Rue Morgue Issue 91 Sneak Peek

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On July 1st Rue Morgue will be putting out their 91st issue. Last month they talked about the great Ray Harryhausen and this month they have decided to do the tenth anniversary of The Blair Witch Project. I'm probably one of the few people who really disliked The Blair Witch Project but Rue Morgue always covers enough to keep me satisfied. Check out what else will be on the inside when it hits store shelves.

GENERATION HEX
When The Blair Witch Project – which was made for around the cost of a new Toyota – was released ten years ago, it succeeded beyond all expectations and went on to change the face of horror. Rue Morgue goes back to the woods of Burkittsville with directors Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez to examine the lasting effects of The Blair Witch Project. Plus: Catching up with Blair Witch star Michael C. Williams, and previews of Myrick’s The Objective and Sánchez’s Seventh Moon.
by Dave Alexander

THE SPIRIT OF HALLOWEEN
Halloween comes early this season courtesy of October Shadows, a book that collects images inspired by everyone’s favourite time of year.
by Jovanka Vuckovic

FACES OF DEATH
There was a time when families would have a cast of a loved one’s visage made as a funerary memento. Now, one man is reviving the practice for modern mourners.
by W. Brice McVicar

PORTRAIT OF AN AMERICAN NIGHTMARE
One of the most punishing movies every made just got a lot more brutal with a restored director’s cut. Filmmaker Buddy Giovinazzo recalls his struggles making Combat Shock.
by Mitch Davis

DEPARTMENTS:

NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
The Blair Witch Project.

DREADLINES
FanTasia celebrates 13th year with 100 new features; Movement to revive Chris Carter’s Millennium gains online momentum

THE CORONER'S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six Reduced to Rubble.

NEEDFUL THINGS
Doyle’s Made in Hell Hot Sauce, Last Exit to Nowhere T-shirts, Voodoo Pop, Organ Donors

CINEMACABRE
CineMacabre features reviews of Drag Me to Hell, S. Darko, Mum & Dad, Hansel and Gretel, Bled, Xombie: Dead on Arrival, Sea Beast, Retardead, Small Town Folk, Against the Dark, Zombie Apocalypse, Zombies Anonymous, and Necroville. Reissues reviews Empire of Passion (1978), Mahakaal (1993)/Tahkhana (1986), The Last Horror Movie (1982), Deadly Sweet (1967), Torso (1973) and The Escapees (1981).

CINEMARQUEE
Repulsion (1965).

BOWEN'S BASEMENT
Dug up: Killdozer.

BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features Awakening, plus reviews Marvel Zombies 4: Midnight Sons #2 of 4, The Living Corpse Annual #1, Hungry for Stink #1, Rotten #1, and The Walking Dead #61.

THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Robert Sacchetto’s The Zombie Handbook. Plus, reviews of The American International Pictures Video Guide, Fist of the Spider Woman: Tales of Fear and Queer Desire, Zombie Holocaust: How the Living Dead Devoured Pop Culture, Andy Deane’s The Sticks, John Farris’ High Bloods, Alex Bledsoe’s Blood Groove, Nate Kenyon’s The Bone Factor, Electric Frankenstein Limited Edition Poster Book Vol. 1, Lee Murphy’s Ygor and Shane Briant’s Worst Nightmares.

TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR
Count Orlok’s Nightmare Gallery – Salem, Massachusetts.

THE GORE-MET
Menu: Murder Collection Vol. 1.

AUDIO DROME
Featuring Timber Timbre. Plus reviews of Something Wicked this Way Comes OST, True Blood OST, Twilight Zone: The Movie OST, The Grit/Thee Merry Widows, Wayne Gacy Trio, Deathstars, The Crimson Ghosts/Diemonsterdie, Dope, Bone Gnawer, and Heaven & Hell.

PLAY DEAD
Killing Floor, The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai, and Plants vs. Zombies.

CLASSIC CUT
Sam Peckinpah’s Straw Dogs

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