VALLEY OF THE DOLLS
salutes 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment's long-overdue
two-disc release of Russ Meyer's cult classic as a DVD worth
Search of Del Tenney
Auteur of PARTY BEACH
His work is immediately recognizable and consistent, but
is Del Tenney one
of the horror genre's auteurs? Tim Lucas screens
VIOLENT MIDNIGHT, THE HORROR OF PARTY BEACH,
THE CURSE OF THE LIVING CORPSE,
I EAT YOUR SKIN and DESCENDANT in search of the
Hammer & Universal
A Marriage of Monsters
From THE BRIDES OF DRACULA to THE EVIL OF
FRANKENSTEIN, Bill Cooke's latest monster
round-up attends the eight fright films that resulted when
the world's greatest horror manufacturers joined forces in
the early 1960s!
JOE DANTE collects his final batch of retrospective reviews for
the farewell edition of "Joe Dante's Fleapit Flashbacks"!
RAMSEY CAMPBELL on his "favorite Horror-Western," Anthony Mann's MAN
OF THE WEST!
DOUGLAS E. WINTER
on the latest crop of Euro cult soundtracks from
Digitmovies, Goblin's reunion disc, and an assortment of
Goblin tribute recordings!
BOOK REVIEWS of Doyle Greene's MEXPLOITATION CINEMA, Howard Hughes'
ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE ITALIAN WEST, and more!
PLUS dozens of DVD reviews! Among the highlights: Bruce
Campbell battles space termites in
ALIEN APOCALYPSE; Alain Delon on both sides of the law in Jacques Deray's
BORSALINO & CO. and
FLIC STORY; Candy Samples, Uschi Digart, and Cheryl "Rainbeaux"
Smith bare their emotions in the sexploitation anthologies
FANTASM COMES AGAIN; Howard Vernon, Rosalba Neri, and Barbara Bouchet are up
to no good in the "Euro trash must-see"
FRENCH SEX MURDERS; John Carradine and Lon Chaney make a hoot out of an
owl's ear in the mind-boggling
GALLERY OF HORRORS; Reg Park appears in new and recycled Bava and Cottafavi
HERCULES THE AVENGER; Alan Steel crosses swords with Spanish rogues in
HERCULES AND THE BLACK PIRATE; a hotsy-totsy android tears up a town in the Indonesian
LADY TERMINATOR; Joe D'Amato puts the "horror" back in "horny" in
PORNO HOLOCAUST; Mary Woronov gives us a guided tour of
PRISON A-GO-GO; Paul Bartel makes his directorial debut in the kinky
PRIVATE PARTS; sexploitation scrapes the bottom of a lager barrel in
SS CAMP WOMEN'S HELL and
SS EXPERIMENT LOVE
CAMP; Jess Franco experiments with carte blanche in "The
Sensation of '69,"
SUCCUBUS; we enter the sensual world of Dr. Emy Wong in the
YELLOW EMANUELLE; and we offer a crash course in the works of British
shockmeister Pete Walker with our reviews of
THE COMEBACK, DIE SCREAMING MARIANNE,
THE FLESH & BLOOD
HOUSE OF MORTAL SIN, and
HOUSE OF WHIPCORD! All this—and much, much more!
This Issue's Contributors: Ramsey Campbell, John Charles, Bill Cooke, Shane M.
Dallmann, Joe Dante, Sheldon Inkol, Tim Lucas, Kim Newman,
Richard Harland Smith, Brett Taylor, and Douglas E. Winter.