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VI Direct Catalogue : Shivers : Shivers 2003

Shivers #109, December 2003 Shivers #109, December 2003
(Reference #H109)

Features
Halle Berry on Gothika – Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry talks about her new Horror role, starring alongside Penélope Cruz and Robert Downey Jr in the new Dark Castle film Gothika
Freddy on DVD – More from Robert Englund on Freddy vs Jason, plus the cream of the recent reviews as this scary team-up makes its DVD début
Stuart Gordon – The director of Horror classic Re-Animator discusses his violent new movie King of the Ants based on a novel by Charlie Higson, starring George Wendt and newcomer Chris McKenna
Carnivàle – Screenwriter Daniel Knauf on his bizarre and apocalyptic new HBO series starring Nick Stahl, Clancy Brown and Adrienne Barbeau
Norman J Warren – The unstoppable director of some much-loved British ’70s shockers discusses the making of his movies Terror and Inseminoid
Bernard Herrmann – We look at some new CD releases from Bernard Herrmann, composer of scores for Psycho, Vertigo, Jason and the Argonauts, Fahrenheit 451 and The Day the Earth Stood Still
Arts Magic – New Eastern Horror DVDs from the acclaimed Arts Magic collection featuring Hiruko the Goblin, Ring sequel Rasen, Wild Zero and Junk
Dr Terror’s Christmas Box – We take a look at wealth of extras on the new Amicus DVD box set from Anchor Bay, featuring The House That Dripped Blood, Asylum and Dr Terrors House of Horrors

Plus
Opinion – Kim Newman on more exploits of Mexican wrestler Santo, as he tussles with Frankenstein and the Wolf Man
The Fright of Your Life – Jonathan Rigby chooses a favourite fright from Horror history. This issue, the Zombie Knights Templar are on the rampage in Tombs of the Blind Dead
The Pitt of Horror – Ingrid Pitt on some famous guests and some outrageous fancy dress the recent US Chiller convention ...
Poster – After Freddy vs Jason, it’s Freddy versus Halle Berry as our cover stars clash!
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Shivers #108, November - Bumper 2003 Shivers #108, November - Bumper 2003
(Reference #H108)
Hallowe’en Bumper Edition

Features
Wes Craven – Genre Titan Wes Craven, the creator of Scream and Freddy Krueger, talks exclusively to Shivers about his classic movies The Hills Have Eyes and The Last House on the Left, newly released on DVD.
Norman J Warren – In the first part of two-part feature, the irrepressible Norman J Warren, director of such Seventies shockers as Prey, Inseminoid and Satan’s Slave looks back at his early work. Illustrated with pictures from the director’s collection.
Angel – Angel and friends are now in charge of demonic law firm Wolfram and Hart, and to add to the fun, Spike has returned! We look at the first episodes of Angel Season Five!
Cabin Fever – A group of teens in a remote cabin fall victim to a flesh-eating virus… Young actors Rider Strong, Cerina Vincent, Jordan Ladd and James De Bello talk about their roles in Eli Roth’s acclaimed new shock-fest Cabin Fever.
Jeepers Creepers 2 – Meet the up-and-coming young cast including Al Santos, Eric Nenninger and Nicki Aycox, plus movie veteran Ray Wise, who braved the arduous night shoots for Victor Salva's chilling Jeepers Creepers 2.
The Collingswood Story – We look at the low-budget Horror about a Supernatural investigation via webcam that is set to imitate the success of The Blair Witch Project. We talk to director Mike Costanza.
Angela Bettis – We talk to Angela Bettis, who gives a superb central performance in Lucky McKee's poignant and chilling May.
Rosie Alvarez – British actress Rosie Alvarez discusses her role in the German Horror film Anatomie 2.
Shaun of the Dead – Director Edgar Wright on the making of his new British Zombie movie.

