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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
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
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
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
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
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
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