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The Darkside Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $3.08 per issue Britain’s oldest Horror Magazine brings you news, reviews and features about the world of horror on film. From Hammer classics to modern masterpieces, we cover it all. With in-depth articles on the history of horror and interviews with stars, writers and directors both old and new, we have your horror needs fully covered.

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The Darkside  |  Issue 153: The Hammer Horrors of Oliver Reed  

Issue 153: The Hammer Horrors of Oliver Reed

We take a look at the Hammer Horrors of Oliver Reed, talk to Gemma Artreton about Byzantium, and a whole lot more.

Shock Starters!

The Frightened Lady
Foxy Dagmar Lassander reminisces about the days when she appeared in The Black Cat, House By The Cemetery and A Hatchet For The Honeymoon.

The Bond Lady is a Vamp
Quantum of Solace actress Gemma Artreton talks about her starring role in Neil (A Company of Wolves) Jordan’s stylish new vampire opus, Byzantium.

Reed All About It
Legendary hellraiser Oliver Reed’s amazing film career is chronicled in a typically exhaustive fashion by Denis Meikle, starting with Ollie’s Hammer days.

The Age of Aquarius
Calum Waddell catches up with infamous distributor Terry Levene, who unleashed some of the goriest exploitation flicks ever on American audiences.

Monster Main Course

Farewell to Franco
Jess Franco is gone at the age of 82, but he leaves a staggering body of work behind. Allan Bryce pays tribute to a genuine movie original.

Symphony of Splatter
We uncover the full story behind the making of Lucio Fulci’s most personal film, Cat In The Brain, aka Nightmare Concert…

Demon Composer
James Kloda chats with Simon Boswell, who wrote the scores for such cult Italian horror films as Phenomena, Stage Fright and Demons 2.

Rumble in the Jungle
Good news. The stars of Ruggero Deodato’s infamous Cannibal Holocaust didn’t die after all. They survived to give us this exclusive interview!


Post Mortem
Readers rant or rave and we reply, it’s as simple as that. What was that forgotten horror movie called? Write in and we might be able to help you.

DVD Library
James Kloda and Allan Bryce get together to review the very latest horror releases on DVD and Blu-ray.

Melton’s Meltdown
We’d give Rick Melton a going away present, but he’d have to do his part. Here he celebrates the enduring appeal of Frankenstein Created Woman…
Britain’s oldest Horror Magazine brings you news, reviews and features about the world of horror on film. From Hammer classics to modern masterpieces, we cover it all. With in-depth articles on the history of horror and interviews with stars, writers and directors both old and new, we have your horror needs fully covered.
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