INSIDE ISSUE #133
Forty years on, the cult of The Wicker Man is more dedicated than ever. Writer/director Robin Hardy and star Christopher Lee tell us why it remains an iconic work of British cinema.
PLUS: An interview with David Pinner, author of Ritual, on which The Wicker Man was based, and more!
by Stuart F. Andrews, Dejan Ognjanovic and James Burrell
Now for a look at the lineup of English fright films making their way to North America, starting with the hilariously grim A Fantastic Fear of Everything.
PLUS: Harold’s Going Stiff finds a new, very British angle on the zombie story, and more!
by Charlotte Stear and Jay Slater
DOCTOR, SLAYER, GENTLEMAN
Peter Cushing helped reconstruct the face of modern horror. A new book marks his 100th birthday. Plus: The Vampire Lovers reviewed.
by Colin McCracken and James Burrell
SLICE OF THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE
Ben wheatley takes us on a gory spin through the UK in his violent new comedy Sightseers.
By April Snellings
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
Keep Calm and Carry On.
Official Night of the Living Dead adaptation hits the stage; New short film investigates fear of classic Screen Gems logo; New Lovecraft convention rises in Providence.
THE CORONER’S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six: British Brutality.
Blacula Figure, Hershel’s Farm T-shirt, Citizen Brick Lego Zombie Hunter Minifig, Periodic Tale of Horror Movies
CineMacabre features Evil Dead, Come Out and Play, Black Rock, Thale, The Colony, Men in Suits, War of the Dead, Jack & Diane, The Jeffrey Dahmer Files, and more! Reissues reviews Hammer Horror Feature Film Set (with Dracula: Prince of Darkness, The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires and Frankenstein Created Woman), Christine (1983), Zombie Lake (1980) and The Fury (1978).
THE LATE-NITE ARCHIVE
In The Vault: The Dungeon of Harrow.
Dug Up: The Legend of Hell House.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features New Genesis, plus reviews of Hellblazer #300, Constantine #1, Wild Rover and the Sacrifice one-shot, Mystery Society Special 2013, and B.P.R.D. Vampire #1 of 5.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Nightmare magazine. Library of the Damned looks back at James Herbert’s The Rats. Plus, reviews of Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due’s Domino Falls, Joe Hill’s NOS4A2, The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley’s Masterpiece, Michael Logan’s Apocalypse Cow, Brad Carter’s (Dis)comfort Food, and more!
THE FRIGHT GALLERY
FrightFest Originals presents The Wicker Man.
Menu: Inseminoid and Gangsters, Guns and Zombies.
Featuring the top ten British horror movie scores. Listen to My Nightmare remembers Rozz Williams. Plus reviews of Poltergeist OST, The Fury OST, Warm Bodies OST, Oscillotron, Ghost B.C., My Gold Mask, Atrocity, Chains, and F.K.U.
Features reviews of The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, Slender: The Arrival, Le Vamp, Evil Residues, and Come On, Zombie!
The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog.
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