BROTHERS IN BLOOD
Japan’s most notoriously splatter-happy filmmakers have come together as Sushi Typhoon – a new studio dedicated to delivering the most outrageous sex, gore and monster movies to international audiences. Featuring interviews with director Noboru Iguchi and the studio’s other madcap filmmakers .PLUS: Sion Sono’s Cold Fish.by Bryan Hartzheim and Dave Alexander
Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson recount how a mutual love of horror led them to create Ghost Stories for the stage. PLUS: Play Dead and Seance on a Wet Afternoon. by Phil Brown and Peter Gutierrez
MADDER THAN A HATTER
Eleven years ago, American McGee reinvented Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland as a macabre video game. Now the insanity returns… by Monica S. Kuebler
MOTHER KNOWS BEST
With the original Mother’s Day just re-released, and the remake set for theatres later this year, Rue Morgue asks the films’ respective directors about making a Troma-style, uh… “family film.” by Trevor Tuminski and Aaron Von Lupton
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
Making Monsters 101: The Stan Winston School readies for launch; Heather Langenkamp steps behind the camera for I Am Nancy doc; Fredric Wertham documentary forges ahead.
THE CORONER’S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six: Lethal Lawnmowers.
Bathroom Skullduggery Toilet Bowl Brush, Andre Lassen Cutlery, Silver Bone Jewellery, X-Ray T-shirt.
CineMacabre features Simon Rumley’s Red, White & Blue, plus reviews of Scream 4, Cropsey, Dinoshark, Rubber, Psych: 9, Fertile Ground, Chawz, Melvin, The Defiled and Skin Eating Jungle Vampires. Reissues features reviews of Queen of Blood (1966), Battle Royale Special Edition (2000) Blu-ray, Daughters of Satan (1972).
The Black Sleep (1956).
Death Car on the Freeway (1979).
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde, Malignant Man #1 of 4, Caligula #1, Hellboy: Buster Oakley Gets His Wish, It Came from Beneath the Sea… Again, Planet of the Apes #1.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Jeffrey A. Kottler’s The Lust for Blood. Library of the Damned looks at Gabrielle Wittkop’s The Necrophiliac, as translated by Don Bapst. Plus, reviews of Deformed and Destructive Beings: The Purpose of Horror Films, Blood Money: A History of the First Teen Slasher Film Cycle, Hammer Films – The Unsung Heroes: The Team Behind the Legend, Daniel Kraus’ Rotters, James Herbert’s The Secret of Crickley Hall, John W. Campbell’s Who Goes There? The Novella That Formed the Basis for The Thing, Kelley Armstrong’s The Gathering, and William F. Nolan’s Kincaid: A Paranormal Casebook.
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR
Dead Apple Tours – New York City, New York
Creepy Images magazine.
Featuring new book Metalion: The Slayer Mag Diaries. The Blood-Spattered Guide introduces The Pine Box Boys. Plus reviews of Audrey Rose OST, Zombi, Death Wolf, Timber Timbre, Vampires Everywhere!, Rusty Eye, Blizaro, Necrophagia, and Wooden Stake.
Featuring reviews of Call of Duty: Black Ops Escalation DLC, Mortal Kombat, Doodle vs. Brute: World Domination and Vampire Rush HD.
Tod Browning’s The Unknown (1927).