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A Stink in Suburbia

A Stink in Suburbia

The self-published fanzine Stink was a means for the young NICK CATO to write about the films he loved. Alas, the Xerox zine format is all but dead these days, ... Read More
Hong Kong video rental

Hong Kong video rental

Le Video in SF and Kim’s in NYC offered impressive selections of Hong Kong films, but many fans had to locate a rental shop in their local Chinatown. STEFAN HAMMOND ... Read More
The Lost Beatles: The Hollywood Bowl television ad

The Lost Beatles: The Hollywood Bowl television ad

The posthumous release of a concert album in 1977 brought a resurgence of interest in the Beatles. But what happened to the ad that accompanied it? ... Read More
Victimologies: Harriet and True Crime Fiction

Victimologies: Harriet and True Crime Fiction

Originally published in 1934, Elizabeth Jenkins’ Harriet is an unsettling account of murder, one that foregrounds victims rather than perpetrators ... Read More
The Orchard End Murder and the Last of the Short Films

The Orchard End Murder and the Last of the Short Films

Short films were once a mainstay of cinemagoing, playing as support to the main feature. Some were good, many were bad. The Orchard End Murder was excellent ... Read More
Don’t F**k With Cats and the Online Spectacle of Death

Don’t F**k With Cats and the Online Spectacle of Death

A critical look at the Netflix documentary series, Don’t F**k With Cats, which has earned both praise and opprobrium for its exploration of the case of Luka Magnotta. By Jennifer ... Read More
Hex - A Book Review

Hex – A Book Review

The premise: a phantom witch, her lips and eyes sewn shut, haunts the small town of Black Spring. Read Paul Miller's review of Thomas Olde Heuvelt’s HEX ... Read More
Barnabus and Cycle: Miles from London

Barnabus and Cycle: Miles from London

Two British proto metal bands are resurrected by Rise Above Records, Barnabus and Cycle. Joe Scott Wilson is thankful ... Read More
Eight That Rip

Eight That Rip

"Subtitled Hong Kong films are no longer considered odd," says STEFAN HAMMOND, co-author of More Sex, Better Zen, Faster Bullets. Here are eight reasons why. Hong Kong is no longer ... Read More
The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage

The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage

An interview with David Korr, the man behind the Bonzo Dog Band short film ... Read More