02nd Jun2015

‘Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films’ Review

by Mondo Squallido

Recent years have been VERY good for fans of psychotronic cinema, especially when it comes to documentaries. We have had Jake West’s Video Nasties: Draconian Days, his follow up to Video Nasties: Moral Panic Censorship & Videotape, Andrew Leavould’s Search for Weng Weng, Wiktor Ericsson’s The Sarnos: A Life in Dirty Movies and my personal […]

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11th Dec2014

‘Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films’ DVD Review

by Mondo Squallido

2014 has been a good year for fans of psychotronic cinema, especially when it comes to documentaries. We have had Jake West’s Video Nasties: Draconian Days, his follow up to Video Nasties: Moral Panic Censorship & Videotape, Andrew Leavould’s Search for Weng Weng, Wiktor Ericsson’s The Sarnos: A Life in Dirty Movies and my personal […]

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05th Aug2014

‘Patrick: Evil Awakens’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Charles Dance, Rachel Griffiths, Sharni Vinson, Martin Crewes, Peta Sergeant | Written by Justin King | Directed by Mark Hartley Former music video director Mark Hartley came to prominence, at least to me, in 2008 when his wonderful documentary Not Quite Hollywood, which detailed the “Ozploitation” genre, exploded on film blogs and movie sites across […]

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20th Jun2014

Awesome poster for Cannon Films documentary ‘Electric Boogaloo’

by Phil Wheat

As a child of the 80s who grew up on the luridly-boxed action movie fare of the Cannon group, Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films – the latest documentary from Mark Hartley (Not Quite Hollywood, Machete Maidens Unleashed) – is one of my most anticipated films of the year. For those unaware of the […]

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27th Oct2013

Frightfest 2013: ‘Patrick’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Charles Dance, Rachel Griffiths, Sharni Vinson, Martin Crewes, Peta Sergeant | Written by Justin King | Directed by Mark Hartley Former music video director Mark Hartley came to prominence, at least to me, in 2008 when his wonderful documentary Not Quite Hollywood, which detailed the “Ozploitation” genre, exploded on film blogs and movie sites across […]

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04th Sep2013

New poster for ‘Patrick’ remake

by Phil Wheat

Coming courtesy of Shock Till You Drop, here’s a new one-sheet poster for the Mark Hartley (Not Quite Hollywood) directed remake of the Ozploitation classic Patrick, which this time rounds stars Charles Dance, Rachel Griffiths and You’re Next‘s Sharni Vinson. After killing his mother and her lover some years before, Patrick is the comatose patient […]

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