Gene Youngblood, legendary reviewer and cultural theorist who died in April 2021, began a series of film reviews in the … More
The Electric Cinema November 1971, re-imagined Scala style
The November 1971 Electric programme as a poster in the style of the Scala film club it went on to inspire.
The affordable Dr Phibes
Photographs from 1963 show Vincent Price looking at Art in Portobello market in the early Sixties with co-star Jane Asher, while they were filming ‘Masque of the Red Death’. Price had a long connection to Fine Art in London and brought culture to the American people through his ‘Vincent Price Collection’ in the Sears-Roebuck catalogue.
Emil Umann, the man who invented midnight movies?
A four-week run in August 1938 of an all-day, all-night double-bill of Universal’s original ‘Dracula’ and ‘Frankenstein’ at the Regina-Wilshire Theatre in Los Angeles may have provided the template for midnight movies in the 1970s, and for cosplay today.