Inside this issue:
FROM FINAL GIRL TO FINAL CUT
Colin McCracken on the changing face of women in contemporary horror — behind and in front of the camera.
THE SURGEON MARY
Max Weinstein’s exclusive interview with Jen and Sylvia Soska on the twisted twins’ new “body-horror” film, American Mary.
THE WORST KIND OF LOVE
Stephen Slaughter Head visits the set of Mama and brings us exclusive interviews with Guillermo del Toro, Andy and Barbara Muschietti, and Jessica Chastain.
WITH THIS RING
Short fiction by Michael A. Arnzen — inspired by a photograph by Anisa Nin.
FROM THE SILVER SCREEN TO THE BOOK STORE
Ian Ogilvy discusses his successful children’s thriller series.
THE MANY MANIFESTATIONS OF THE INNOCENTS
Scott Feinblatt rediscovers Henry James’s classic ghost story and traces its literary and cinematic history from the original fable to Jack Clayton’s classic film.
James Gracey on Hammer’s new stage adaptation of Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw and the lineage of the Theatre of Horror.
BE IT EVER SO HAUNTED…
Colin McCracken traces the history of cinema’s classic haunted houses.
THE TREACHERY OF LOVE
Kristen Micek examines the dark side of love in classic horror scenarios.
ISLE OF THE DEAD THROUGH THE AGES
David Calbert explores the history of one of Arnold Böcklin’s most famous paintings.