Monthly Archives: October 2012

Issue Ten: A Note from the Editors

Hello, Wanderers! We couldn’t resist running a Hallowe’en Special this issue – yes, we know, two specials back-to-back, we spoil you rotten – normal service will be resumed next issue. However, even if this was a normal issue, it would … Continue reading

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Normal is Vastly Overrated

You know, I’m one of those people who really get into the Hallowe’eny spirit of things. It’s just one of my favourite times of year, and it never fails to make me smile. Yes, this includes loving those cheesy movies … Continue reading

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Issue Ten: Letters Page

There’s nothing we love more than hearing from you all, Wanderers. Thanks for all your emails, tweets and comments. Please keep them coming, and we’ll continue to share some of them with you in each issue! Don’t forget, you can: … Continue reading

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Vampires Are Awesome: Young Dracula

It’s coming up for Hallowe’en and it’s that time of year that our minds turn to all things ghoulish and ghastly, and all manners of spooky monsters come out to plague us. So of course, like many, my mind turns … Continue reading

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How to Make Something Scary

So, Wanderers, it’s that time of year. Whether we’re trick-or-treating or curling up on (or behind!) the sofa to watch a film, scare is in the air. But how do you tell a really good scary story, or create a … Continue reading

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They Really Are a Scream: The Addams Family

There’s a few fictional families who have managed to last a while within the hivemind that is popular media. For most of them, let’s be honest, they’re your typical, all-American, milk and cookies, sunshine, and apple pie type families. Except … Continue reading

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Horror: More Than Just a Genre

Autumn is my favourite season, all the vivid colours, the darkening days and of course one of my favourite holidays of the year – All Hallows Eve. Few other holidays provide us with the opportunity to pull out our finest … Continue reading

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Rooting for the Slayers: Van Helsing

“Are you always this popular?” “Pretty much.” For as long as I can remember, in vampire films I have always cheered on Count Dracula and booed his nemesis Van Helsing. After all who would choose the traditionally frumpy Van Helsing … Continue reading

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Issue Nine: A Note from the Editors

Hello, Wanderers! Thanks for all your comments about the last issue – you can see some of them here. This issue we’re doing something a little different – a Dinard special! Yes, we sent one of our staff to last … Continue reading

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Wasteland

[Please note: While referred to by its original title, ‘Wasteland’, throughout this review, the film described below is now entitled ‘The Rise’. We apologise for any confusion caused. -Ed. (09/07/2013)] What can I say about Wasteland, really? It’s a gritty, … Continue reading

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