Issue #102
December, 2003

All That You See And Hear: THE OUTER LIMITS SEASON 2 on DVD

In which David J. Schow sharpens to crystal clarity our appreciation of this classic series' final 17 episodes, including "Demon with a Glass Hand"!

He Restoreth THE GHOUL – MGM'S James Owsley on the Karloff Classic

Tim Lucas interviews the man responsible for MGM's stunning new DVD restoration of this once-lost 1930s British horror classic starring Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke and Ernest Thesiger!

DVD Spotlight: THE INCREDIBLE HULK

Shane M. Dallmann shines this month's spotlight on four Marvel-ous TV movies starring Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno: THE INCREDIBLE HULK, THE INCREDIBLE HULK RETURNS, THE TRIAL OF THE INCREDIBLE HULK and THE DEATH OF THE INCREDIBLE HULK! Read all about the first failed attempts to put Marvel's classic characters Daredevil and The Mighty Thor on film!

SPACE: 1999 – A Critical Episode Guide to Season 2

John Charles offers a complete critical episode guide to the Second Season of this popular Gerry Anderson series, available from A&E Home Video as SPACE: 1999 (SETS 5-8)!

Dog Bytes

Compact capsule reviews of Ray Dennis Steckler's THE ADVENTURES OF RAT PFINK AND BOO BOO, a new DVD import of Orson Welles' CONFIDENTIAL REPORT (aka MR. ARKADIN), Something Weird Video's wrestling horror double feature of DOCTOR OF DOOM & WRESTLING WOMEN VS THE AZTEC MUMMY, a Hong Kong import of Toho's latest GODZILLA X MECHAGODZILLA, Patrick Macnee meets Joanna Lumley in THE NEW AVENGERS, four El Santo movies (INFRATERRESTRE, SANTO EN EL TESSORIO DE DRACULA, SANTO Y BLUE DEMON CONTRA DRACULA Y EL HOMBRE LOBO and SANTO Y BLUE DEMON CONTRA EL DR. FRANKENSTEIN), Jeff Lieberman's SQUIRM, and two Crypt Keeper presentations, TALES FROM THE CRYPT PRESENTS DEMON KNIGHT and TALES FROM THE CRYPT PRESENTS BORDELLO OF BLOOD!

Joe Dante's Fleapit Flashbacks

Our Man in the Fleapit looks on in amazement as Delphine Seyrig charms the blood out of two newlyweds in DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS... as Mick Jagger plays an Australian outlaw in NED KELLY... as Mia Farrow runs blind through SEE NO EVIL... as Andrew Prine captures and tortures young lovelies in TERROR CIRCUS aka BARN OF THE NAKED DEAD... as Ray Harryhausen puts the emotion in stop-motion in THE VALLEY OF GWANGI... and as David Janssen tries to cope with the generation gap in WHERE IT'S AT!

DVDs

The pièce de resistance! In-depth reviews of the C.S. Lewis adaptation THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE, Blue Underground's rough-riding SPAGHETTI WESTERN COLLECTION (DJANGO, DJANGO, KILL... IF YOU LIVE, SHOOT!, RUN MAN RUN, MANNAJA aka A MAN CALLED BLADE), the French horror satire FRANKENSTEIN 90, Boris Karloff and Ernest Thesiger in the beautifully restored "lost" 1930s classic THE GHOUL, Vincent Price's HOUSE OF WAX (and the original MYSTERY OF THE WAX MUSEUM starring Fay Wray and Lionel Atwill), a new Special Edition of Joe Dante's THE HOWLING, a Criterion double feature set of both versions of THE KILLERS, the notorious Michael & Roberta Findlay trilogy of THE TOUCH OF HER FLESH / THE CURSE OF HER FLESH / THE KISS OF HER FLESH, plus Import reviews of Jess Franco's EL INFIERNO VIRTUAL DEL DR. WONG ("Dr. Wong's Virtual Hell") and the greasy horror stuff of the Shaw Brothers' OILY MANIAC!

Plus! Douglas E. Winter's AUDIO WATCHDOG and much much more!

Other Contributors to VW #102: Stephen R. Bissette, Bill Cooke, Tim Lucas, Richard Harland Smith and Rebecca & Sam Umland.

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