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Marcoc 7: The Mother Lode for Retrosploitation. Yeah baby! | RETRO REVIEW by I.M.Clarke

By Ian M Clarke “The vintage style, the reproduction and reclamation of past fashions, original objects, and old looks, is a highly commoditised phenomenon.” – ‘Retro, faux-vintage, and anachronism: When Cinema Looks Back’   There are films that represent – unintentionally but blatantly – the zeitgeist of the period in which they are made. E.g., Blake Edwards’ films of the… Read more →

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McCabe and Mrs. Miller: A Snow Poem (The final Robert Altman article in a trilogy) | I.M. Clarke

McCabe and Mrs. Miller: A Snow Poem (The final Robert Altman article in a trilogy) | I.M. Clarke “…snow was… softly falling …upon every part of the lonely churchyard on the hill…It lay thickly drifted on the crooked crosses and headstones, on the spears of the little gate, on the barren thorns. His soul swooned slowly as he heard the… Read more →

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Dracula & Frankenstein: A Crypt, a Castle and Nietzsche | ARTICLE # 4 by I.M. CLARKE

“Bela Lugosi’s dead The bats have left the bell tower The victims have been bled Red velvet lines the black box” Bela Lugosi’s Dead– Bauhaus   “He’ll do press-ups and chin-ups Do the snatch, clean, and jerk He thinks dynamic tension Must be hard work Such strenuous living I just don’t understand When in just seven days Oh, baby I… Read more →

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The Wrecking Crew: Menefreghismo at its Best | IMC article #3

In the biography ‘Dino: Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams’, author Nick Tosches sums up Dean Martin’s approach to life and work with the noun menefreghismo, which translates from the Italian as – roughly – ‘Don’t give a shit’. There’s no surviving evidence that Dean Martin ever gave a shit about anything, including the movies he made. Which… Read more →

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Eye of the Devil: Sharon Tate Breaks the Fourth Wall

Recently, on these pages, I wrote about Valley of the Dolls. A few oddly oriented cinephiles suggested that I pursue a brief ‘Sharon Tate homage’. And why not. Sharon Tate has become a cultural totem. Her grisly murder injected a lethal serum into the laid-back pop zeitgeist of L.A. circa 1969. Almost overnight, hippies weren’t seen as just passive tree-huggers… Read more →

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BEST OPEN MIC IN TORONTO HOSTED BY MFA (Videos from August 2015)

Every Wednesday at Remix Lounge (1305 Dundas St. West) from 9pm, We have been hosting one of the best open mics in the city for the past 4 months. MFA stands for Mindfuck Academy, which is the name of a feature film that is currently in pre-production. Through the open mics we are searching for the most talented artists that… Read more →

48 HOUR FILM CHALLENGE… accepted

SO tomorrow, at around 7pm TORONTO kicks off yet another year of this exciting project where teams of filmmakers create a short 5-7min film within 48 hours. Yet again, FORFILMSAKE is participating, this year with a completely new crew… I’ve taken part in this challenge for the last 3 years, my first time not as involved, last year taking charge… Read more →