#145
November 2008

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DVD Spotlight
The Films of ROB ZOMBIE
    It's high time that VW covered the work of this 21st century horror maverick, and Shane M. Dallmann is on the case with reviews of
HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES
, THE DEVIL'S REJECTS: UNRATED and HALLOWEEN: UNRATED DIRECTOR'S CUT!
 
 
GEORGES MÉLIÈS:
First Man on the Moon
 David Kalat reviews Flicker Alley's GEORGES MÉLIÈS: FIRST WIZARD OF CINEMA (1896-1913), the only truly comprehensive collection of short films by the father of fantastic cinema. In the process, he takes us back in time to origin of motion picture exhibition and discusses other relevant collections, including MÉLIÈS THE MAGICIAN, SAVED FROM THE FLAMES (1896-1944), THE MOVIES BEGIN: A TREASURY OF EARLY CINEMA (1894-1913), and more!
 
 
Cincinnati, Heaven and Hell
    Tim Lucas reacts to achieving his 30 year dream of seeing
SWEDEN, HEAVEN AND HELL
with an appreciation that is part essay, part review, and part fever dream. Revised and re-illustrated from its original appearance on Video WatchBlog!!

 
Sex, Lies and Bikini Lines
A Swede's Response to
SWEDEN, HEAVEN AND HELL
    On the occasion of the classic mondo movie's first-ever release
in Sweden, Lars Erik Holmquist takes the film to task
for its flagrant distortions of fact and tradition!
 
 
 
Including reviews of...
BATMAN GOTHAM KNIGHT
GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE: THE COMPLETE SERIES
THE LAST WINTER
OM SHANTI OM
101 DALMATIANS - PLATINUM EDITION
ROGUE
ROUTE 66: SEASON ONE, VOLUME ONE
SCARECROWS
SCOTT WALKER 30 CENTURY MAN
SHANGHAI EXPRESS
THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES
STARSHIP TROOPERS 3: MARAUDER
THE TOYBOX
WOLF CREEK

 
Plus...
 
Ramsey's Rambles
   
Ramsey Campbell on CAVE OF THE YELLOW DOG!

Audio Watchdog
    Douglas E. Winter on the recorded legacy of Joy Division!
 


 
All this and much, much MORE!


Other contributors featured in this issue:

Michael Barrett, John Charles, Sheldon Inkol, Charlie Largent, Phillip Lozano, Kim Newman, Richard Harland Smith, Eric Somer, and Rebecca and Sam Umland.