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Cinema Retro Issue 17 out now!

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Just a quick plug for the latest edition of Cinema Retro. My interview with Hammer and Carry On star Valerie Leon got on the front page, and takes up about 8 pages inside! It’s her most indepth interview to date and features loads of fabulous pictures. You can order the mag from the Cinema Retro […]

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Oh my. What a terrible film. It’s painfully embarrasing through and through. This picture says it all: an obvious back projection as Emmannuelle tries to get him to move by being sexy. He doesn’t. A couple of seconds later we discover why. He’s gay! Hilarious.
The death nell of the Carry On series was most definitely […]

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Carry On Up the Jungle (1970)

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Last summer I spent well over an hour with Valerie Leon discussing her life and movie career. This interview will finally appear in the next edition of the film magazine Cinema Retro, which comes out in February, I think. It was both exciting and nervous when I met up with her. She’s lovely, but her […]

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