#128
December - February 2007

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A Special Wild Wild Issue!

 

Tony Russel: Our Man on Gamma I

He was the star of the cult classic THE WILD WILD PLANET, a swashbuckling villain on the classic Disney series ZORRO, Elvis Presley's bartender in KING CREOLE, a sword-and-sandal hero, and a movie dubber par excellence! Meet Tony Russel in this exclusive interview by Michael Barnum!

THE WILD WILD WEST

OUTER LIMITS COMPANION author David J. Schow sings the praises of his other favorite Sixties TV series in this extended review of the classic CBS-TV show's First Season—now on DVD!

DVD Reviews

Our trademark intensive coverage of Don Dohler's homemade horrorfest ALIEN FIEND (THE ALIEN FACTOR / FIEND)... Indian horror star Ajay Agarwal headlines two features (BANDH DAWARZA and PURANA MANDIR) in THE BOLLYWOOD HORROR COLLECTION VOLUME 1... Laura Gemser straps on the role that made her famous and infamous in BLACK EMANUELLE (soft and hardcore imports!)... Mexican horror finds its zenith in BLACK PIT OF DR. M, CURSE OF THE CRYING WOMAN and THE WITCH'S MIRROR... J-Horror returns in CURSED and PULSE... two from the late director William Girdler, DAY OF THE ANIMALS and GRIZZLY... some of Hollywood's finest special effects artists cut their teeth on the 16mm home movie project EQUINOX... Dr. Nadir looks for pregnable Earth women in FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE SPACE MONSTER... Halloween horror resurrects the Headless Horseman in THE HOLLOW... two from Jess Franco's seldom seen 1980s period, MACUMBA SEXUAL and MANSION OF THE LIVING DEAD... Boris Karloff wields his own unique brand of weird science in THE MAN WHO CHANGED HIS MIND and THE MAN WITH NINE LIVES... PULSE... vampire hunter Dr. Nietsche pounds some stakes during a SLAUGHTER OF THE VAMPIRES... the Asian dietary horror SLIM TILL DEAD... Barbara Stanwyck is troubled by threatening calls in SORRY, WRONG NUMBER... and much, much more!

Imports: Special Hammer Section

Detailed reviews of recent UK releases of Peter Sasdy's COUNTESS DRACULA and HANDS OF THE RIPPER (plus its German release version, HAND VOLLER BLUT), and four early Terence Fisher titles: STOLEN FACE... FOUR SIDED TRIANGLE... SPACEWAYS... and MASK OF DUST!

Audio Watchdog

Douglas E. Winter reviews the latest horror, cult and fantasy soundtracks, including Howard Shore's A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE and Leigh Harline's THE 7 FACES OF DR. LAO!

Ramsey's Rambles

Ramsey Campbell wraps his mind around the bizarre spectacle of 3 DEV ADAM, a Turkish film that pits Captain America against Spider-Man!

Biblio Watchdog

Reviews of ROGER CORMAN: METAPHYSICS ON A SHOESTRING... JULES VERNE ON FILM: A Filmography of The Cinematic Adaptations of His Works, 1902 Through 1997... COUNT DRACULA GOES TO THE MOVIES: STOKER'S NOVEL ADAPTED, 1922-2003 Second Edition... MAKING FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE LEGEND OF CAMP BLOOD... and THE RING COMPANION!


This Issue's Contributors: Anthony Ambrogio, Michael Barnum, Stephen R. Bissette, Ramsey Campbell, John Charles, Bill Cooke, Shane M. Dallmann, David Kalat, Tim Lucas, Kim Newman, David J. Schow, Richard Harland Smith, Brett Taylor, and Douglas E. Winter.

 


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