Here we bid farewell to the brilliant, and frustratingly erratic, Tobe Hooper
Another, and extremely good, entry in Centipede Press’s “Studies in the Horror Film” series
In light of the untimely August 26, 2017 death of director Tobe Hooper, here’s a look back at one of his late period films
That George A. Romero, who died on July 16, 2017, was one of the most important horror moviemakers of his generation, and indeed of all time, goes without saying
A most welcome reprinting of what until 2017 was one of Stephen King’s scarcest books
In which literary darling Bret Easton Ellis, who previously roiled the horror community with AMERICAN PSYCHO, takes another swipe at the scary stuff.
These comics represent good, solid work on the part of the writers and illustrators. I’ll admit I’m not jumping-up-and-down enthusiastic about any of the contents, but that’s probably because in my view the stories chosen just don’t seem like the strongest Williamson and co-editor Mort Castle could have picked.
It’s an undeniably impressive achievement in many respects, as well as an extremely bloated, scattershot and misconceived work–in short, it’s pure Stephen King from start to finish.
The narrative, which takes the form of recollections by an ex-prison guard of his tenure as chaplain of some death row inmates back in the 1930s, is a highly episodic, flashback-packed ramble that takes its sweet time to work itself out.