SHARING SOME MONSTROUSLY-ENTERTAINING CRYPTO-CREATURE FEATURE REVIEWS IN FORTEAN TIMES!

SHARING SOME MONSTROUSLY-ENTERTAINING CRYPTO-CREATURE FEATURE REVIEWS IN FORTEAN TIMES!


 

Entrance
cowl of the present difficulty (#446, dated July 2024) of the British month-to-month
journal Fortean Instances, that includes
yours actually as its cowl star! (© David Sutton/Etienne Gilfillan/Fortean Instances/Diamond Publishing Restricted
– reproduced right here on a strictly non-commercial Truthful Use foundation for
academic/evaluation functions solely)

One in all ShukerNature’s a number of sister
blogs and now in its fifth yr of existence, my movie evaluation weblog Shuker
In MovieLand
hits the large time! A choice of its
Fortean (and particularly monster)-themed creature characteristic critiques has been compiled
by me within the type of a monstrously-entertaining front-cover-linked lead article
that has been printed within the present difficulty (#446, dated July 2024) of the
iconic British month-to-month journal Fortean
Instances
, or just FT to its
worldwide array of followers.

FT by way of its countle4ss
contributors and readers down by way of the many years has been steadfastly
reporting and investigating throughout the huge and completely fascinating spectrum
of mysterious phenomena ever for the reason that early Seventies (when it began out as The Information), and I’m very privileged to
have been contributing articles and information experiences (the latter by way of my common,
longstanding Alien Zoo column) ever for the reason that Nineties, concentrating upon
cryptozoology and animal anomalies of each conceivable (and inconceivable!) form.

Furthermore, as readers of Shuker In
MovieLand already know (as do greater than a good few ShukerNature readers too), I
am additionally passionately excited about motion pictures, notably fantasy and sci
fi-themed ones, however by no means extra so than people who incorporate monsters and
different thriller or fantastical beasts. So in my newest FT article as now highlighted right here, I’ve collated a various
choice of my Shuker In MovieLand critiques of creature options that I’ve very
a lot loved watching through the years. And I hope that it’ll encourage ShukerNature’s
quite a few fellow beast-movie buffs to look at and luxuriate in them now too.

I am not going to say something extra
relating to my article’s contents, in order to not spoil the surprises awaiting FT readers, however I do want to categorical my
honest because of FT‘s editor David
Sutton and its artwork director Etienne Gilfillan for making my article an FT actuality, with Etienne not solely doing
us all proud in not solely assembling the dazzling assortment of illustrations
accompanying its textual content but in addition creating the entrance cowl’s actually superb related
art work!

 

One other
journal front-cover look, from difficulty #14 (November 1997) of the now
long-defunct British month-to-month journal Uri Geller’s Encounters, to which
I contributed various cryptozoological articles (
©
Nina Pendred/Paragon Publishing Ltd – reproduced right here on a strictly non-commercial
Truthful Use foundation for academic/evaluation functions solely)

Little doubt you may acknowledge the very
good-looking chap (cough cough!) attired in greatest Indiana Jones accoutrements taking
centre stage on the FT cowl as he
prepares to cinematically confront a veritable host of horrors…and that is
simply the viewers!  or
most of it. For I additionally want to spotlight the pleasant indisputable fact that the blissful
little woman with the extra-large field of popcorn is none aside from my expensive little
Mother, Mary Shuker, who all the time loved watching monster motion pictures with me again in
the great outdated days. How I want that she had been nonetheless right here, to know that she was
now a front-cover star! She would have been so proud. Thanks a lot,
Etienne, for such a beautiful and really touching tribute to her.

So, you should definitely search out and buy a
copy of FT #446 if you happen to can (it is out
now!), and have a monstrously good time studying about some very different creature
options of the cryptozoological and zoomythological form. Go on, you realize you
need to!

For mor data regarding FT, please click on right here to go to its official web site.

Lastly:
to view a whole chronological itemizing of all of my Shuker In MovieLand
weblog’s movie critiques and articles (every one immediately accessible by way of a direct
clickable hyperlink), please click on HERE,
and please click on HERE to view a
full fully-clickable alphabetical itemizing of them.

 

Shut-up
of the entrance cowl of FT #446,
displaying Mother fortunately promoting popcorn to a very beastly viewers! (© David
Sutton/Etienne Gilfillan/Fortean Instances/Diamond
Publishing Restricted – reproduced right here on a strictly non-commercial Truthful Use
foundation for academic/evaluation functions solely)

 

 

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