America's #1 Horror Magazine
Modern Horror, Classic Monsters Monthly Magazine from New York ,United States
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- First and last issue: 1979-2016
- Horror movies.
- Fango changed a lot of things when first appeared and remains today the #1 horror movie mag.
- Covers mostly commercial studio releases, without neglecting independent, low budget, films.
- Editor: Anthony Timpone
- Published 10 times a year by Starlog Group, Inc, 84 colour pages in A4 format.
- Resumed publishing in 2018.
- Published by Starlog Group
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Issue 198
November 2000
Monster invasion: Come on down to Rob Zombie's ''House'': jump to ''Bones.''
Chasing ''Shadows'': A new group of up-and-coming actors braves the Maryland woods in ''Blair Witch 2.''
Oh ''Hell,'' another sequel: But the duo behind ''Hellraiser: Inferno'' took a different approach.
Biting on the set: ''Shadow of the Vampire'' imagines a real bloodsucker starring in the original ''Nosferatu.''
Dr. Cyclops: ''Kill Me Tomorrow'' and terrors of yesterday.
Shrieks for the sweet: Candy Clark has learned the ABCs of horror: ''Amityville,'' ''Blob'' and now ''Cherry Falls.''
Getting medieval: The ancient poem ''Beowulf'' spawns a sort-of-futuristic monster flick with Christopher Lambert.
Digging Douglas Clegg, that is, one of horror literature's strongest recent talents.
Notes from the underground: ''Dawn of the D.M.F's'': From Australia comes a raucous tale of heroes, aliens and general splattery craziness.
DVD Dungeon: Heavy metal reissues of ''Evil Dead II'' and ''T2''; discs with Universal appeal; further Franco.
Funny/Scary lady: Vintage comic shockers gave actress Elaine DuPont reasons to scream with fear and laughter.
Unseen screams: ''Urban Ghost Story'': This British spooker proves that atmosphere and character are cheaper - and better - than FX.
Nightmare library: More vampires via Bergstrom, Hamilton and Yarbro.

Issue 197
October 2000
Monster invasion: Through "The Doorway" and into "Witchouse 2"; Ninth Annual Chainsaw Awards winners & Fango #200 poll!
Regan revisited: William Friedkin and William Peter Blatty reveal what the new edition of "The Exorcist" possesses.
Shock-you drama: The true story that started it all is finally dramatized as Showtime unveils "Possessed."
"Lost" no more: After a year's delay, director Janusz Kaminski sez he's exorcized the problems from "Lost Souls."
Oh "Ricky"!: The only thing than Satan is a murderous real-life believer, as presented in "Ricky 6."
Dr. Cyclops: Flushing "Komodo"; check out of "Apartment Complex"; not-so-awful "Orloff."
More "Blair Witch"-craft: We're not out of the woods yet as the sequel "Book of Shadows" prepares to open.
The Site Stuff: Fox's new series "FreakyLinks" marries terror TV and web weirdness. Plus: previewing "Night Visions"!
"Urban" renewal: Director John Ottman believed in the project enough to tackle a fresh batch of "Legends."
Fear is the drug: The "Requiem for a Dream" team create a nightmarish addiction drama you can't stop watching.
DVD Dungeon: Slashers old and new; "Gate" rates; maneaters ("Jaws" & "Cannibal") revisited.
Busy as A B: Undaunted by low budgets and tight schedules, director David DeCoteau keeps scaring away.
Spook's tour: The Halloween biz has never been bigger, and neither have the haunted attractions that celebrate it.
"Cell" mate: None of the bad guys Vincent D'Onofrio has played before match his surrealistic serial killer.
Send in the Klowns: As their own cult classic in reissued, the Chiodo Brothers continue making monster magic.
Nightmare library: Early Matheson, from "Hunger"; "Dead Times," good times from Navarro.

