IN THE SHADOWS OF GIANTS
A new kind of creature feature from Norway pairs a documentary film crew with a man who hunts very old mythological monsters. This is the secret world of Trollhunter.
PLUS: Designing the film’s beasts, and an interview with the trollhunter himself.
by April Snellings, Trevor Tuminski and Dave Alexander
BIGFOOT VS. THE PEOPLE
For the first time in print, the two men on the opposite sides of the biggest ever cryptozoo controversy respond to each others’ claims about the the legendary Patterson-Gimlin footage.
PLUS: The wild world of Philip Morris, and confessions of a sasquatch tracker.
by Lyle Blackburn and Jerry Hestand
A strict religious upbringing and a penchant for dioramas and dead things led Elizabeth McGrath to a career in dark art.
by Alison Natasi
The latest release from the reformed Hammer Studios tries to recapture the feel of ’70s cinema with a “folk horror” tale of resurrection and consequence in the Irish countryside.
by Dave Alexander
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
I want to believe.
FanTasia Film Festival celebrates 15 years; Gris Grimly embarks on a trio of new horror projects; New anthology film to explore 26 ways to die
THE CORONER’S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six: Noxious Nurses.
Icons of Horror T-Shirt, Brain Freeze Ice Cube Trays, Left 4 Dead 2 Plushies, and Sin in Linen Sheets and Duvet
CineMacabre features Mark Hartley’s Machete Maidens Unleashed!, plus reviews of Attack the Block, Super 8, Quarantine 2: Terminal, True Blood: The Complete Third Season, Kidnapped, Eyes of the Mothman, The Collapsed, Prey, The Life of Death, We are the Night, Dismal, Scarce, and The Bisbee Cannibal Club. Reissues features reviews of The Dorm that Dripped Blood (1982), Edgar Allan Poe’s Buried Alive (1990), The Terror (1963) and Sledgehammer (1983).
Dementia 13 (1963).
Bowen calls bullsh*t on genre deniers.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features Slow Burn, Brightest Day #24, Zombie Chuck #1, 30 Days of Night: Night, Again #1 of 4, Brimstone #1, and Fail of the Dead #1.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Tobe Hooper and Alan Goldsher’s Midnight Movie. Library of the Damned introduces Adramelech Books. Plus, reviews of Clive Barker’s The Painter, the Creature and the Father of Lies, Stephen King: A Literary Companion, The Art of Alice: Madness Returns, Kathryn Lee Scott’s Dark Passages, Cullen Bunn’s Crooked Hills, Strange Kids Club Anthology #1, Charlaine Harris’ Dead Reckoning and Toby Venables’ The Viking Dead.
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR
The Dark Side of Gatlinburg – Tennessee.
Meat Grinder and Bedevilled.
Featuring the electronic music mutations of ohGr. The Blood-Spattered Guide introduces samples some vampire music. Plus reviews of The Blob OST, The Monster that Challenged the World OST, It! The Terror from Beyond Space OST, Anima Morte, Rezurex, Damn Laser Vampires, Blood Freak, Autopsy and Cultes Des Ghouls.
Featuring reviews of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, Garshasp: The Monster Slayer, Emily the Strange: Strangerous, and Hobo with a Shotgun.
Brian De Palma’s Carrie (1976)
GIVEAWAYS THIS ISSUE!
10 new subscribers will win a Blu-ray copy of The Shining courtesy of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group.