INSIDE ISSUE #63
ONCE UPON A TIME IN SPAIN’S DARKEST DAYS
Guillermo del Toro speaks about his exquisitely violent fairy tale masterpiece, Pan’s Labyrinth. Plus: An interview with star Ivana Baquero and a look at the rise of the horrific children’s fable.
by Jovanka Vuckovic
Bob Clark looks back on a career in horror that culminated with his seminal Canadian slasher film, Black Christmas. Plus: Interviews with John Saxon, Andrea Martin and more!
by Paul Corupe, Jovanka Vuckovic, John W. Bowen and Dave Alexander
A GRIM FAIRY TALE
Acclaimed painter Camille Rose Garcia envisions a dark universe in her new illustrated picto-novellette, The Magic Bottle.
by Kirsten Anderson
DIARY OF A GHOST HUNTER
Award-winning British journalist Will Storr discusses his extensive investigation into the plausibility of ghosts, with some surprising results.
by Monica S. Kuebler
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Romero returns to indie roots for new Dead film, British company launches first horror serial for cellphones, Stoker Awards and World Horror Convention combine forces in Toronto.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. The Rue Morgue Sick Top Six Instances of Saw’s Cruelest Crimes.
Simon Marsden’s The Haunted Realm calendar, Monster Guitar Picks, Vampire Condoms, Ghastly Greeings Holiday Cards.
Reviews of Saw III, Tideland, City of Rott, Tomie: Revenge, Headspace, Dead Waves, The Plague, The Curse of Lizzie Borden, Ax ‘Em, Axe, and The Grudge: Ju-on 2 goes head-to-head with The Grudge 2. Reissues presents Richard Stanley’s Dust Devil and two films from Teruo Iishii, Japan’s king of cult. Reviews of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, Street Trash: Meltdown Edition and The Other.
The Inner Sanctum Mysteries (1943-45).
Alice, Sweet Alice.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Featuring four reissued modern classics, plus reviews of Blessed Thistle, Beowulf the Legend (Convention Edition), ’68, The Dark Horse Book of Monsters, Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight: Two new collections of haunting photography. Plus! Reviews of Creepy Crawls: A Horror Fiend’s Travel Guide, Black Sabbath Doom Let Loose: An Illustrated History, Read By Dawn Vol. 1, Dark Shadows: The Salem Branch, Jeff Strand’s Pressure, and more!
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
The Screaming Heads – Burk’s Falls, Ontario.
Spotlight: DigitMovies Italo-horror soundtracks. Reviews of Rock `n’ Roll Nightmare OST, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning OST, Monster Genocide, The Uniquiet Void, Super Heroines, Headspace, Zombina and the Skeletones, Diabolos, Necrophagia, Fatal Thir13en, and more!
Betrayal at the House on the Hill, Ultimate Ghosts `n’ Goblins, F.E.A.R.
Roman Polanski’s Repulsion.