#141
July 2008

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Here Lies a Man Who Was Not of This Earth:
A Eulogy for Charles B. Griffith
    Justin Humphreys recalls his friendship with the late screenwriter of THE LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, A BUCKET OF BLOOD, ATTACK OF THE CRAB MONSTERS and many other Roger Corman classics, with quotations from his correspondence and descriptions of the movies that might have been!
 
DVD Spotlight
FOX HORROR CLASSICS
    Bill Cooke reviews 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment’s collection of 1940s terror classics by cult director John Brahm: THE UNDYING MONSTER, THE LODGER and HANGOVER SQUARE!

 
Also reviewed in this issue...
THE AMICUS COLLECTION:
     ASYLUM
     —AND NOW THE SCREAMING STARTS!
THE BEAST MUST DIE
BEAUTY QUEEN BUTCHER
BLOOD OF THE VAMPIRE
THE CHAIN REACTION
CHARLIE CHAN VOLUME 4:
     CHARLIE CHAN IN HONOLULU
     CHARLIE CHAN IN RENO
     CHARLIE CHAN AT TREASURE ISLAND
     CHARLIE CHAN IN CITY OF DARKNESS
DIVA DOLOROSA
THE HELLFIRE CLUB
HEROES TWO
THE H.P. LOVECRAFT COLLECTION, VOLUME 1-4
THE INVASION
INVISIBLE STRANGLER
THE IRON ROSE
THE MIST: TWO DISC COLLECTOR’S EDITION
THE NAKED PREY
THE PINK PANTHER AND FRIENDS CLASSIC CARTOON
      COLLECTION: THE INSPECTOR (VOLUME 6)
RAIDERS OF THE DAMNED
THE SECOND COMING OF SUZANNE
SHREK THE THIRD
SPIDER-MAN THE HIGH DEFINITION TRILOGY
SPIDER’S VENOM
WITCHBOARD
WITCHERY

Ramsey's Rambles
    Ramsey Campbell looks back on one of Peter Sellers' breakthrough performances in John Guillermin's crime thriller NEVER LET GO!

Audio Watchdog
    Douglas E. Winter celebrates Digitmovies' 100th compact disc release with reviews of their most recent titles, including the coveted FEMINA RIDENS --  and also a limited release of Dave Neabore's score for LUCIO FULCI REMEMBERED!
 
Biblio Watchdog
    Tim Lucas reviews A NEW HERITAGE OF HORROR: THE ENGLISH GOTHIC CINEMA by David Pirie and WILD BEYOND BELIEF! INTERVIEWS WITH EXPLOITATION FILMMAKERS OF THE 1960s AND 1970s by Brian Albright


 
All this and much, much MORE!


Other contributors featured in this issue:

John Charles, Shane M. Dallmann, Sheldon Inkol,
David Kalat, Kim Newman, and Rebecca and Sam Umland.