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Thomas M. Sipos has reviewed horror films, TV shows, and culture for The Journal of Horror Cinema, Filmfax, Midnight Marquee, Horror, Sci-Fi Universe, Horrorfind, Feoamante, Tangent, Mondo Cult, and Indie Slate, among other publications and websites. Some of these reviews are reprinted below.

He continues to review horror films, and books about horror films, for this Communist Vampires website and for Amazon.com.

He also interviews and profiles horror filmmakers -- famous and unknown -- for the Hollywood Investigator (Norman J. Warren, Steve Hudgins, James Kerwin), and he manages the Tabloid Witch Awards horror film contest and festival.

If you wish to submit a horror film or book for review, please submit it to: Thomas M. Sipos, PO Box 1903, Santa Monica, CA 90406-1903.

Please specify whether a film is submitted for review or Tabloid Witch Award consideration, and if an interview is sought. Be sure to include contact information. (A few people forget.)

Horror feature films, documentaries, and short films are all welcome, as are NON-FICTION books about horror films, TV shows, and culture. But please -- NO fiction or poetry.

(In case you're wondering, the above photo is of actress Samantha Eggar in David Cronenberg's excellent The Brood, probably the best Canadian horror film ever shot.)

 

 

Articles

Saturn Awards Betray Horror
Screamfest L.A. 2001

 

Film Reviews

 

Absentia  (2011)
Anaconda  (1997)
Blood and Roses  (French-Italian, 1960)
Blood Relations  (1987)
Blood -- The Last Vampire  (Japanese, 2001)
Castle Freak  (1995)

The Creepy Doll  (2011)
Crucible of Horror  (British, 1971)
Crucible of Terror  (British, 1971)
Curtains  (Canadian, 1982)
The Dark  (1979)
The Devil's Nightmare  (Belgian-Italian, 1971, aka The Devil Walks at Midnight)
Embrace of the Vampire  (1994)
End of Days  (1999)
Eyes Behind the Stars  (1978)

The Feed  (2010)
Final Destination  (2000)
From Beyond  (1986)
Gothic  (1986)
The Great Alligator  (Italian, 1979)
Haunted  (1995)
The Haunting  (1963)
Hell Cab   (1998)
Hell Night  (1981)
Hollow Man  (2000)
Horror at 37,000 Feet  (TVM, 1972)
Horror Express  (British-Spanish 1972)
The House That Screamed  (Spanish, 1969)
The Initiation of Sarah  (TVM, 1978)
Invasion of the Flesh Hunters  (Italian-Spanish 1980)
The Jar  (1984) 
Lost Souls  (2000)

Mimic 3: Sentinel  (2003)
Mulholland Drive  (2001)
My Bloody Valentine  (Canadian, 1981)
Nadja  (1994)
Nightstalker  (2002)
Offerings  (1988)
Paralyzed  (Italian, 1971, aka Short Night of the Glass Dolls)
Pumpkinhead 2: Blood Wings  (1994)
Rats, The
Re-Animator  (1985)
The Sentinel  (1976)
Shadow of the Vampire  (2000)
Species  (1995)
Spirits of the Dead  (1969, French-Italian)
Stage Fright  (Australian, 1983, aka Nightmares)
Terror  (British, 1978)
Terror of Frankenstein  (Swedish-Irish, 1977)
Theater of Blood  (British, 1972)
The Unseen  (1980)
The Velvet Vampire  (1971)
What Lies Beneath  (2000)
Zombie Island Massacre  (1984)
Zombie Rampage  (1992)

 

Book Reviews

 

The A-Z of Horror Films, by Howard Maxford
BFI Companion to Horror, edited by Kim Newman
Cinematic Hauntings, by Gary J. and Susan Svehla
Creature Features, by John Stanley

Flowers From Hell: A Satanic Reader, by Nikolas Schreck
Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero's Visions of Hell on Earth, by Kim Paffenroth

Grand Guignol: Theater of Fear and Terror, by Mel Gordon
Monsters From the Id, by E. Michael Jones

Mothers and Fathers Italian Association, by Thomas F. Monteleone
Night Stalker Companion: A 25th Anniversary Tribute, by Mark Dawidziak

Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, Fourth Edition, by David Lewis Yewdall
Tales From the Crypt: The Official Archives, by Digby Diehl
Ten Years of Terror: British Horror Films of the 1970s, edited by Harvey Fenton & David Flint

 

Horror Fiction Book Reviews

 

Monster of Minnesota, by Mark Sumner
Teeth, by Edo Van Belkon

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