Issue 196
September 2000
Elegy: Taking stock of televised terror.
Postal zone: More DVD praise.
Monster invasion: First bite of ''Hannibal''; who will be the ''Soul Survivors''?
Witch came first: ''The St. Francisville Experiment'' tests how closely one can duplicate a previous horror hit.
''Cell'' game: Hot genre screenwriter Mark Protosevich talks up his serial thriller and projects in the works.
Virgin territory: The sex=death equation gets inverted in the superior psychochiller ''Cherry Falls.''
''Legends'' of the fallen: In the sequel ''Urban Legends: Final Cut,'' making movies is a deadly business.
''School's Out'' forever!: It truly is time for finals for the characters in Fango Video's German slasher import.
Dr. Cyclops: Giant ape worth ''Peking'' at; a ghost story to ''Believe'' in.
Watching the watchers: Anthony Stewart Head and Alexis Denisof provide voices of reason on ''Buffy'' and ''Angel.''
DVD dungeon: Romero's biter and hikers; an ''Interview'' with more no say.
''The X Files'' seventh season episode guide: It won't be the last year for the long-running series - but should it have been?
Taylor 'Fraid: A long career in Spanish horror confronted actor JackTaylor with vampires, werewolves and low budgets.
Unseen screams: ''A Gun For Jennifer'': Fango's new semiregular section on ''lost'' films debuts with a gory feminist shocker.
Nightmare library: Straub's latest is ''Magic'' indeed.

Issue 195
August 2000
Monster invasion: Popping "Cherry Falls"; a bit of the old "Ultraviolet"
Life's a "Beach": And then you die if you wind up in the campy exploitation homage "Psycho Beach Party."
Hard "Cell": When is a serial killer movie not a serial killer movie? When it breaks the mold like this one.
Telling "Lies": This year's A-list ghost story will reveal to audiences "What Lies Beneath."
Child's pray: Kim Basinger battles the forces of dark religion in Chuck Russell's new chiller "Bless the Child."
Dr. Cyclops: Spanish-language standouts; hop to "Frogs."
Kevin Bacon's vanishing act: Even though he's not on screen much, "Hollow Man" was a challenge for the actor.
Millenium monster master: "Godzilla 2000" director Takao Okawara explores his reinvention of the Big G.
"The In Crowd": The scheming teens of Mary Lambert's thriller hope that when they're bad, the movie's very good.
DVD Dungeon: "Sleepy Hollow" filled with extras; Bava and Luci lead a Eurohorror flood.
Notes from the underground: Ron Ford: He has breath new life into traditional terrors and video franchises.
Nightmare library: "Defilers" best for de fans of Lumley; an "Affinity" for spirits.
"Anybody" for terrors?: Take another frightful trip to Spain, where chaos reigns and "Nobody Knows Anybody."
You are getting creepy: With "The Hypnotic Eye," William Read Woodfield created a shocker ahead of its time.
Hyp to be scared: "The Hypnotist" and "Paradise Eve" mark the arrival of a new force in Japanese horror.

Issue 194
July 2000
Elegy: Screams of she season.
Postal zone: ''Psycho'' supporters; huffy about ''Buffy.''
Monster invasion: ''Yonggary'' roars back; ''Destination'': the cutting room floor.
I blood NY: Celebs from films big and small sliced up the Big Apple at Fango's last con.
A little bit of ''Sole'': Another Dean Koontz book gets the TV-movie treatment, with Billy Zane headlining.
The ''Nameless'' game: Spain's latest acclaimed cinematic horror exports also boasts a top literary source.
Dr. Cyclops: ''Minus Man'' is the only plus in this lineup of crazies.
See-Through psycho: You won't believe your eyes - even when you don't see anything - in Paul Verhoeven's ''Hollow Man.''
Funny ''Scary'': The Wayans brothers help Dimension mock the films that fed them with the outrageous ''Scary Movie.''
''Spiders'' sense: A giant-bug veteran spins a new tale of oversized eight-legged attackers.
Pass the roach: The hungry vermin of the cable creeper ''They Nest'' have moved on from just eating dead things.
From saws to jaws: Tobe Hooper unleashes a monstrous ''Crocodile'' to terrorize a remote lake...
Let's go blood surfin'... while James Hickox presents a salt-water specimen of the lethal reptile.
Doctored ''Octopus'': There's nothing like atomic mutation to make a seabound predator even more dangerous.
Dragon tales: Specializing in scaled scares, scripter Hans (''Anaconda'') Bauer takes a trip to ''Komodo.''
Shelley shocked: Among other roles she felt the bite of ''Dracula'' and rocked her co-stars as ''The Gorgon.''
DVD dungeon: Extra rooms in the ''House''; a deeper ''Deep Red'' highlights new Euro titles.
Nightmare library: Seek out ''Lost Girls''; wicked Westerns in ''Skull Full of Spurs.''

