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Anno Dracula Seven Days in Mayhem #3 – out May 24

Anno Dracula Seven Days in Mayhem #3 – out May 24

The third issue of the Anno Dracula comics miniseries is now out from Titan Comics.  Written by Kim Newman.  Illustrated by Paul McCaffrey.

On the web

  • My notes on the underrated French suspense film. (more…)
  • My notes on the 2010 documentary. (more…)
  • My notes on the Ozploitation classic. (more…)
  • My notes on the 2011 FrightFest choice. (more…)
  • My notes on the British mystery movie. (more…)
  • My notes on the Israeli shaggy dog horror story. (more…)
  • My notes on the new film. (more…)
  • My notes on the alleged comedy. (more…)
  • My notes on the new fantasy swashbuckler. (more…)
  • My notes on the voodoo movie. (more…)
  • My notes on the silent Soviet science fiction film. (more…)
  • My notes on J.J. Abrams' film. (more…)
  • My notes on the anthology movie. (more…)
  • My Sight & Sound piece on the horror remake. (more…)
  • With a new Pirates movie in the offing - review to be posted next week - here are the notes I made on the earlier entries. (more…)
  • My notes on the serial - written before Cap's big-screen revival. (more…)
  • My notes on the Soviet space opera. (more…)
  • My notes on the 2011 FrightFest choice. (more…)
  • My notes on the Dutch giallo. (more…)
  • My notes on the 2011 FrightFest choice. (more…)
  • My notes on the would-be summer blockbuster. (more…)
  • My 2011 notes on the early Adam Wingard film. (more…)
  • My notes on the FrightFest selection. (more…)
  • My notes on the apocalypse movie. (more…)
  • My notes on the Woody Allen film from 2011. (more…)
  • My notes on Drive, from 2011. (more…)
  • My Sight & Sound review of the Ridley Scott movie is online.
  • My notes on the early Michael Winner movie. (more…)
  • My notes on the Asylum 'mockbuster'. (more…)
  • Here are my notes on the fix-up horror omnibus, now out on UK DVD. (more…)
  • My notes on the creepy Canadian film, now out on UK DVD. (more…)
  • My notes on the indie psycho-horror film, which is streaming in the UK on Shudder. (more…)
  • My notes on the comic book movie. (more…)
  • My review of the early talkie mystery. (more…)
  • My notes on the Britlitflick. (more…)
  • My notes on the Wicker Man sequel. (more…)
  • My notes on the Paul W.S. Anderson Dumas movie. (more…)
  • My review of the robot fighting movie, originally in Sight & Sound.   (more…)
  • My notes on the Spielberg/Hergé movie. (more…)
  • My notes on the smart spooky early talkie mystery. (more…)
  • Here's 'I Hope You Die', written by Brian Smedley and Kim Newman for the 1987 musical musical Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! Rock! (aka Rock! x 27), which also featured work by Eugene Byrne and Neil Gaiman. It was recorded by one of Brian's many bands, The Funbunnies.  Other hits from the show included 'Memphis, Ohio', 'Stand On Me', 'Ronnie B. Loude', 'Too Fat to Rock', 'Teenage Tragedy', 'He's a Bastard (But I Love Him)', 'Please Don't Step on the Drugs', 'Staying a Prat', 'Heartache and Pain and Misery and Suffering (That's What We Got for Fun Around Here)', 'Ponytail Pervert', 'I'm So Depressed', 'I'm Against Killing People' and the title number.
  • My reviews/notes on Guy Ritchie's Holmes films. (more…)
  • My notes on the Mexican wrestling/vampire movie. (more…)
  • My Sight & Sound take on the Ghost Rider sequel. (more…)
  • My notes on the Harlan Ellison-scripted Jack the Ripper-themed TV Western.  (more…)
  • Coming soon ... review to come.
  • My Sight & Sound review of the Marvel sequel is online.
  • My notes on the throwback thriller, due out in the US on April 28. (more…)
  • Here's an early peek at the Martin Stiff cover for (volume one of) my collection of arcane reviews. Forthcoming this Autumn from Titan Books.  More details to be announced as and when available ... (more…)
  • My Empire review of the British comedy Mindhorn is online.
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