Shivers 87 • ships from 20 FebUK £3.25/US $5.99 FEATURE NEWS REVIEWS

Merchants of Menace!

Christopher Lee in La Vergine de Norimberga (1963)Christopher Lee
• Accompanying his new book on the screen career of this versatile actor, Jonathan Rigby looks at the continental pictures which Lee made in the 1960s. Join us for Uncle Was A Vampire, The Hands of Orlac and The Whip and the Body

Hannibal posterAnthony Hopkins on Hannibal
• Hopkins, who placed ‘the cannibal’ Dr. Lecter in a thousand nightmares, explains how it felt to return to the character with director Ridley Scott in the record-breaking Hannibal
• plus Hopkins, Julianne Moore and Ray Liotta feature in this exclusive Shivers pull-out poster

Lon ChaneyLon Chaney
• Along with the directors of a new TV biography of the star, we look at the life and hard times of Lon Chaney, the silent cinema’s Man of a Thousand Faces. Chaney chilled spines with the celebrated 1920s versions of The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Phantom of the Opera

Horrors old and new

Burton's Medusa TouchThe Medusa Touch
• A Seventies disaster movie with a difference - for a start, the initial disaster is lunar... Richard Burton and Michael Hordern starred in this terrifying tale of telekinetic revenge, directed by Jack Gold in 1978. We recall 'a product of its time'...

Dario Argento
• Continuing Argento expert Chris Gallant's guide to the works of Italy’s King of Terror. Opera is his masterpiece, but there are lean years with flops like The Stendhal Syndrome and Phantom of the Opera...
• plus Nonhosonno
Gallant reviews Argento’s newest film, which Italian critics treated with disdain, but which Argentophiles see as a distinct return to horrifying giallo form

• Udo Kier and Terence Stamp join a young unknown cast in a globe-trotting, Time-travelling Horror story from Our Friends in the North director Stuart Urban. Alan Jones talks to the director about his "quest movie with real thought-provoking substance".

Plus our regular sections:

  • 10 pages of Horror Reviews
    • Books: new novels from Koontz and King
    • Video / DVDs: including Lynch's Eraserhead, Bats, Vampyros Lesbos and many more
    • Films: including Nonhosonno and The Gift
    • TV Reviews: New season episodes of Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel, plus Christopher Lee in Ghost Stories for Christmas
  • News by Alan Jones
    Four pages including Nonhosonno opens in Italy, new roles for Green Mile actor, and Luke Goss asks if he will be famous in Blade 2
  • Opinion: Writer and critic Kim Newman investigates a remake of (wait for it) Satan’s School for Girls
  • In The Pitt of Horror: Ingrid Pitt, Hammer’s Queen of Horror, finds a terrifying tale of Victorian crime on her own doorstep
  • The Fright of Your Life: Flashback to Mad Love, starring Peter Lorre as the deranged Dr Gogol and Colin Clive as the tormented Orlac

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