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Shivers 86 • ships from 23 JanUK £3.25 / US $5.99 FEATURE NEWS REVIEWS

Special Vampire Edition!

Shadow of the VampireShadow of the Vampire
• “Some movies you do for capitalistic reasons... others you do because you really want to make a contribution.” So says John Malkovich of his role as director FW Murnau in Elias Merhige’s fantasia on the making of the classic vampire film Nosferatu.

We examine the new picture and meet its director, producer and eclectic cast, including Willem Dafoe as Max Schreck and Eddie Izzard as Gustav.
Plus our poster - Willem Dafoe stars as Max Schreck, the larger-than-life star of Shadow of the Vampire!

Murnau's NosferatuNosferatu
• We look at the real story behind Murnau’s classic 1921 film, silent, black and white, but quite possibly the most artistic vampire film ever made. It was all but consigned to oblivion, however, by the widow of Dracula author Bram Stoker...

Dracula 2000
• Director Patrick Lussier and Producer Wes Craven bring the greatest vampire of all time back to life!

Dario Argento's SuspiriaAlso: The Art of Argento
• Shivers readers will need no introduction to Dario Argento, the Italian Master of Terror and creator of such films as Suspiria, band Deep Red. Here we begin a two-part examination of that famous career by the author of a newly-published book on Argento called Art of Darkness

El CeloEl Celo
• We look at Antoni Aloy's fascinating new Spanish/American version of Henry James’ classic ghost story The Turn of the Screw, with a startling cast including Sadie Frost, Lauren Bacall and Harvey Keitel. No English Gothic here!

Valentine
• A sneak preview of the first film to star David Angel Boreanaz. Who is the serial killer seeing off a quartet of spiteful ex-cheerleaders? We think we have a clue...

Plus our regular sections:

  • 14 pages of Horror Reviews
    • Books: Dreadful Tales, Arthurian Fantasy in In that Quiet Earth and Hush
    • Video / DVDs: New DVDs including Mario Bava’s Blood and Black Lace, Sleepwalkers and Fright Night
    • Films: New films including Cut, Harry, He’s Here to Help and the disappointing Lost Souls
    • Soundtracks: We review the best Horror soundtracks including Bless the Child, The Fog, Hollow Man, Lighthouse and What Lies Beneath
    • TV Reviews: New season episodes of Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel
  • News by Alan Jones
    Four pages including Famke Janssen to star as a female Terminatrix in Terminator 3, a remake for the AIP ‘classics’, Battle Royale makes waves in Japan, a new take on Amenabar’s Thesis, Men in Black 2 and Milla Jovovich in Resident Evil
  • Opinion: Kim Newman looks at Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 and finds that real life, as seen by director Joe Berlinger, is much more frightening...
  • In The Pitt of Horror: Tales of mystery and murder from Hammer’s own Countess Dracula, Ingrid Pitt
  • The Fright of Your Life: : Peter Cushing as Professor Van Helsing, investigates the Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires

Images taken from this issue are copyright: Fantastic Factory / Filmax S.A., Hammer films, Castle Rock / New Line

All other contents © Visual Imagination Ltd 2000. Not for reproduction.

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