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The Watergate scandal was a horror show. What better way to satirize it than with a horror movie? A fascinating minute-by-minute exploration of many uncanny connections between The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and Watergate.
Hong Kong films ripped through kung fu stereotypes in the 80s/90s. Here’s the definitive tome on stunt hazards, pistol ballets, snarky gangsters and toothsome molls, hopping vampires, and Hong Kong noir.
Part memoir, part film criticism, this book looks at the affect New York and New Jersey theatre audiences had on films as much as it is a book about exploitation films.
An introduction to the art of filmmaking for you, the budding filmmaker. It is also the very funny story of Smile Orange and VHS British filmmaking.
For fans of old Times Square and midnight, cult, horror, and exploitation movies.
“The Mondo Cane films were an important key to what was going on in the media landscape of the 1960s, especially post the JFK assassination. Nothing was true, and nothing was untrue…” J.G. Ballard from his Introduction
The only biography of legendary scriptwriter Nigel Kneale, fully revised & updated.
When the Movie of the Week ruled the airwaves!
“I thought I was desensitized. I’m not. No hope for humanity… I feel like my quest is over.” — Comment online in reaction to the video, 3 Guys 1 Hammer
A journey into the fantastique world of the blood, erotica and lesbian vampires of “outsider” filmmaker Jean Rollin.
One opinion; 8,000 reviews (or thereabouts).
How porno chic became porno hell. The true, startling and hideously exploitative story of how conservative politics and ‘porno chic’ melded to form the so-called ‘snuff’ film.
The grindhouse exploitation explosion from a British perspective! Theme ’70 collects all the out-of-print zine of that name, plus all-new colour material.
Think you know British cinema? Think again.
The first and final word on the story of the horror film fanzine — a literary Wild West — from its roots in the mimeographed sci-fi mags of the 1930s to today’s prozines and blogs.
Jam-packed with rare photographs, advertisements, and VHS sleeves (most of which have never been seen), an edifying, laugh-out-loud guide through the dusty inventory of the greatest video store that never existed.