INSIDE ISSUE #87
THE CULT OF SUFFERING
The French New Wave of Horror continues to shower us in gore with one of the cruelest modern genre movies – Pascal Laugier’s religious-themed torture porn vehicle Martyrs. In interviews with the director and its star Morjana Alaoui, Rue Morgue examines the controversial film.
by Kier-La Janisse and Jason Lapeyre
DIVINITY IN DARKNESS: THE RISE OF CHRISTIAN HORROR
Proving that there’s something for everyone in the genre, Christian horror is thriving, delivering fears to the faithful and – surprisingly – nightmares to non-believers, as well.
by Lea Lawrynowicz and Sean Plummer
THE GIANT SPIDER, THE CANDYMAKER AND THE WOLF WITH HANDS
Photographer Joshua Hoffine captures moments of paralyzing childhood fear with his unusual series of fairy tale-inspired horror images.
by Jovanka Vuckovic
MASTER OF HORROR, REMASTERED
Richard Matheson is celebrated in a new tribute anthology featuring horror’s top scribes, as well as two volumes of rare, previously uncollected works.
by Joseph O’Brien and Paul Corupe
TERMS OF ENDANGERMENT
Welcome to Pontypool, Ontario, a town in the grip of a word-borne virus, where simply talking affectionately can turn you in to a bloodthirsty maniac.
by Dave Alexander
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Canadian vampire comedy scores A-list rock star cast; Adam Green kicks off a slew of new film projects with Grace; Ontario gallery hosts death and mourning exhibit.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six Subway Psychos.
Anatomy Prints, Remote Control Zombie, Garlic Mints, Razor Blade Bracelet.
CineMacabre presents Fearsome Faces, reviews of two new DVD documentaries that delve into the world of Special EFX Makeup – Fantastic Flesh and Kreating Karloff. Reviews of My Bloody Valentine 3-D, The Unborn, Just Buried, Pulse 3, Metalocalypse Season 2, The Grudge 3, Remembering Don Dohler: Blood, Boobs & Beast, Baghead, Wild Country, Demon Sex, Blood Scarab and The Frightening. Reissues reviews 42nd Street Forever Vol 4: Cooled By Refrigeration, Chamber of Horrors (1966), The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966), Madhouse (1981) and In the Folds of the Flesh (1970).
The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927).
Spotlight: The Swarm.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Features Demon Squad. Plus reviews of The Bomb, Netherworld #1, The Lagoon, The Fantastic Worlds of Frazetta and Hexed #1 (0f 4).
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight: John Skipp and Cody Goodfellow’s Jake’s Wake. Plus, reviews of Bram Stoker’s Notes for Dracula: A Facsimile Edition, Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide, John Landis, David Moody’s Hater, Lore of the Ghost and Mark Samuels’ Glyphotech and Other Macabre Processes.
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
Sleepy Hollow, New York.
Menu: The Last House on the Left.
Spotlight: Creeping Cruds. Plus! Reviews of Let the Right One In OST, Rogue OST, Prince of Darkness OST, Nightmare Revisited, Fredrik Klingwall, 7 Killings in 2 Weeks, Zombina and the Skeletones, The Matadors, October Rising, Lordi, The Lurking Corpses and The wHORROR.
Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game, Little Red Riding Hood’s Zombie BBQ and Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad.
Kenji Mizoguchi’s Ugetsu (1953).