PIETY AND PESTILENCE
Driven by the fever of both the plague and religious fundamentalism, Christopher Smith’s Black Death takes an unflinching approach to the dirty, brutal world of medieval horror.PLUS: The Anatomy of a Plague Doctor, and Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden’s Baltimore: The Plague Ships.by Monica S. Kuebler, Justin Erickson and Pedro Cabezuelo
KILLER IN ME, KILLER IN YOU
South Korea’s most graphic and violent film to date, I Saw the Devil, has made a big, red splash on the international festival circuit. Director Ji-Woon Kim explains that there’s a message in the mayhem.PLUS: A history of Asian serial killer films, and Hong-jin Na’s The Chaser.by Phil Brown and Tom Mes
R.I.P. 2010: THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Time to celebrate the smashes and see what Rue Morgue trashes in our annual overview of the past year in horror. by Staff
THE 2011 HORROR CONVENTION AND FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Start saving those vacation days…by Staff
DIRTY DEEDS DONE SIX FEET DEEP
An Austrian art collective is granting the chance to take your sex life to the next level – underground!by Nadja Sayej
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
WTF is “elevated genre”?
Australian police raid film festival director’s house over L.A. Zombie; Paris-set horror anthology to gather international directors; Coscarelli returns with adaptation of John Dies at the End.
THE CORONER’S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six: Mutilated Musicians.
Nosferatu Statue, Zombie Invasion Hoodie, Grab A Scab, Plague Doctor Figurine.
CineMacabre features reviews of Skyline, Best Worst Movie, RoboGeisha, And Soon the Darkness, The Lost Tribe, Altitude, Red Scream Vampyres, Silent Scream and Scream Dream. Plus! It’s a Dead World After All as we round up zombie movies from around the globe: reviews of The Horde, Colin and Aaah! Zombies. Reissues features reviews of The Magician (1958) Blu-ray, The Unholy Three (1925) DVD, Gamera: Guardian of the Universe/Attack of the Legion (1995-96) Blu-ray, My Mom’s a Werewolf (1989) DVD and The Alien Anthology (1979-1997) Blu-ray.
The Hypnotic Eye (1960).
Dirty Harry’s Scorpio (1971).
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features Grimm Fairy Tales: Myths and Legends, plus reviews of Zombies vs. Cheerleaders #2, Abattoir #1 of 6, Dungeons and Dragons #1, Warlord of Mars #1 and Victorian Undead: Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula #1.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Zombie anthology cage match. Library of the Damned sets predictions for 2011. Plus, reviews of Ingrid Pitt, Queen of Horror: The Complete Career; Stephen King’s Full Dark, No Stars; Jamie Lee Curtis: Scream Queen; Tesseracts 14; Dracula in Visual Media: Film, Television, Comic Book and Electronic Game Appearances, 1921-2010; Paul Braus’ The Creature’s Curse; Destroy All Movies!!!: The Complete Guide to Punks on Film; and Robert Aickman’s Sub Rosa.
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR
The Museum of Mourning Art – Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania.
Sella Turcica (2010).
Featuring The Young Werewolves. The Blood-Spattered Guide investigates a curious collection from Danny Elfman. Plus reviews of Alien Resurrection OST, Giallo OST, Mirrors 2 OST, Zombie Surf Camp, The Church of Abject Sorrow, The von Drats, Acid Witch, Athorn and Yogsothery – Gate 1: Chaosmogonic Rituals of Fear.
Featuring reviews of Dead Space 2, Fallout: New Vegas, Splatterhouse and Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare.
Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Masque of the Red Death.”