Plus
Opinion – Kim Newman on the strange exploits of Mexican wrestler Santo, and his collisions with Dracula and Frankenstein’s daughter.
The Pitt of Horror – Actress Ingrid Pitt remembers her days in Hollywood playing poker with John Wayne.
The Fright of Your Life – Jonathan Rigby selects a classic fright from Horror history. This issue, Stefan Ruzowitzy’s shocker from 2000, Anatomie.
Poster – Keep the spirit of Halowe'en alive with our pumpkin poster...
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Shivers #107, September 2003 Shivers #107, September 2003
(Reference #H107)

Features
Freddy vs Jason – How two scary favourites were brought together for the Horror bout of the century! We meet director Ronny Yu and the new Jason, Ken Kirzinger.
Spike and Angel – We look forward to the fireworks when Spike, the Vampire from Sunnydale, joins the line-up at Angel Investigations...
House of the Dead – How director Uwe Boll brought this terrifying zombie-fighting computer game to the screen, and the latest on his new project with Christian Slater.
Jessica Harper – A rare interview with the charming actress who has enjoyed a long career with some of Hollywood’s finest, and who achieved Horror icon status with her starring role in Dario Argento’s Suspiria.
Jeffrey Combs – We meet another genre great, the actor who plays Herbert West, HP Lovecraft’s meddler with things unspeakable, in the Re-Animator movies!
Underworld – Vampires battle werewolves in a never-ending war unseen by the eyes of man – that’s the premise of this stylish new chiller!
So you want to be in Troma? – Producer Lloyd Kaufman takes us through the Troma selection process, and we meet a Tromette to learn what goes on at the Cannes Festival!
The Sin Eater – Director Brian Helgeland brings a new monster to the screen, in this religious detective story starring Heath Ledger and Mark Addy.

Plus
Opinion – Writer Kim Newman on the new TV mini-series of Stephen King’s Carrie.
The Pitt of Horror – Guest columnist Ingrid Pitt remembers a very special lady, stuntwoman Dorothy Ford
The Fright of Your Life – Jonathan Rigby choses a classic moment from Horror history, a spooky fright from William Castle’s Macabre.
Poster – Angel and Spike are strange bedfellows in our great poster...
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Shivers #106, August 2003 Shivers #106, August 2003
(Reference #H106)

Features
Neill Gorton – Make-Up Wizard – Neill Gorton has handled FX make-up on films including From Hell and Saving Private Ryan, and the recent TV series Strange. We present some exclusive behind-the-scenes shots and design drawings.
Jeepers Creepers 2 – Director Victor Salva does it again – the Creeper is back! We look at the highly-anticipated sequel to the Horror hit Jeepers Creepers, and celebrate one of the most chilling of recent screen monsters.
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen – We hear from the director, screenwriter and stars (including Sir Sean Connery) about The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, the new movie in which Dr Jekyll, Captain Nemo, The Invisible Man, Mina Harker and Allan Quartermain team up for a Victorian adventure!
FrightFest 2003 – It’s the biggest event of the UK Horror calendar... yes, it’s back and better than ever – we preview the delights in store at this year’s London FrightFest, including Malefique and House of a 1,000 Corpses
All about May – Lucky McKee – Can’t find a date? The why not build your own, Frankenstein-style? Director Lucky McKee explores just this scenario in his deliciously dark new film May, which was the toast of last year’s Sitges Fantasy Festival
More Cabin Fever – Concluding our interview with Eli Roth, who tells us more grisly details from his infectious new film Cabin Fever!
Troma Extravaganza – As the BSkyB Movie Channel devotes a month to the no-holds-barred Horror extravaganza that is the Troma back-catalogue, we present a beginners’ guide to the bizarre inhabitants of Tromaville!


