#152
October / November 2009

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While We Were Dreaming
Millennial Unreality at the Movies

Michael Barrett outlines possible new generic territory by exploring the ways in which 21st century cinema complicates, denies or just plain loses touch with reality!

DVD Spotlight
CRUISING

    Drew Fitzpatrick on William Friedkin's controversial 1980 thriller,
now made more controversial by editorial changes made to
Warner Home Video's new "director's edition!"

 

Plus Reviews of...
FUNNY MAN
HOUSE OF DREAMS
THE LODGER
PATRICK
SIMON SAYS
THE VAMPIRA SHOW DVD
ICONS OF SCI-FI: TOHO COLLECTION
BUG
DEAD IN 3 DAYS
HOME SICK
JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN
NAKED RASHOMON
PLAGUE TOWN
REPULSION
LONDON IN THE RAW
PRIMITIVE LONDON
THE LONDON NOBODY KNOWS
LES BICYCLETTES DE BELSIZE
PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE


 
Plus...
Ramsey Campbell
on MUM AND DAD!
Douglas E. Winter
on Mellotrons at the Movies!
J. Todd Kingrea
reviews SACRED TERROR and Brett Taylor reviews
ED WOOD: MAD GENIUS!

And...
Video WatchBlog--
Guest Blogger David Kalat on CRESCENDO and the Warner Archive Collection!
AVI Watchdog--Brett Taylor on NIGHTMARE ANGEL!


Other contributors featured in this issue:

John Charles, Bill Cooke, Shane M. Dallmann, Kim Newman, Eric Somer, and Richard Harland Smith.