#136
January/February 2008

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Special  GRINDHOUSE Issue!

GRINDHOUSE

A VW Round Table Discussion

Kim Newman, Stephen R. Bissette, Shane M. Dallmann and Tim Lucas put their heads together to weigh the pros and cons of the controversial GRINDHOUSE theatrical release and the separate home video issues of Quentin Tarentino's DEATH PROOF and Robert Rodriguez's PLANET TERROR!


DVD Spotlight:
SCHOOLGIRL REPORT #1 and #2

Tim Lucas steps to the lectern to teach VW readers everything they always wanted to know about the ins and outs of Ernst Hofbauer's classic Seventies sexploitation film series—from its origins on the German bestseller list to its arrival on DVD from Impulse Pictures!


DVD Reviews in this issue include:
ATTACK OF THE 50 FOOT WOMAN

THE BLOOD ROSE

CHOSEN SURVIVORS

THE EARTH DIES SCREAMING

FIRE AND ICE

FLASH GORDON: SAVIOUR OF THE UNIVERSE EDITION

THE GIANT BEHEMOTH

HOME BEFORE MIDNIGHT

KARZAN, JUNGLE LORD

POLICE STORY

QUEEN OF OUTER SPACE

RETRIBUTION

SWORDSMAN II

A TOUCH OF GENIE
VIRGIN WITCH

Plus!
John Carpenter's classic HALLOWEEN on Blu-ray!

Ramsey Campbell on Hayao Miyazaki's KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE!

David J. Schow reviews THE BATTLE FOR BOND: THE GENESIS OF CINEMA'S GREATEST HERO!

Audio Watchdog Douglas E. Winter reviews David Arnold's GODZILLA and the latest Bava soundtrack releases from Digitmovies!

 

All this and much, much MORE!


Other contributors featured in this issue:
Anthony Ambrogio, John Charles, Bill Cooke, David Kalat, Charlie Largent, and Brett Taylor!