Plus

Opinion – Writer Kim Newman celebrates Horror auteur Larry Fessenden, the maverick director of Habit and Wendigo.
The Pitt of Horror – Had a hard day at the office? Our regular guest contributor Ingrid Pitt hears of a bizarre Time-travelling experience…
The Fright of Your Life – Jonathan Rigby chooses another magic moment from Horror history, this issue, Method for Murder in The House That Dripped Blood.
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Shivers #105, July 2003 Shivers #105, July 2003
(Reference #H105)

Features
Robert Englund – Freddy vs Jason – Actor Robert Englund, the legendary Freddy Krueger, discusses his career in fright films and new movie Freddy vs Jason.
Manhunter – Thomas Noonan, who memorably portrayed the murderous Tooth Fairy talks about his role as ‘the scariest man on celluloid’.
Dario Argento’s Card Player – From the set of Dario Argento’s new crime thriller, we speak to actor Liam Cunningham on why he wanted to work with the Horror maestro.
Strange Effects – We speak to Neill Gorton, who has provided special effects for the new British TV Horror series Strange .
Henry, Portrait of a Serial Killer – Director John McNaughton talks about the new DVD release of his acclaimed study of psychopathic terror
House of the Long Shadows – We look back 20 years to the last glorious team-up of Horror legends Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee and John Carradine


Plus

Opinion – Kim Newman celebrates the 50th anniversary of Nigel Kneale’s TV legend Professor Bernard Quatermass.
The Pitt of Horror – Are ghosts officially busted? Ingrid Pitt investigates recent reports that nix the Supernatural!
The Fright of Your Life – Jonathan Rigby chooses a magic moment from Horror history – this issue, Barbara Steele as an undead temptress in Antonio Margheriti’s Danza Macabra.
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Shivers #104, May 2003 Shivers #104, May 2003
(Reference #H104)

Features
Faith – Buffy’s Bad Girl Does Good – There can be few TV characters whose return has been more eagerly awaited than Eliza Dushku’s rebellious character Faith in Buffy and Angel. But when Faith returns to Sunnydale, tragedy follows close behind…
Willard – Crispin Glover stars as the boy who befriends rats in this remake of a Seventies schlock classic, directed by Glen Morgan of X-Files fame.
Dreamcatcher – Director Lawrence Kasdan takes the helm for the latest adaptation of a Stephen King novel, as a group of friends take on a monstrous alien foe!
Shaun of the Dead – Director Edgar Wright on his new British Zombie movie, influenced by the Resident Evil game.
Strange – Creator Andrew Marshall, stars Richard Coyle and Samantha Janus talk about this new British TV Horror/Fantasy series for Saturday nights.
Patrick Tatopoulos – Continuing our interview with the exceptional illustrator and designer, who talks about his forthcoming projects, illustrated with deleted material from the Sci-Fi film Supernova and pre-production artwork for the monsters of Special Unit 2.
Texas Chain Saw Massacre – The cast of Tobe Hooper’s Horror classic recalled the making of the movie at a special gathering held recently to launch a special DVD release.
Last House on the Left – A look at some of the movies recently released by Anchor Bay including Wes Craven’s début horror movie, the shocking Last House on the Left.

Plus

Opinion – Kim Newman recalls the thrill of sneaking into the pictures to see ‘forbidden’ movies, but recalls that some failed to live up to their billing…
The Pitt of Horror – Ingrid Pitt wonders what lurks in the Underground – and recalls such memorable chillers as Quatermass abnds the Pit, and Kolchak’s encounter with the Night Strangler!
The Fright of Your Life – Jonathan Rigby chooses a magic moment from Horror history – this issue, low-budget shocks and a dose of acromegaly in The Monster Maker!
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Shivers #103, March 2003 Shivers #103, March 2003
(Reference #H103)

Features
The Return of Quatermass – We continue our interview with Val Guest, and look at his Hammer Quatermass movies, newly released on DVD with commentaries.
Patrick Tatopoulos – The creature creator who has designed for such blockbusters as Stargate, Independence Day and Godzilla talks about his recent projects including Pitch Black and the TV movie of Clive Barker’s Saint Sinner.
Darkness Falls – Actress Emma Caulfield, Anya from Buffy, talks about her new Horror movie.
Goodbye Buffy – As Sarah Michelle Gellar finally calls it a day, we look at Buffy’s final season, and speculate on what might follow...
LD50 – We meet the director of a new British Horror movie starring Spice Girl Mel B and rising British actor Tom Hardy.
Jeepers Creepers 2 – A photo special looking at Victor Salva’s hotly-anticipated Horror sequel and the return of the terrifying Creeper!

