Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Black Static #13

With its best cover design (two flies on crimson splatter!) of the year, this month's issue of top British horror magazine Black Static (published by T3A Press) has my regular 'Blood Spectrum' column of blu-ray and DVD reviews sprawled over 10 pages. BS#13 includes coverage of a bumper crop of genre films - Haunted Echoes, Alone In The Dark II, From Within, 13: Game Of Death, Footprints, It's Alive (remake), Far Cry, Messengers 2: The Scarecrow, Sick Nurses, Amsterdamned, Dr Chopper, Mr Halloween, Tormented, Wasting Away, Necromentia, Pig Hunt, Rogue, Walled In, Inside, Horsemen Of The Apocalypse, Staunton Hill, Drag Me To Hell, I Sell The Dead, plus new blu-ray editions of Sleepy Hollow, Freddy vs Jason, Anaconda, The Deep, Ghosts Of Mars, Blood: The Last Vampire, and news about launch of the Brain Damage DVD label in UK (with a batch of six films noted, including Serum, Prey For The Beast, and Death Of A Ghost Hunter.

Today, I also finished my latest 'Laser Fodder' column for next month's Interzone... And IZ #225 will include my reviews of anime sequel Ghost In The Shell 2: Innocence, Japanese CGI'd fantasy Big Man Japan, Kitaro, season one of TV series Sanctuary, and Korean disaster movie Tidal Wave.