Here we have what may well be the oddest TV show of all time: THE NECESSARY MINUTE OF MONSIEUR CYCLOPEDE
Evangelical silliness about a subject that if you ask me should be more widely covered in Christian cinema: Hell
One of the freakier seventies porno features, a particularly odd and striking piece of cinematic dementia.
A novelization–although a more accurate description would be a novel based on themes from THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS.
INFERNO is something else entirely: a sprightly, surreal and totally captivating fantasy with a daring take on the inferno as imagined by Dante Alighieri.
In horror fiction, as in most any other sort, true originality is an increasingly rare commodity. But it does exist, as proven by Connie Wilson’s HELLFIRE AND DAMNATION, an anthology that is genuinely, blazingly original.
With a stable of first-rate authors–Neil Gaiman, Tim Lebbon, Christopher Golden, Sarah Langan and Gary Braunbeck–you can count on a good read at the very least. I’m not entirely sure, however, that all the contributors understood what makes the material distinctive.
A very odd, and very culturally specific, look at Hell from a noted Japanese science fiction writer.
I was more than pleased, then, to discover GOD’S DEMON by Wayne Barlowe, a panoramic, multi-faceted epic set in Hell.
As for FREAKS AND FANTASIES, it’s the first Robbins publication in over sixty years, and for that reason alone deserves a look.