#166
January
 / February 2012
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Charles Darwin and the
Suppressed Science
of Dr. Mirakle

Robert Guffey examines how Universal’s eerie Poe adaptation MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE (1932) was informed by Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution and the racial tensions and insecurities of the day!

 

How’s Bayou?
A Look at the Original

POOR WHITE TRASH


Heather Drain compares the 1960s drive-in hit POOR WHITE TRASH to the obscure 1950s B-picture that provided most of its footage: William Daniels’ BAYOU! A must for Timothy Carey fans!
 


DVD reviews, including...


THE 39 STEPS
ALICE GOODBODY
THE BABY
THE BAD BUNCH
BAD GIRLS OF FILM NOIR, VOLUME 1
A CHINESE GHOST STORY
THE COLOSSUS OF NEW YORK
DADDY, DARLING
DEEP END
DRIVE-IN CULT CLASSICS VOL. 3: B MOVIE COLLECTION
FORBIDDEN WORLD
GALAXY OF TERROR
HEREAFTER
HI-RIDERS
THE HILLS RUN RED
THE HISTORY OF MR. POLLY
INVITATION TO THE DANCE
MANIAC
MARCY
MIRANDA
THE REEF
THE STEPFATHER: UNRATED DIRECTOR’S CUT

Ramsey's Rambles
Ramsey Campbell on OUTCAST.

Audio Watchdog
Douglas E. Winter on ROME, SONO STATO UN AGENTE CIA, X: THE MAN WITH THE X-RAY EYES, and BREAKDOWN.

Biblio Watchdog
Tim Lucas reviews RAY HARRYHAUSEN MASTER OF THE MAJICKS VOLUMES 2 and 3.

 

Other contributors featured in this issue:

Michael Barrett, John Charles, Bill Cooke, Shane M. Dallmann, Charlie Largent,  Kim Newman, and Eric Somer.