Black Static—the UK’s Premier Horror Fiction Magazine! Have You Read It Yet? Here’s One Reason Why You Should…Story+Review!

The Sanguine Woods


4329726B-047D-43A7-AC0A-B72A4FD44706The opening pages of “When the Devil’s Driving” by Ray Cluley, appear atop the very cool artwork shown here in the hard copy edition of Black Static #47 (2015). The artist is Dave Senegal.

What Lucy liked most about hanging out at the Devil’s Basin was the privacy. Nobody went there. A cluster of trees in a dip between hills hid an area of mud and swampy ground, a still pool of green-scummed water that swelled with the rain but did little else, and that was it. It wasn’t pretty. The trees were stunted crippled shapes that leaned as if to get away from the fetid water. The air had a strangely sweaty tang to its odour. Clouds of tiny biting things hovered over every rank pool and puddle spread between clumps of greasy flat grass. Nobody visited the Devil’s Basin but Lucy, and yet everyone at school had a…

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What’s on the Tube? Alien Code—A Surprisingly Good Indie Film! 👽👽👽

The Sanguine Woods


I really liked the actor in the lead role, Kyle Gallner. He’s got levels and doesn’t blast them to the world. He’s smart. So smart, a “corporation” wants him to solve a cryptic code found on a satellite orbiting Earth…most likely from the future. They sedate him and take him somewhere to do the work. What he finds is pretty intriguing.

The score is thoughtful. And the scenario is very realistic. It’s a minimalistic approach to WWIII conspiracies with a Donnie Darko kinda time twist…all tastefully done. And that’s my kind of movie. I’d watch it again..

CC66EDBA-E843-471B-9792-F7BB0CA22518Grabbed this for $9.99 at WalMart. This film is really good! 

“Cryptographer Alex Jacobs finds himself recruited and sent to a secret lab to decipher an encrypted message. After breaking the code that is housed inside a mysterious satellite, Alex becomes convinced that the message is a disturbing warning…from the future. Once he…

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