Shivers #92 • ships from Sept 4 • UK £3.99/US $5.99 FEATURE NEWS REVIEWS

In this issue of Shivers (#92):

The X-Files - back on top form with Scully and Doggett?The X-Files Resurrected
• “We’ve come up with some great scary stories within the new Scully/Doggett dynamic.” Writer/producer John Shiban talks about his role in recasting and reviving TV’s premier creepshow

Willow from Buffy the Vampire SlayerBuffy the Vampire Slayer
• “If there’s a genre we’ve left unturned, then I’m angry and confused!” Joss Whedon on what lies in store for Buffy’s Season 6, plus his plans for the spin-off series starring Anthony Stewart Head’s character Rupert Giles
• Plus our cover montage as a pull-out poster!

Ice Cube in John Carpenter's Ghosts of MarsJohn Carpenter Interview
• Veteran Horror director John Carpenter discusses his action-packed new Sci-Fi Horror film Ghosts of Mars starring rapper Ice Cube and Natasha (Species) Henstridge, and how he loves to relate his movies to Westerns

How to cram 5 people into a small doorway - Dog SoldiersDog Soldiers
• “I wanted to revive the werewolf picture in a more contemporary, dynamic & unique way.” Director Neil Marshall on this new British Horror movie, featuring a soldier squad trapped on a werewolf-infested Scottish moor!

Horror HistoryHorror History #3
• Our Horror History concludes. How John Carpenter ‘ended the Sexual revolution’ with Halloween in 1978, Wes Craven unveils Freddy Krueger and Clive Barker presents Pinhead. So where next for terror films?

Reptile Boy
• “I couldn’t see during filming, I didn’t have a lot of movement and I had no idea where the camera was. I was just trying to be a snake!” The perils of playing a monster in Buffy are explained by Robin Atkin Downes

Chinese Ghost Stories
• We conclude our look at the diverse and diverting Chinese ghost films

Plus our regular sections:

  • News by Alan Jones
    Stephen King’s Kingdom, Gary Oldman to star in the remake of Macabre, Vin Diesel in XXX, plus Dawn of the Dead 2, Exorcist 4 and Michael Crichton’s Timeline
  • 10 pages of Horror Reviews including
    • Book reviews: include Neil Gaiman’s American Godsand Kelley Armstrong's Bitten
    • Film reviews: The controversial Japanese movie Battle Royale, Ed Gein, and Final Fantasy
    • Video / DVD reviews: includes double portions from Hannibal Lecter and Herschell Gordon Lewis (Blood Feast and Two Thousand Maniacs!)
    • TV Reviews: Final episodes of Buffy & Angel in the 2000-01 seasons plus a full season checklist
  • Opinion: Kim Newman examines how the ratings-grabbing trick of killing off our TV heroes is rapidly losing its novelty
  • The Fright of Your Life: Jonathan Rigby selects Prince Prospero’s climactic encounter with his doppelganger in The Masque of the Red Death
  • The Pitt of Horror: Hammer’s Horror Queen Ingrid Pitt looks at the making of Countess Dracula

Images taken from this issue are copyright: The WB, 20th Century Fox, Miramax, Columbia Tristar. Metro Tartan, Little & Brown

All other contents © Visual Imagination Ltd 2001. Not for reproduction.

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