The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies 4 (June 8, 2008)

Contents of Issue #4

ARTICLES

Dale Townshend: T. J. Horsley Curties and Royalist Gothic: The Case of The Monk of Udolpho (1807)

Finn Ballard:  No Trespassing: The Post-Millennial Road-Horror Movie

Jarlath Killeen: Irish Gothic Revisited

Justin Ponder:  “To the Next Level”: Castration in Hostel II

Leslie Sheldon: ‘The Great Disillusionment’: H.G. Wells, Mankind, and Aliens in American Invasion Horror Films of the 1950s

BOOK REVIEWS

Stephen King, Duma Key

Jonathan Rigby, English Gothic: A Century of Horror Cinema

Edith Wharton, The Triumph of Night and Other Tales

Tony Magistrale, Abject Terrors: Surveying the Modern and Postmodern Horror Film

Joe Hill, Heart-Shaped Box

Walter de la Mare, Strangers and Pilgrims

Stephen D. Youngkin, The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre

FILM REVIEWS

Cloverfield (Dir. Matt Reeves, USA 2007), Diary of the Dead (Dir. George A. Romero, USA 2007) & [Rec] (Dir. Jaume Balagueró & Paco Plaza Spain 2007)

Night of the Demon  (Dir. Jacques Tourneur) UK 1957, Columbia Tristar 2002

The Orphanage (El Orfanato) (Dir. Juan Antonio Bayona) Spain/Mexico 2007, Optimum Releasing

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Dir. Tim Burton) USA/UK 2007, Warner Home Video

30 Days of Night (Dir. David Slade) USA 2007, Icon Home Entertainment

Doomsday (Dir. Neil Marshall) UK/USA/South Africa 2008, Rouge Pictures / Intrepid Pictures

The Mist (Dir. Frank Darabont) USA 2007, Dimension Films

MULTI-MEDIA REVIEWS

Y: The Last Man #60  Brian K. Vaughan, Pia Guerra

Secret Files: Tunguska (Developer: Dreamcatcher Interactive)

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Black Dossier  (America’s Best Comics, 2007) Written by Alan Moore and Drawn by Kevin O’Neill

Dementium:  The Ward (Developer: Renegade Kid) Platform:  Nintendo DS

Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines (Developer – Troika) Rated 18 Platform – PC-CD ROM

TELEVISION REVIEWS

Most Haunted (2002-present) & Ghost Whisperer (2005-present)(Living TV)

Casting the Runes (Network/Yorkshire TV/Granada, 1979)

Pushing Daisies (ABC, 2007-present)

Masters of Horror: Series 2 (Showtime, 2008)

Count Dracula (BBC/2 Entertain, 1977)