Video Nasties, Part 3

There is a long, if not necessarily venerable, tradition in the arts of creating confrontational, deliberately offensive work to challenge received ideas and to make people conscious of their own conventional assumptions. When work like this is created, it doesn’t make a lot of sense to get indignant at people who are genuinely offended; in […]

Blasts from the past

Piracy paranoia

Stanley Kubrick 7: The Shining (1980)

Hangover Square and the mysteries of adaptation

Two Mexican westerns from Vinegar Syndrome