Plus

Opinion – Kim Newman looks at at some American adaptations of Sherlock Holmes (starring Matt Frewer and James D’Arcy) which take more than a few liberties with Conan Doyle!
The Pitt of Horror – Actress Ingrid Pitt looks at Vampire lore from Egyptian times, from Osiris the God of Resurrection to the flesh-eating Lamiae that terrorized the Greeks!
The Fright of Your Life – Jonathan Rigby looks at a classic moment from Horror History – the appearance of Dr Freudstein in The House by the Cemetery.
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Shivers #102, February 2003 Shivers #102, February 2003
(Reference #H102)

Features
Totally Tromatized – With titles like Rabid Grannies, The Toxic Avenger and Sgt Kabukiman NYPD – it could only be the terrific trash that is Troma Films! We meet Mr Troma himself, director and producer Lloyd Kaufman.
The Ring Saga – Hideo Nakata’s terrifying film Ring is Horror’s best-kept secret. But all that may change as the new American version, The Ring directed by Gore Verbinski, opens in Europe.
Beyond Re-Animator – Director Brian Yuzna brings back HP Lovecraft’s maddest scientist, Herbert West. We talk to the director and meet star Jeffrey Combs.
Val Guest – The director of Quatermass Xperiment, The Abominable Snowman and The Day The Earth Caught Fire talks about his life in films.
The Return of The Thing – The return of a great Hallowe’en tradition as a gathering of Hollywood film-makers stage a recreation of the classic Fifties Sci-Fi Horror movie The Thing!
Angel Turns Evil? – Find out what’s afoot for the Vampire with a soul this season...
The Hound of the Baskervilles – We review the BBC’s recent adaptation.

Plus

Poster – We present the chilling image from Gore Verbinski’s The Ring.
Opinion – Kim Newman looks at a reconstruction of a famous 'lost film', Lon Chaney's Vampire movie London After Midnight
The Pitt of Horror – Ingrid Pitt looks back over the year, meets Discworld creator Terry Pratchett and Horror novelist James Herbert, and gets a bit frisky anticipating Valentine’s Day...
The Fright of Your Life – Jonathan Rigby selects a fearful scene from Jorge Grau's 1974 film The Living Dead at the Manchester Morgue
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Shivers #101, Dec/January 2003 Shivers #101, Dec/January 2003
(Reference #H101)
New Movies
Ghost Ship – Director Steve Beck talks about his new seagoing Horror movie.
Ryan Phillippe – The handsome star discusses his new psychological Horror movie The I Inside with director Roland Suso Richter.
Sitges Film Festival – A look at how this programme has rewritten the Fantasy/Horror rule-book.
Classic Horrors
Hammer Films at Bray – We meet the author of a new book about Bray Studios.
Horror People – Phantasm’s Reggie Bannister joins FX guru Tom Savini, veteran actor Jack Donner and star of The Shining Joseph Turkel to talk to us!
New Movies
Artsmagic – A look at the new DVD label concentrating on Asia Horror and Fantasy, with titles including Pyrokinesis, Hypnosis, and Zatoichi the Blind Swordsman.
Bruce Campbell – The star celebrates his autobiography Confessions of a B-Movie Actor and the release of Army of Darkness on DVD.
Ghostwatch – Writer Stephen Volk looks back at his tv chiller.
Poster – Saruman (Christopher Lee) and friends in scenes from The Two Towers.

Plus...

The Devil’s Nightmare in The Fright of Your Life
Ingridd Pitt looks at her time in Doctor Who
and Kim Newman concludes his look at Christian fundamentalist Apocalypse movies
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