INSIDE ISSUE #74
HOME, SWEET HOMICIDE
Considered unfilmable due to its unapologetic portrayal of child abuse, Jack Ketchum’s The Girl Next Door premieres on DVD this month in a punishing adaptation that exposes the nasty underbelly of 1950s lollipop America. Interviews with director Gregory M. Wilson, leads Blanche Baker and Blythe Auffarth, screenwriters Daniel Farrands and Philip Nutman and more!
by Monica S. Kuebler and Shade Rupe
THE BLACK BIBLE OF BAVA
Thirty-two years in the making, Tim Lucas’ 1128-page All the Colors of the Dark reigns supreme as the ultimate tome on Mario Bava.Plus: Anchor Bay’s Bava Box Set Vol. 2 reviewed.
by Kier-La Janisse and Jason Pichonsky
A BRUSH WITH EVIL: THE HAMMER HORROR POSTER ART OF TOM CHANTRELL
We invite you to leer at the sinful creations of Hammer Studios’ signature poster painter.
by James Burrell
MIKE NELSON: HECKLER AT LARGE
Mystery Science Theater 3000’s main man is back, and this time, no genre movie is safe.
by Paul Corupe
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Zombies, evil twins and a hungry car premiere at TADFF ’07; MPI/Dark Sky produces first feature with Plague Town
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. The Rue Morgue Sick Top Six Instances of Possessed Possessions.
Twisted Christmas Figures, Necronomicon Tarot, Skeleflamingos, Shocking Autopsy Game
CineMacabre features reviews of 30 Days of Night, Driftwood, Species: The Awakening, Pumpkinhead 4: Blood Feud, Murder Party, Night Junkies, Masters of Horror: “The V Word”, The Victim, Teeth, Boy Eats Girl, and more! Reissues presents a feature on John Brahm (Hangover Square). Reviews of Twilight Zone the Movie, Someone’s Watching Me, The Iron Rose, The Hand, Alligator, Species, Silent Night, Deadly Night, Black Roses, and more!
The Werewolf (1956).
Spotlight: Renny Harlin’s Prison.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Spotlight: The Arrival. Plus reviews of Alan Moore’s Yuggoth Cultures HC, Eating Steve, The Goon: Chinatown HC, Proof #1-3, Shazam!: The Monster Society of Evil HC.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight: Steven Hall’s Raw Shark Texts. Plus reviews of Hollywood Horror from the Director’s Chair, Grimm Pictures: Fairy Tale Archetypes in Eight Horror and Suspense Films, The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories, Brett Alexander Savory’s In and Down and No Further Messages, Brom’s The Devil’s Rose and more!
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
Ohio State Reformatory – Mansfield, Ohio.
Spotlight: Dethklok. Reviews of 28 Weeks Later OST, D-War/Dragon Wars OST, The Last Winter OST, Steve Moore, Juicehead, Necro, Denial Fiend, Pentacle, and an interview with Dexter composer, Daniel Licht.
Blacksite: Area 51, Arkham Horror: The King in Yellow, Mr. Jack.
Man Bites Dog.