Issue 193
June 2000

Issue 192
May 2000

Issue 191
April 2000

Issue 190
March 2000
Monster invasion: Swing into "Hangman's Daughter"; sex, thugs and "Rock 'N' Roll Frankenstein."
"Others" in arms: TV's latest paranormal drama has some heavy genre hitters behind it.
Dr. Cyclops: Wild and winning Asian fare; "Warlock"; the end of innovation.
Ready Kruger: A new screenwriter tackles the satoric terrors of "Scream 3."
"Destination": Fear: In this chiller, a group of students discover that the one thing they can't cheat is death.
Here's the "Pitch": It's a planet where night falls every 23 years - and horrible things emerge when it does.
"Super" Man: Action veteran Walter Hill found "Supernova" fraught with challenge on both sides of the camera.
Talent to Byrne: That's Gabriel Byrne, the suave, sardonic Satan scaring Schwarzenegger in "End of Days."
Noggin on Kevin's door: Replaced as director on "Sleepy Hollow," FX wixard Kevin Yagher still kept his head.
"Living" La Vida Muerto: You won't want to be caught alive in Full Moon's "The Dead Hate The Living."
Running "The Green Mile": Frank Darabont went directly back to jail without passing Go for his second Stephen King film.
"Organ" exposed: Inside a Japanese shocker that cuts to the heart (and stomach and intestines) of the matter.
The spirit of youth: "Believe" spins the touching story of a boy and his not-necessarily-friendly ghost.
DVD/Laser spotlight: "Nightmare" set a dream come true; the "Blair" facts; an "Army" of extras.
Nightmare library: Monteleone's latest to reckon with; a book "Worse Than Death."

Issue 189
January/February 2000
Monster invasion: Air and space travel prove unsafe in "Flight 180" and "Pitch Black."
Grue Danish: European vampires rise and bite in "Angel Of The Night," coming from Fango Home Video.
Terminating his past: It's an Arnold Schwarzenegger like you 've never seen before battling evil in "End Of Days."
Scream you, "Scream 3": What new terrors is Wes Craven springing on Neve Campbell and company this time?
Dr. Cyclops: "Open Your Eyes" and challenge your mind; tiny results from King-inspired sequels.
The "Hollow" man: For all the weirdness of his resume, Tim Burton has never made a film as flat-out scary as "Sleepy."
"Gate" crashing: Three decades after "Rosemary's Baby," Roman Polanski returns with a new tale of deviltry.
"Green" with envy... is what other filmmakers might be if this Frank Darabont/Stephen King movie lives up to its promise.
"Supernova" explodes: Get ready to (finally) experience this long-delayed excursion into extraterrestrial fear.
Do the monster smash: His name's "Matthew Blackheart," and he's making the TV world unsafe for evil.
"House" guests: A star-filled cast explains why they took up residence on "Haunted Hill."
Aured menace: Working with Paul Naschy, this director brought to life ghouls, mummies and "Psychotic Women."
DVD/Laser spotlight: Hail to the new "Halloween"; you 'll be sated by "Ravenous."
The Dalton gang: In the '50s and '60s, Audrey Dalton was the beauty facing beasts both human and otherwise.
Nightmare library: Craven takes to the page with "Fountain Society"; King delves into the past with "Hearts in Atlantis."

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