INSIDE ISSUE #97
THE FUTURE HAS FANGS
They helped jolt the zombie film back to life with Undead. Now the Spierig Brothers inject fresh blood into the vampire movie with Daybreakers. The twin writer/director team talks about bringing their inventive sci-fi-action-horror hybrid to the screen. PLUS: Interviews with Daybreakers star Sam Neill and soundtrack composer Christopher Gordon, Vampire Hunter D creator Hideyuki Kikuchi on his long-running sci-fi bloodsucker saga, author/editor Nancy Kilpatrick on the Evolve anthology and more!by Sean Plummer, Last Chance Lance, Mark R. Hasan and Monica S. Kuebler
THE CURSE OF MOONLIGHT
The long-awaited, problem-plagued Wolfman finally arrives in theaters. Director Joe Johnston, co-star Hugo Weaving and effects legend Rick Baker help us tear through the rumours and get to the meat of the big-budget remake. PLUS: Lon Chaney Jr.’s grandson Ron stars in House of the Wolf Man and The Mammoth Book of Wolf Men reviewed.by April Snellings, James Burrell and Monica S. Kuebler
Eerie Von’s new book presents a photographic history of The Misfits, Samhain and Danzig.by Aaron Von Lupton
R.I.P. 2009: THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Once again, we heap praise (and occasionally scorn) upon notable releases across the horror spectrum.by Rue Morgue Staff
THE 2010 HORROR CONVENTION AND FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Plan your genre geek-outs for the upcoming year.by Rue Morgue Staff
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
Growing up with vampires.
Stephen King talks Shining sequel with David Cronenberg; Mulberry Street team leaves Manhattan for Stake Land; Australian horror films boost tourism down under.
THE CORONER’S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six Leg Lacerations.
Bloody Energy Potions; B-Movie Bags; Tim Burton Skins; My Lil Zombie
CineMacabre features reviews of The Box, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Fourth Kind, The Stepfather (2009), The Echo, Hanger, The Canyon, Staunton Hill, Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown, Sauna, Eulogy for a Vampire, Fist of the Vampire and Bloodwars. Reissues reviews of Razorback (1984), Silent Scream (1980), Satan’s School for Girls (1973) and Born of Fire (1983).
Murder in the Zoo (1933).
The Honeymoon Killers
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom, plus reviews of The Unwritten #7, Victorian Undead #1, Strange #1 of 4, Strange Suspense: The Steve Ditko Archives Volume 1 and Vlad the Impaler: The Man Who Was Dracula.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight on UK publishers Tartarus Press, plus reviews of Produce Your Own Damn Movie!, Real Vampires, Night Stalkers and Creatures from the Darkside, Grande Dame Guignol Cinema: A History of Hag Horror from Baby Jane to Mother, Gaslight Grotesque: Nightmare Tales of Sherlock Holmes, Mark E. Rogers’ The Dead, Tesseracts Thirteen, Stephen King’s Under the Dome, John Everson’s The 13th, Vlad Mezric’s The Vampire is Just Not That Into You and Half-Minute Horrors.
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR
Museum of Witchcraft – Boscastle, UK
Menu: Submerged in a Slime City Massacre
Featuring the occult metal of The Grotesquery and the Blood Spattered Guide spotlights Fever Ray. Plus reviews of Child’s Play OST, Night of the Creeps OST, The Definitive Horror Music Collection, The Misfits, The Riptides, Mad Tea Party, Esham, Sigh and Dissidium.
Left 4 Dead 2, Dragon Age: Origins and Night Horrors: Grim Fears.
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