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So this book promises to deliver up the 101 strangest sleaziest most outrageous movies you ve never seen and let me tell you that s not idle boast Romano Beebo Brinker reallyeally eally delivers the goods on that score The films listed are strange and outrageous and I haven t seen any that score The films listed are strange sleazy and outrageous and I haven t seen any them Given the mockumentary nature of the imaginary canon entirely made up and pulled out of the ether there s a very good eason for that I love movies and fancy myself a bit of a cinephile but this collection is truly for the hardcore low budget movie fanatic with a penchant toward the bizarre and sexploitative some of these drive in adult movie house flicks make Russ Meyer movies look like Disney productions What does this book have going for it to warrant 5 stars Despite its sleazy inspirations and subject matter it is an amazing compilation of underground cinema s greatest hits Pardon the expression but it s a cult classic lover s wet dream With tongu. An illustrated history of 101 of the strangest sleaziest most outrageous movies you've never seen An elaborate work of illustrated fiction SHOCK FESTIVAL is a Manual of Forensic Science: An International Survey raunchy hilarious tall tale of imaginary sleazebag exploitation films lavishly. E firmly in cheek Romano has an encyclopedic knowledge of the extremely no budget indie movie scene his essays areich in behind the scenes details little known facts and interesting tidbits that if you can stomach to Das Vermächtnis des Rings: Neue fantastische Geschichten J. R. R. Tolkien zu Ehren read it pull the whole trashy scene together into a fascinating larger cultural context I admit I skimmed most of the essays but what I didead was sordid sick and utterly entertaining What s the color plates of the fake movie posters are fantastic my favorite part was collecting all the obscure tag lines oh so dreadful but too goddamn funny to be missed Twisted
Kisser This Man Has 
This man has killed his wife for the second Timewill The Third Time Be the third time be charmToolshed of the Living Dead For godsake don t go in the shed That s just the tip of the iceberg I would say this is a book you want to own and cherish the ultimate coffee table book but friends and family may disown you so perhaps it s just better to borrow it in secret from. Brought to life with hundreds of exclusive never before seen original movie posters and memorabilia items It's the etro dazzle of GRINDHOUSE meets the Authentic 'mockumentary' Appeal Of 'mockumentary' appeal of TAP in over 350 full color pages From wild.
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Your public library like I did This is a great book if you are a fan of old school indie genre movies It s a history of the drive ingrindhouse fair that poor schlubs like myself grew UP ROTTING OUR BRAINS ON EXCEPT THE MOVIES DESCRIBED rotting our brains on except the movies described the book were never made It s a novel A false history with false players Sure Roger Cozmat is probably supposed to be Roger Corman and THE INCREDIBLE MUTATING FREAK is an obvious eference to THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN and Minor Marriage in Early Islamic Law referencing movies as if you had seen them at your own local grind in is brilliant But in the end it goes where theeal story went It Crashes And Burns With The and burns with the of video and the end of the drive in market Sad Still a good Plato and the Power of Images read though Easily the most gore geous book on my shelf I meading it very slowly because I don t want it to end If you LOVE exploitation films of the past you won t get enough of this fictionalized history of them The mock film posters are beyond priceles. Monster flicks like UNIVERSE OF BLOODY ZOMBIES; to the streetwise blaxploitation of CHOCOLATE CHERRI ON TOP; this illustrated epic is guaranteed to blow the most jaded movie geek's mind and leave everyone else cheering in the aisles for.