INSIDE ISSUE #93
THE BAD MOON RISES AGAIN
In the decades since its release, An American Werewolf in London has been embraced by genre fans as a truly unusual beast. With a fresh re-release and a new documentary out, creator John Landis and makeup effects legend Rick Baker talk about the blackly comic special effects masterpiece.by Jason Lapeyre, Jovanka Vuckovic and W. Brice McVicar
MOMMY’S LITTLE MONSTER
Paul Solet tackles the nature of motherhood in his feminist horror film debut Grace.Plus: Larry Cohen on It’s Alive!, the original killer baby movie.by Claire Horsnell and James Burrell
FANTASIA 2009: FESTIVAL REPORT
Vigilantes, killer kids, beautiful monsters, two Clive Barker adaptations, the return of Coffin Joe and all kinds of international cult craziness graces the screen at Montreal’s 2009 FanTasia film festival. Rue Morgue takes a peek at a selection of titles in the programme. by Dave Alexander, Stuart F. Andrews, Mario DeGiglio-Bellemare, Kier-La Janisse, Liisa Ladouceur, Andy Mauro, Eric Veillette and Jovanka Vuckovic
I WAS A TEENAGE MAN-EATER
If Juno warmed your heart, then Jennifer’s Body is set to rip it out. The team behind the Oscar-winning teen comedy return with the bloody tale of a cheerleader from hell.by Sean Plummer.
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
An American Werewolf in London.
New dating site aimed at horror fans; Tsukamoto completes third Tetsuo film; Halloween Haunt returns to Canada’s Wonderland.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six Putrid Poisonings
The Ex Voodoo Knife Set, Crawling Zombie Torso Gelatin Mould, Bigfoot Garden Sculpture, Nosferatu Necklace
CineMacabre features reviews of Antichrist, Orphan, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, The Hills Run Red, Cadavres, The Shortcut, How To Be a Serial Killer, Onechanbara: The Movie, Messengers 2: The Scarecrow, Death Racers, The Day the Earth Stood Stopped, 2012: Doomsday. Abbreviated Terrors features Teller on the &Teller films. Blood on a Budget features reviews of In Search of Lovecraft, Witches Night and Under the Raven’s Wing. Reissues features an interview with Don Coscarelli on Phantasm II, plus reviews of Children of the Corn: 25th Anniversary Edition (Blu-Ray), Marquis De Sade’s Prosperities of Vice, Invitation to Hell and The Last Night.
The Walking Dead (1936).
The Horror at 37,000 Feet (1973).
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Features Robot 13, plus reviews of Creepy #1, Tales from Wonderland: The Cheshire Cat, Blackest Night #1 of 8, Aliens #1 of 4 and Deadpool: Merc With a Mouth #1.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight: Kim Paffenroth’s Valley of the Dead. Plus reviews of Just When You Thought It Was Safe: A Jaws Companion, Ed Wood, Mad Genius: A Critical Study of the Films, Monster Parties and Games, Vile Things, Midnight Walk, Rhodi Hawk’s A Twisted Ladder, Dracula: A Classic Pop-Up Tale, Jason Beam’s Daughters of Digital Alchemy, Todd Strasser’s Nighttime: Too Scared to Sleep and Gothic Charm School: An Essential Guide for Goths and Those Who Love Them.
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
FrightTown – Portland, Oregon.
Menu: Black Devil Doll.
Spotlight: The Accused. Plus reviews of Mars Attacks! OST, Skulls 158, Nim Vind, The Body Bags, Hellbats, 28 Weeks Later OST, Dethklok, Mark Statler and His Creepy Classic Chiller Band, Ninetail and 3 Inches of Blood.
Konxari Cards, Blood Bowl and Sherlock Holmes: Mystery of the Mummy.
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.