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“SPOOK”TOBER – 31 DAYS OF SCARY MOVIES!

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In probably his longest column ever, Steve talks about the movies (and a TV show or two) that he watched every night this month in preparation for a spooky, isolated Halloween!

MY LAST COLUMN: Lisa Mason’s CHROME and F&SF Nov.-Dec. 2019

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For his last column of the year and the decade, Steve reviews two excellent items: a new book by Lisa Mason, and the last 2019 F&SF. Both are well worth the read!

FAREWELL TO A FAN and SHORT MOVIE REVIEW: THE GRINCH

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Steve says farewell to another fannish friend, David E. Wilson, longtime Vancouver fan. And says “Meh” to the new animated Grinch.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN MICRO REVIEWS

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Steve's second Halloween column this month, in which he tries to do teeny-tiny reviews of 27 movies. Let us know if he succeeds or falls flat on his face.

NEW BOOK & MOVIE REVIEWS: “THE CITYBORN” and “THE MUMMY”

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Steve gives us two reviews today—one a very enjoyable book; and the other a movie. Whether you enjoy that one or not is up to you… but be aware, Tom Cruise is in it!

HAPPY HELLOWEEN! SCARY MOVIE REVIEWS, says Count Floyd!

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Helly Happoween! This week Steve dissects two horrible Halloween-ish movies, then gives several thumbs-up to a real Halloween classic!

MY PAL, JERRY SOHL!

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Steve reminisces about a writer he used to know. Maybe you know some of the things he's done: meet Jerry Sohl!

Visions of Frankenstein

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VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN is currently playing in theaters, although by the time you read this it may very well not be, having slunk away in...

MOVIE REVIEW: UNIVERSAL’S MUMMY DEAREST (1932-33)

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This week, Steve travels back to Ancient Egypt with Boris Karloff as "The Mummy." No CGI, but scarier than Brendan Fraser's "Mummy"!

MOVIE REVIEW: FRANKENSTEIN (1931), Just in time for Halloween!

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For Halloween, Steve looks at one of the oldest, and perhaps the best-known "monster movie" of them all, James Whale's "Frankenstein," starring Boris Karloff.

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

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The Electric is a ghost story steeped in the love of movies, with shades of vintage Bradbury and King. It is quiet an achievement.

Acting scary: The performers who made horror convincing again

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Good horror needs convincing actors. Hammer Films delivered.

Horror Film or Terror Film. Which is it? Karloff and Clarens...

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Boris Karloff made 'terror' films. Not horror films.

Bleeding Hearts: 3 Horror Movies For Valentine’s Day

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Horror Movies for Valentine's Day...are you really sure you want to open that box of chocolates?

The Quatermass Xperiment – Revisited

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In this post I'll look at The Quatermass Xperiment, and next week consider the follow-up, Quatermass 2.

How to Redact and Re-integrate Your Redundant Reliquary of Recollections, or:...

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Mr. Cameron invites us to join him on the floor as he sorts the contents of a 1960s scrapbook

AMAZING News 12/1/2013

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Fascinating, Bothersome & Informative: News of the genre week from Amazing Stories

The Icon of Monsters and Monster Models

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Probably the most well-known monster ever imagined is Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Around 1960 Aurora obtained a license from Universal Studios to produce a Frankenstein plastic model kit. It started a craze.