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Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship and Videotape (2010) July 16, 2014

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2014 #60

Learning lessons from history. And gory horror films.

Visions of Light (1992) May 18, 2014

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2014 #33

Monotopical and Hollywood-centric, but with a smattering of insights.

Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009) January 15, 2014

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2013 #108

How Disney saved the fortunes of its animation department in the ’80s and ’90s.

Side by Side (2012) December 7, 2013

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2013 #67

The first week of the 2013 advent calendar ends with a film about film itself…

Diary of the Dead (2007) November 1, 2013

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2013 #97

George A. Romero found some footage.

Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (2012) October 23, 2013

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2013 #53

If you don’t know that name then you must be a young whippersnapper, because otherwise Ray Harryhausen needs no introduction.

A Trip to the Moon (1902) / The Extraordinary Voyage (2011) October 14, 2013

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2013 #3

Beginning with the week with a review double-bill.

Firstly, Georges Méliès’ silent sci-fi short…

Secondly, a documentary about Méliès and his silent sci-fi short…

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