Special Vampire Edition!
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 Merhiges 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!
We look at the real story behind Murnaus 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...
Director Patrick Lussier and Producer Wes Craven bring the greatest
vampire of all time back to life!
Also: 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
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!
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...
- 14 pages of Horror Reviews
Books: Dreadful Tales, Arthurian
Fantasy in In that Quiet Earth and Hush
Video / DVDs: New DVDs including Mario
Bavas Blood and Black Lace, Sleepwalkers and Fright
Films: New films including Cut,
Harry, Hes 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 Amenabars Thesis,
Men in Black 2 and Milla Jovovich in Resident Evil
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 Hammers own Countess
Dracula, Ingrid Pitt
- The Fright of
Your Life: : Peter Cushing as Professor Van Helsing, investigates the
Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires