Diabolique Magazine No. 7 (Nov/Dec 2011)

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Inside this issue:

WELCOME TO FRIGHT NIGHT
Sarah Crowther revisits Tom Holland’s original shocker (1985), with Roddy McDowall, to see why it still has a huge cult following after all these years

THE GENESIS OF FRANKENSTEIN
David L Rattigan examines new research into the origins of Mary Shelley’s famous book

PUT AWAY THE FLESH
Daniel Bird on Jaromil Jires’s Czech classic Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)

BETWEEN HORROR AND SURREALISM
Peter Haymes provides further coverage ofValerie and Her Week of Wonders, the nightmarish fairy tale that marked the end of the Czech New Wave movement

LOAM
A macabre piece of original short fiction from Joan Eyles Johnson

NEW NIGHTMARES
Drew Beard examines postmillenial Eastern European horror cinema, with viscerally disturbing spectacles like Taxidermia (2006) and vampire epics like Night Watch (2004)

DR. KNOX’S DISSECTION TABLE
David L Rattigan deconstructs a scene from Hammer’s 1968 occult thriller The Devil Rides Out

RED STATE OR RED TAPE?
Robert J.E. Simpson on the controversy behind the marketing and distribution of Kevin Smith’s new and violent horror film

JERZY SKOLIMOWSKI’S DEEP END
David Kleiler rediscovers this great British coming-of-age shocker, starring Jane Asher and John Moulder-Brown

SLAUGHTER OF THE VAMPIRES
Robyn Talbot’s newest entry in his Italian Gothic series covers this highly atmospheric cult film

BOOK REVIEW
Adrian Smith on Kim Newman’s Nightmare Movies