#142
August 2008

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THE PRISONER:
A New Order
Tim Lucas reviews Network Video's 40th anniversary upgrade of the classic Patrick McGoohan teleseries and proposes his own unique viewing order of the 17 episodes!!
 
THE ROUTE 66 MONSTERS
In 1962, Bob Burns presented the first-ever color photo of Boris Karloff and Lon Chaney in makeup as the Frankenstein Monster and Wolf Man in a centerfold of his magazine FANTASTIC MONSTERS OF THE FILMS. Now Bob unveils the other never-before-seen color shots taken at his request on the set of ROUTE 66's "Lizard's Leg and Owlet's Wing" in an historic VW photo gallery feature! 
 
DVD Spotlight
THE SKULL
Tim Lucas reviews this new release from Legend Films and explains why this little-known widescreen thriller may be the best of the post HORROR OF DRACULA Lee and Cushing pictures and the finest horror film Amicus ever produced!
 

 
Also reviewed in this issue...
AB-NORMAL BEAUTY
ALL SOULS DAY
BABY FACE
BOOGEYMAN 2
CELLO
EARTH VS. THE FLYING SAUCERS
THE END OF AUGUST AT THE HOTEL OZONE
FRANKENSTEIN
FRANKENSTEINS BLOODY NIGHTMARE
HALLOWED GROUND
IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA
THE GALAXY INVADER
THE GLADIATORS
KILLING SPREE
KONG ISLAND
THE QUIET EARTH
PLAYROOM
PUNISHMENT PARK
RED-HEADED WOMAN
RINGO KILL (NIGHT OF THE SERPENTS)
SATAN'S PLAYGROUND
SEE NO EVIL: THE STORY OF THE MOORS MURDERERS
SOUTHLAND TALES
SUFFOCATION
James Whale's WATERLOO BRIDGE
THRESHOLD
VITAL
WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE
WHITE NOISE 2
THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW
WRESTLEMANIAC

Plus...
 
Ramsey's Rambles
   
Ramsey Campbell traces the influence of Antonioni's LA NOTTE on horror cinema!

Audio Watchdog
    Douglas E. Winter reviews new CD soundtracks, including 28 WEEKS LATER and ALL ALONE IN THE DARK!
Biblio Watchdog
    Brett Taylor reviews Rob Cohen's new book THE FILMS OF LARRY BUCHANAN: A CRITICAL EXAMINATION!


 
All this and much, much MORE!


Other contributors featured in this issue:

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