INSIDE ISSUE #73
Frank Darabont, award-winning director of The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile, returns to his horror roots with The Mist, another big-screen adaptation of a Stephen King fan favourite. The low-budget Lovecraftian siege story rolls into theatres this month. Interviews with Darabont and lead Thomas Jane. Plus: Classic King reissued on DVD, and more!
by Bev Vincent, James Grainger, Aaron Von Lupton and Dave Alexander
ROLL FOR YOUR LIFE!
From haunted houses and friendly ghosts to snapping jaws and slime monsters, Rue Morgue explores three decades of horror-themed board games.
by Last Chance Lance. Photography by Ashlea Wessel
FESTIVAL OF FEAR 2007
Couldn’t make it to Rue Morgue’s 4th annual horror convention? By popular demand, this year we’ve expanded our coverage of the event to four pages.
Photos by Ashlea Wessel, Frank Fiumara, Ryan Rotten and James Shepherd
NIGHT OF THE CHICKEN DEAD
Lloyd Kaufman is back behind the camera with his newest Tromatic foul fowl feature, Poultrygeist.
by John W. Bowen
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
The Toronto International Film Festival celebrates twenty years of Midnight Madness with French gore and premieres by genre heavyweights – select film reviews, Midnight Syndicate composer remakes movie debut.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. The Rue Morgue Sick Top Six Instances of Grotesque Growths.
Cinema of Fear Screen Grabs, Pan’s Labyrinth Music Box, Zombie Presidents T-Shirts, Uglydolls
CineMacabre features Supernatural. Blood on a Budget spotlights director Phil Mucci. Reviews of The Last Winter, Believers, Resident Evil: Extinction, Buried Alive, Masters of Horror: “Dream Cruise,” Night of the Living Dead 3D, Antibodies, and more! Reissues presents an interview with Bob Clark on Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things, and more MGM Midnite Movies. Reviews of Bram Stoker’s Dracula Collector’s Edition, Malabimba, Mystics in Bali, and more!
The Lost World (1923).
A new column from Rue Morgue’s cellar-dwelling genre junkie.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Spotlight: Grendel: Behold the Devil. Plus reviews of Common Foe TPB, Presents Vol. 1, Simon Dark #1, Tales of Rocky Point Park, The Un-Men #2.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight Adele Hartley. Plus reviews of Scott Kenemore’s The Zen of the Zombie: Better Living Through the Living Dead, August Ragone’s Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters, Dark Delicacies II: Fear, Sandra Kasturi’s The Animal Bridegroom, The Mammoth Book of Monsters, and more!
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
Jekyll & Hyde Club – New York City, New York
Menu: The Mother of Tears.
Spotlight: Maris the Great and the Faggots of Death. Reviews of Vacancy OST, I Know Who Killed Me OST, Evil Dead the Musical OST, Sceptre, Stellar Corpses, Blood on Satan’s Claw OST, Paid in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash, Aeon, and an interview with thrash outfit Municipal Waste.
Dead Head Fred, Cutthroat Caverns, Uglydoll Card Game.
Wladyslaw Starewicz’ The Mascot.