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Michelle A
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Fan of obscure, transgressive and trash cinema for 20 years and all-too occasional writer
Fan of obscure, transgressive and trash cinema for 20 years and all-too occasional writer

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A look at Creepy Kids in Cinema: Who Can Kill a Child?
Narciso
Ibanez Serrador’s 1976 masterpiece Who
Can Kill a Child?   begins with a
montage of documentary footage depicting the devastating impact of war on
children. The endless numbers of innocent young casualties of the Vietnam,
Korean, Indo-Pakistani and ...
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Yet more cut and paste recycled poster art fun - CRUCIBLE OF HORROR and THE NEANDERTHAL MAN
The Australian daybill poster for Viktors Ritelis' brilliant Crucible of Horror (1971) features a hilariously jarring anachronism courtesy of the who-cares-just-slap-up-anything-that-even-looks-0.99999999%-connected-to-the-theme-of-the-title brigade. Not on...
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More recycled movie artwork - Larry Cohen's GOD TOLD ME TO & Marijan Vadja's BLOODLUST
Another new discovery in the 'borrowed
artwork' stakes...this time the image used in the U.S. newspaper advertisements
for Larry Cohen's GOD TOLD ME TO later turned up in the Australian paper ads
for the 1977 Werner Pochath-starring Swiss masterpiece BLOODL...
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An interesting footnote regarding the poster artwork of Bava's masterpiece SHOCK
An interesting observation – the artwork for the original Italian poster of Mario Bava’s SHOCK is almost identical to the cover art (by William Teason) on the 1963 paperback edition of Shirley Jackson’s mystery novel ‘We Have Always Lived in the Castle’. Gr...
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INNUENDO - an instant classic of Australian cinema
Innuendo 2017 Australia/Finland/UK Director:
Saara Lamberg Tuuli (Saara
Lamberg), anxious to escape her oppressive, abusive childhood and adolescence,
leaves her remote village in Finland and travels to Melbourne, Australia to
start a new life. As part of h...
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PURGATORY ROAD - Mark Savage's must-see new film
Purgatory Road 2017, dir: Mark Savage Travis (Jeremy
Sande), an excommunicated Catholic priest, travels in a mobile ‘confessional
van’ around rural Mississippi with his brother Michael (Luke Albright), who
acts as his assistant. Both men are still scarred f...
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Storie di vita e malavita/The Teenage Prostitution Racket - Carlo Lizzani's overlooked masterpiece
Storie di vita e malavita/The Teenage
Prostitution Racket 1975 Italy Director:
Carlo Lizzani Amongst the
backdrop of a grey, smoggy and relentlessly ugly Milan – the absolute antithesis
of the glitter and glamour most associate with the fashion capital – a
...
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R.I.P. Chuck Mosley - 1959-2017
Being a fan of Faith No More since 1990, including
both the Mike Patton and Chuck Mosley eras, I was gutted to hear of Mosley's
passing on November 9, 2017. Coincidentally I was listening to the We Care A Lot album just before
I heard the awful news. RIP Ch...
R.I.P. Chuck Mosley - 1959-2017
R.I.P. Chuck Mosley - 1959-2017
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The legendary Superstar Joe Dallesandro
Joe
Dallesandro Born: Joseph Angelo D’Allesandro III, 31
December 1948, Pensacola, Florida Catapulted
into cult superstardom thanks to some unforgettable appearances in Andy
Warhol-produced underground films, Joe Dallesandro also became legendary for
his mo...
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I'll be guest panellist at Melbourne AUDREY ROSE screening in November...
PRESENT Audrey Rose (1977 )   Cinemaniacs invite you on November 11th, 8:00pm to Audrey Rose (1977) at The Backlot Studios in Southbank. Directed by legendary director Robert Wise (THE BODY SNATCHER, THE CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE, THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STIL...
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