INSIDE ISSUE #78
A handful of young French filmmakers are re-invigorating the genre with films that are both beautiful and bloody. Rue Morgue interviews the latest practitioners of Franco gore movies, with a look at the pregnancy-themed slasher Inside, from newcomers Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury, as well as the politically conscious survival horror Frontier(s). Plus: Interviews with the female anti-scream queen stars of both films, reviews of recent fright films from France, and more!
by Stuart F. Andrews, Jason Lapeyre, Dave Alexander, Liisa Ladouceur, Kier-La Janisse and James Grainger
BLACK MAGIC WOMEN
Dario Argento returns with The Mother of Tears, his long-awaited, ultra-violent finale to the Three Mothers trilogy. Interviews with the legendary director and the one of the film’s screenwriters. Plus: Argento’s own brand of Hitchcockian horror comes to DVD with the obscure television series Door into Darkness!
by The Gore-met, Dave Alexander and Mark R. Hasan
THE EVIL EYE
Photographer Peter Beste spent seven years documenting those dedicated to the world’s most notorious music scene. His new book, True Norwegian Black Metal, sheds some light on the darkness.
by Liisa Ladouceur
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Rue Morgue Cinema launches first feature-length project, releases new short; Convention to celebrate 30 years of Halloween this fall; Stage adaptation of Misery restores horror to King’s story.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. The Rue Morgue Sick Top Six Instances of Skin Stripping.
Bone Chiller Ice Cube Trays, Walking Dead Statue, Human Skeleton Five-Year-Old Comparative Set, Uncle Cthulhu Poster
CineMacabre presents reviews of Funny Games, Doomsday, Shutter, Day of the Dead, Deadly End, Outpost, Shrooms, Furnace, Wrestlemaniac, Nature Morte, The Backwoods, and more! Reissues features reviews of The Case of the Bloody Iris, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, The Sister of Ursula, Sex Slaves of the S.S., The Bloodstained Shadow, and more!
Curse of the Doll People (1961).
Spotlight: Meanest Machine Ever: The Car.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Spotlight: Jessica Farm. Plus reviews of Comic Arf, Haunted, House of Mystery, Lesions on the Brain, Short Stack and “Spring 2061” from Zombie Tales #1.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight: Graham Roumieu’s Bigfoot: I Not Dead. Plus reviews of Necronomicon: Book Five, Basil Copper: A Life in Books, Offensive Films, Sweeney Todd: The Real Story of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, David Wellington’s 99 Coffins, and more!
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
Haunted Fort George – Niagara-on-the-Lake
Menu: Two German underground films from Unearthed.
Spotlight: The vintage horror-soaked punk-psychedelia of Forbidden Dimension . Reviews of Haunting Villisca OST, Jaws 3-D OST, Polkadot Cadaver, Funeral Crashers, The Forbidden 5, Nine Inch Nails, Bauhaus, Anima Morte, Brain Drill, Helgrind, Sinamore, more!
Condemned 2: Bloodshot, Obscure: The Aftermath and Requiem: Bloodymare.
Time-Life Books’ The Enchanted World series.