Magazine Review: The Dark Side – Issue 161

The Dark Side Issue 161 Ghoulish Publishing Editor: Allan Bryce Oh hell yes. After a couple of issues that I felt didn’t quite hit the mark, issue 161 of the UK’s longest running horror culture magazine is an almost perfect example of cult cinema journalism. This issue follows he recent trend for the magazine to carry a main theme each time, and this issue covers the infamous Video Nasties films and controversy which swept across … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: The Dark Side – Issue 160

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The Dark Side Issue 160 Editor: Allan Bryce Ghoulish Publishing Retro thrills (but not many current chills) abound once again in the latest issue of The Dark Side, which continues to offer a wealth of old and new behind a gorgeously painted cover. This issue contains a Quatermass special feature as its central offering, and as per usual the feature is a beautifully written and exhaustively researched look into the films and TV versions of … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: The Dark Side – Issue 155

The Dark Side Magazine Issue 155 Editor: Alan Bryce Ghoulish Publishing The Dark Side’s lengthy series of enormous features on elements of classic UK horror continues with an issue largely devoted to the classic TV horror double bills that were so influential to a lot of fans. It’s billed as the biggest issue of the magazine ever, which isn’t strictly true as the extra chunk of pages in the middle of the issue are taken … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: The Dark Side – Issue 154

The Dark Side Issue 154 Ghoulish Publishing Editor: Allan Bryce The Dark Side continues to provide excellent value for money, and while it’s a UK magazine, it’s worth tracking down a copy no matter where you are on the world. The magazine has a definite skew towards the classic and retro end of the horror genre, but their coverage of the current crop of fright flicks is just as strong as their retro features. Let’s … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: The Dark Side – Issue 153

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The Dark Side Issue 153 Ghoulish Publishing Editor: Allan Bryce Allan Bryce and the writers on the Dark Side team continue to make my job here very difficult. I mean, a review is supposed to weigh up the good and bad and present it to the readers so that they may form their own opinions of whether something is worth the cover price. However, when it comes to each issue of The Dark Side, it’s … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: The Dark Side Magazine – Issue 145

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THE DARK SIDE – ISSUE 145 Ghoulish Publishing Editor- Allan Bryce UK magazine The Dark Side is going from strength to strength with this new era of its publication, and while some may point out the new layout and design evokes the old Fangoria style, the content sets it apart from a lot of other horror magazines. Despite a dark period prior to its original cancellation in which the title had a great number of … Continue reading

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