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Friday, October 23, 2015

Fangoria #344

Elvira proves she still has what it take to titillate on this issue of Fangoria.  She 'wraps it' all up as a very sexy Mummy.

Look for the other horrific features in this issue:

PREVIEW: “TALES OF HALLOWEEN” Axelle Carolyn and Neil Marshall are part of the ultimate cinematic All Hallows’ celebration.
PREVIEW: “DEATHGASM” Jason Lei Howden’s heavy-metal bash is not just about the climax, but gruesome peaks throughout.
PREVIEW: “A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY” The darker side of Yuletide comes early this year in an intertwined anthology.
FEATURE: “COOTIES” Elijah Wood et al. face rotten kids in Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott’s splatter comedy.
FEATURE: WAKALIWOOD HORROR, PART ONE In the heart of Africa, a grassroots film scene has taken a sometimes bloody shape.
FEATURE: “SOME KIND OF HATE” The revenge of the bullied has a supernatural edge, courtesy of filmmaker Adam Egypt Mortimer.
RETROSPECTIVE: “SATAN’S CHILDREN,” PART TWO The Florida-based team killed themselves staging bizarre deaths on a tiny budget.
NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND: “CALL GIRL OF CTHULHU” Chris LaMartina mixes the scary, sexy and silly sides of H.P. Lovecraft in one movie.
INTERVIEW: ELVIRA She’s been the biggest thing in horror hosting for decades. Plus: Elvira’s weird world of merchandise and an exclusive centerspread poster!
MINIFEATURE: “THE DIABOLICAL” Ali Larter tries to protect her family from a most unnatural home invasion.
INTERVIEW: TRISTAN RISK The “American Mary” actress is a woman of many, often unusual faces and roles.
PREVIEW: “THE FINAL GIRLS” Todd Strauss-Schulson directs a new highpoint of the meta-slasher subgenre. Plus: “Final” words from star Taissa Farmiga.
MINIFEATURE: AFTER DARK’S “SUSPENSION” Jeffery Lando’s twist on teen terror is one of eight new films to die for.
DIARY OF THE DEB: “DOLLFACE” In her latest killfest, Debbie faces a villain who’s anything but cute.
MINIFEATURE: “HOARDER” Sneaking into a creepy house gets this novel’s characters into a real mess.
MINIFEATURE: “RECOVERING 1940s HORROR CINEMA” A long-ignored decade in genre history gets its due from assorted authors.
ON SET: “YAKUZA APOCALYPSE” As Takashi Miike pits vampires against gangsters, Fango is in the thick of it.
ON SET: “OLD 37” When Kane Hodder and Bill Moseley play ambulance-driving brothers, stay off the road!
FEATURE: “RAGE” An award-winning frightfest about a motorcycle-riding madman has yet to drive into release.
FEATURE: THE I IN ANTICHRIST This addendum to Ken W. Hanley’s new book will help Satan’s spawn feel more secure.
INTERVIEW: DANI FILTH The Cradle of Filth frontman expresses his love of scary stuff through music.
FIRST RITES Elvira: horror’s gateway drug
POSTAL ZONE Anarchy from the UK
MONSTER INVASION Foster fear in “June”; “Electric Boogaloo” chronicles Cannon
VHS YES! “Auntie Lee’s Meat Pies” have a funny taste

THE VIDEO EYE OF DR. CYCLOPS Grindhouse’s deluxe Blu-rays of “The Beyond” and “Cannibal Ferox”