INSIDE ISSUE #82
RETURN OF THE SPIDER
The original shock rocker is back with a concept album based around an arachnid-obsessed serial killer. Join us in Alice Cooper’s web as he spins his latest venomous tale of insanity, mutilation and murder. Plus: Multiple Maniacs, a guide to the most deranged personalities of Alice Cooper.
by Aaron Von Lupton
Five new genre television releases on DVD are bringing monsters, murder and mayhem to the masses. Plus: Spotlights on Canada’s Durham Country, as well as Six Films to Keep You Awake, Spain’s answer to Masters of Horror.
by John W. Bowen, Monica S. Kuebler, Jovanka Vuckovic, Dave Alexander and Sean Plummer
THE BLOOD IS THE LIFE
Painter Vincent Castiglia captures the beauty of decay using a very unusual medium… his own blood.
by Jovanka Vuckovic
FANTASIA 2008: FESTIVAL WRAP-UP
Selected reviews from this year’s programme of dark cinema.
by Dave Alexander, Stuart F. Andrews, Mario DeGiglio-Bellemare, Kier-la Janisse and Jovanka Vuckovic
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Inside directors ready survivalist slasher film, Halloween sequel; Dylan Dog set for Hollywood debut; James Gunn heads up Xbox 360 horror-comedy shorts.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. The Rue Morgue Sick Top Six Instances of Shark Slaughter.
Adidas Hellboy Sneakers, Nosferatu Coffin Box, Magnetic Monsters Tin, Coffin Cookie Cutter.
CineMacabre reviews The Dark Knight, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, Lost Boys: The Tribe, Death Note, Timber Falls, Voice, Hybrid, Shark Swarm, The Hive, and more! Reissues features reviews of Phantasm: Oblivion, Lips of Blood, The Beast in Space, Things, Killer’s Moon, and more!
The Mummy (1932).
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Spotlight: The Walking Dead (issues 43-50). Plus reviews of Feels Like Stephen King, The Number 73304-23-4153-6-96-8, Smuggling Spirits (1-2) and The Revenant.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight: Jonathan Maberry’s Zombie CSU: The Forensics of the Living Dead. Plus reviews of The Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Dracula, A Year of Fear, Hideaki Sena’s Parasite Eve, Brent Hayward’s Filaria, Michael Slade’s Crucified, and more!
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
The Mummies of Ireland – Dublin, Ireland
Menu: Snuff: A Documentary about Killing on Camera.
Spotlight: The Toxic Avenger musical. Reviews of The Abandoned OST, The Dark Hour/Home Delivery OST, The Cottage OST, Crimson Ghosts, Gutter Demons, Angelspit, Gama Bomb and The Rotted. Plus Video Drome coverage of Cannibal Corpse’s Centuries of Torment: The First 20 Years DVD and Gorgoroth’s Black Mass Krakow 2004 DVD.
Hellboy: The Science of Evil, Teenage Zombies: Attack of the Alien Brain Thingies, and Lord of the Fries.
James Ensor’s Skeletons Warming Themselves.