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89. corman's world: exploits of a hollywood rebel (2011)

I’m really educating myself on all things Roger Corman at the minute and this documentary is a nice, quick overview of his career and exploits. A lot of this information can be found elsewhere but it’s lovely to see these stories told from the actual people involved. 26 more words

Media Diet

Wanted : Information regarding a vanished director and two Wall of Death building brothers in law!

I’m currently working with an artist called Stephen Skrynka on an exhibition called A Matter of Life and Death inspired by the true story behind Eat the Peach, the 1986 Irish film about two unemployed brothers who build a wall of death in their back garden in longford. 350 more words

Visual Art


Antikörper (2005)
★★ / ★★★★

A woman calls the police because she heard a scream from an apartment a floor above hers. Little do the cops know that Gabriel Engel (André Hennicke), killer of thirteen children, resides there and they are incredibly unprepared to deal with him. 576 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

Fighting Mad (1976)

When watching a movie from the Roger Corman stable of productions there should be a certain expectation level going in which includes some violence and nudity for the drive in crowd. 315 more words

Daily Take

Demme won, Material Culture won, we won

I wrote a short while back about Material Culture’s weekend of auctions dedicated solely to the superb, self-taught art collection of Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme—the March 29 and 30th sales seem to have been a success for the auction house… 119 more words


Films to Watch: The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

by Jigar Adhiya

The Silence of the Lambs is one of the best thriller films to come out of the 90′s. Don’t let the genre ‘thriller’ deter you. 157 more words

Film & Tv