#151
September 2009

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Down the Block from Bergman
"THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT"
and Beyond

Eric Somer traces the debt of Wes Craven’s directorial debut
to Ingmar Bergman’s THE VIRGIN SPRING and the films it has inspired, including THE NIGHT TRAIN MURDERS, CHAOS and the new
LAST HOUSE remake!

DVD Spotlight
MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION

    Denholm Elliott as Dracula!
Ian Holm as Frankenstein and Frankenstein's Monster!
Kim Newman
reviews Network Video's 4-disc collection of the surviving episodes of a classic British teleseries!

 

Plus Reviews of...
THE CHECKERED FLAG
DOOR INTO SILENCE
KILLER’S MOON
MEGA SHARK VERSUS GIANT OCTOPUS
STORM TROOPERS U.S.A.
THIRST
PAPRIKA
THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE
THE SHE-BEAST
THE ENTITY
GOLIATH AND THE BARBARIANS
GOLIATH AND THE VAMPIRES
LILIOM
LIFE THE WAY IT IS
THE REAPING
THE SINFUL DWARF
DOROTHY MILLS
SWAMP THING—THE SERIES: SEASONS ONE & TWO
TOKYO ZOMBIE
BLIND CORNER
SZAMANKA
YANKEE


 
Plus...
Ramsey Campbell
on PAPRIKA!
Douglas E. Winter
on the 35th Anniversary trilogy THE PRISONER FILES!
Charlie Largent
reviews CREEPY ARCHIVES and EERIE ARCHIVES!

And...
Video WatchBlog--Tim Lucas on Italian Soundtracks!
AVI Watchdog--Brad Stevens reviews Ingmar Bergman rarities!

All this and much, much more!


Other contributors featured in this issue:

Michael Barrett, John Charles, Bill Cooke, Shane M. Dallmann, Sheldon Inkol, and Richard Harland Smith.