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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
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
Afterword - Goodbye, Joel M Reed

Afterword – Goodbye, Joel M Reed

Joel M. Reed directed only a few movies, but he will forever be known for his sleazy grand guignol classic Blood Sucking Freaks. JOHN SZPUNAR pays his respects ... Read More
Hex Errors: A clutch of cracked subtitles

Hex Errors: A clutch of cracked subtitles

Hong Kong films were typically subtitled in both Chinese and English, often very quickly. Multiple gaffes are the inevitable result. STEFAN HAMMOND has quite the collection ... Read More
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
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
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
My Favourite Dictators And Why

My Favourite Dictators And Why

Dictators may be among the worst people in history, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t laugh at them. In My Favourite Dictators, CHRIS MIKUL tells the stories of eleven of ... Read More
Death on Film International Conference

Death on Film International Conference

Scenes from the 2019 Offscreen Film Festival, Brussels. Nova Cinema. Photos of the Nova foyer by David Kerekes Death on Film International Conference Nova Cinema Belgium - 23 March 2019 ... Read More
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