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What is a Headpress Special Edition?

What is a Headpress Special Edition?

Special Editions are nice, quality hardback editions of select new Headpress titles, which are available up to twelve months before the trade paperback edition is in the shops or online ... Read More
Clark Kent, Queen Victoria, and Alice: A Trip into 'Oedipus in Disneyland'

Clark Kent, Queen Victoria, and Alice: A Trip into ‘Oedipus in Disneyland’

Scouring the Headpress shelves, Jennifer Wallis falls down the rabbit hole with probably the only book to bring together Clark Kent, Queen Victoria, and Alice in Wonderland. Advert for Molloy's ... Read More
George and the Dragon, Sid James and Peggy Mount

What we’re watching: Rocks, smut, and Sid James

Jennifer Wallis gives us a rundown of what’s playing on the Headpress screen this week, from vertigo-inducing documentaries to laconic sixties comedies. Valley Uprising Released in 2014, this documentary seems ... Read More
Ladies and gentlemen, the “practically unsinkable” man!

Ladies and gentlemen, the “practically unsinkable” man!

The strange but true tale of drowning, dogs, and inflatable men. Ladies and gentlemen, Henry Silvester, the “practically unsinkable” man! ... Read More
They Don’t Make Movies

They Don’t Make Movies

A horror comic leads DAVID KEREKES to reflect on the ‘snuff’ film rumour mill of the 1970s, while at the same time facing a virus alert on his computer. Before ... Read More
Top 3: Thriller episodes

Top 3: Thriller episodes

Do you like your horror homely? JENNIFER WALLIS picks her top three Thriller episodes and considers their nostalgic and aesthetic appeal. If you’ve exhausted your stock of DVDs and watched everything ... Read More
Uh-Oh, We’re in Trouble: Sweetness and Subversion in 90s Pop

Uh-Oh, We’re in Trouble: Sweetness and Subversion in 90s Pop

Sweet and subversion - the combative cuteness of 90s pop duo Shampoo ... Read More
Fighting terror with trading cards in Reagan’s America

Fighting terror with trading cards in Reagan’s America

Trading cards are something of a US institution. Many feature sports personalities. Some don't, such as the Terrorist Attack Educational Cards of the 1980s ... Read More
The Popcorn King in the age of virus

The Popcorn King in the age of virus

Stuck indoors, DAVID KEREKES finds the time to do the little things, like revisit Joe Lansdale's The Drive-In and consider 'video nasties' as an art form ... Read More
5 Movies and 1 Fact About Each - Sundaysploitation

5 Movies and 1 Fact About Each – Sundaysploitation

Is there such a thing as Sundayploitation? Where is the sound of horror? DAVID KEREKES thinks he knows the answers in the first of his movie dumps ... Read More
Two Ian Curtises

Two Ian Curtises

Yesterday was the 40th anniversary of the death of Ian Curtis, Joy Division frontman. We consider his iconic status and what, besides the music, helped shape it ... Read More