INSIDE ISSUE #148
We chew the fat with Eli Roth about shooting his gorefest The Green Inferno in deepest, darkest Peru. PLUS: Roth’s favourite cannibal movies, Cannibal Holocaust reissued, and the Cannibal Ferox soundtrack on special edition vinyl.
by Sean Plummer, Aaron Von Lupton and Tal Zimerman
TALES OF THE HOUSE THAT SCREAMED AND DRIPPED BLOOD
With new Amicus Blu-ray re-releases and a book out about the British film studio, we survey the history of the company that may have perfected the horror anthology. PLUS: A guide to the Amicus horror filmography.
by James Burrell
THE MAN FROM A STRANGER TIME
Robert Aickman is an unsung master of the weird tale. A century after his birth, his work is finally widely available – Ramsey Campbell and Richard T. Kelly tell us why the time has come to rediscover him.
by Dejan Ognjanovic
HUNGRY ARE THE DAMNED
Once a year in China, the gates of Hell open up, leading to an influx of spirit creatures, bad omens and ravenous ghosts….
by Moaner T. Lawrence
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
Ultimate fan makes ultimate Godzilla fan film; Special effects makeup legend Dick Smith passes at age 92; Director of Black Roses and Rock ‘n’ Roll Nightmare dead at 52.
THE CORONER’S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six: Jungle Cannibal Cruelty.
Zombie Hand Wine Bottle Holder; Flower Skulls Sheet and Comforter Set; Human Fetus Soap Bar; Hex Potions Nail Polish.
CineMacabre reviews of The Purge: Anarchy, Rosemary’s Baby, Septic Man, The Possession of Michael King, Torment, The Monkey’s Paw. Lizardman: Thed Terror of the Swamp, Piranha-Man vs. Werewolf-Man: Howl of the Piranha, and Monkey Boy. Reissues reviews Herzog: The Collection (1970-1999), Leviathan (1989), Runaway Nightmare (1982) and Without Warning (1980).
THE LATE-NITE ARCHIVE
In The Vault: The Innocents.
Dug Up: The Midnight Hour.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features The Children’s Vampire Hunting Brigade, plus reviews of The Devilers #1, Hack/Slash: Son of Samhain #1, Thomas Alsop #2 of 8, Calavera the Undead #1, and Grimm Tales of Terror #1.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Lauren Beukes’ Broken Monsters. Plus reviews of Phantasm Exhumed: The Unauthorized Companion, World Gone Wild: A Survivor’s Guide to Post-Apocalyptic Movies, Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary, Jacqueline Baker’s The Broken Hours, Stephen Lloyd Jones’ The String Diaries, Bobby Nash’s Ghost Gal: The Wild Hunt, William Meikle’s Professor Challenger: The Kew Growths and Other Stories, and Marissa Moss’ Blood Diaries: Tales of a 6th-Grade Vampire.
THE FRIGHT GALLERY
On Display: Criterion covers.
Menu: Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship and Videotape.
Featuring Electric Wizard. Listen to My Nightmare surveys Cannibal Corpse’s September releases. Plus reviews of Rashomon OST, Dracula (1974) OST, Nightsatan, Wolves in the Throne Room, The Long Losts, The Jasons, Nightmares, Cannabis Corpse, and The Great Old Ones.
Features reviews of Curse of Naxxramas: A Hearthstone Adventure and Pathfinder: Inner Sea Gods.
Michele Soavi’s StageFright.
GIVEAWAYS THIS ISSUE
10 new subscribers will win a copy of Vincent Price: A Daughter’s Biography, autographed by Victoria Price.