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In this issue of Shivers (#94):

From Hell: Gorton & Painter's Dark Annie dummyFrom Hell
• "This one has everything in it! Character make-ups, blood rigs and a full creature suit..." Effects wizards Neill Gorton and Steve Painter discuss working on new Ripper movie From Hell, with remarkable (and grisly) pictures
• PLUS Johnny Depp is Inspector Abberline with Heather Graham as Mary Kelly in our poster for From Hell

Multi-tentacled monsters in DagonDagon
• Director Stuart Gordon and producer Brian Yuzna bring the dark world of HP Lovecraft to the screen in this Spanish movie filmed at Yuzna's Fantastic Factory. With pre-production sketches of fish-mutants!

La Biblia Negra aired at Sitges. Verdict: 'predictably routine'Sitges Report
• Alan Jones reports from Europe's premier Horror festival. There is high praise for Fausto 5.0 ('astonishingly clever'), and Session 9 ('not to be missed...') but no cigars for Trouble Every Day ('a libidinous loser')...

Cordelia and AngelAngel Expects...
• A look at the new season of Angel which brings new responsibilities for the vampire-with-a-soul, and some nasty surprises! Plus - opening episodes of the new Angel and Buffy seasons reviewed

Dr Terrible's House of Horrible
• "We wanted it to be a comedy, but not to make fun of the genre. There are some chilling moments in it too." Six truly diabolical tales to make you scream with laughter. We talk to writer Graham Duff, creator of the BBC's comedy Horror show starring Steve Coogan

Session 9
• "We wanted the movie to ooze with menace and nasty vibes… so the audience would keep saying 'What's going to happen? Please don't let it be bad…'" Actor-producer Steve Gevedon and actor Josh Lucas talk about their work in this terrifying contemporary Horror, set in a disused mental hospital

Universal Horror
• How Madame Tussaud's paid tribute to icons Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff. We speak to the creative team behind beautiful new wax portraits of the actors, with comments from Sara Karloff and Bela Lugosi Junior

Plus our regular sections:

  • News by Alan Jones
    The Creeper from Jeepers Creepers is set to return - director Victor Salva explains the whys and wherefores - plus Malcolm McDowall as the demonic Barber and Jason Scott Lee as Dracula!
  • 8 pages of Horror Reviews including
    • Book reviews: including Stephen King and Peter Straub's literary collaboration Black House
    • Film reviews: Alec Worley on the poetic ghost story The Others
    • TV reviews Angel Season 3 and Buffy Season 6 get underway, courtesy of David Darlington and Keith Topping
    • Video / DVD reviews: Three pages including Book of Shadows – Blair Witch 2
  • Opinion: Kim Newman takes an end of year look at some films of 2001 that, while not strictly speaking Horror-flavoured, would benefit from being looked at with a Shivers sensibility - including Quills, Amelie, Apocalypse Now Redux and Pandaemonium
  • The Pitt of Horror: Ingrid Pitt remembers Wicker Man writer Anthony Shaffer who died in November
  • The Fright of Your Life: Jonathan Rigby looks at Robert Flemyng and Barbara Steele in Riccardo Freda's L'orribile segreto del dottor Hichcock

Images taken from this issue are copyright: 20th Century Fox, Gorton & Painter, Fantastic Factory / Lions' Gate,Momentum Pictures, Kismet Entertainment / Noel Gay FIlms, Harper Collins

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

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