Inuit folk tales. Library of the Damned talks adapting novels to comics with P.C. Cast, author of the House of Night YA book series. Plus, reviews of Zombies Are Us: Essays on the Walking Dead, The Films of Oliver Reed, Jaws: Memories From Martha’s Vineyard, Patrick Melton, Marcus Dunstan and Stephen Romano’s Black Light, Supernatural Noir, Jeff Burk’s Cripple Wolf, Daphne Du Maurier’s The Doll: The Lost Short Stories, and John Thomas Grant’s Final Thoughts: Eternal Beauty in Stone.
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR
Menu: Grotesque and Macabre.
Featuring the morbidly fun punk rock of Stellar Corpses. The Blood Spattered Guide reviews Rammstein’s Made in Germany 1995-2011. Plus, reviews of The Thing (2011) OST, Mimic OST, Chillerama presents Zom-B-Movie OST, Hookers, Rufus Rex, Forbidden Dimension, Nine Covens, and Cradle of Filth.
Features The Walking Dead vs. The Walking Dead, a cage match between the two new WD board games, plus reviews of Infamous 2: Festival of Blood, Pet Zombies, and Age of Zombies Anniversary.
Fritz Leiber’s Conjure Wife (1943).
GIVEAWAYS THIS ISSUE
20 new subscribers will win a copy of the Insidious soundtrack, autographed by Joseph Bishara, courtesy of Void Recordings.