Inside Issue #119

FORLORN MANOR

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

 

BUNKER MENTALITY

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.

by Staff

 

THE 2012 HORROR CONVENTION AND FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Ready to scar that new calendar with a fresh batch of horror appointments?

by Staff

 


NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND

Goodbye, Ghoulish One.

 

DREADLINES

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.

 

NEEDFUL THINGS

Create Your Own Zombie Action Figures; Lovecraftian Letters Fridge Poetry; Night of the Living Dead Karen Cooper Bobblehead; Killhouettes

 

CINEMACABRE

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).

 

CINEMARQUEE

Mysterious Island (1961).

 

BOWEN'S BASEMENT

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

Hell, Michigan.

 

THE GORE-MET

Menu: Grotesque and Macabre.

 

AUDIO DROME

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.

 

PLAY DEAD

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.

 

CLASSIC CUT

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.

 

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