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Ick 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 just killed his wife for the second timewill the third
time be the charmToolshed of the Living Dead For godsake don t go in the shed That s just the tip be the charmToolshed of the Living Dead For godsake don t go in the shed That s just the tip the iceberg I would say this is a book ou want to own and cherish the ultimate coffee table book but friends and family may disown ou so perhaps
It S Just Better s just better borrow it in secret from our public library like I did This is a great book if ou 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 in 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 reference to THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN and referencing movies as if ou had seen them at our own local grind in is brilliant But in the end it goes where the real story went It crashes and burns with the creation of video and the end of the drive in market Sad Still a good read though Easily the most gore geous book on my shelf I m reading it very slowly because I don t want it to end If ou LOVE exploitation films of the past ou won t get enough of this fictionalized history of them The mock film posters are beyond priceless. 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. ,
Book Covers Highly Entertaining Read That Makes You Believe Thecovers Highly entertaining read that makes believe the examined in it are real Well worth reading and a great coffee table book So this book promises to deliver up the 101 strangest sleaziest most outrageous movies ou ve never seen and let me tell ou that s not an idle boast Romano really really really delivers the goods on that score The films listed are strange sleazy and outrageous and I haven t seen any of them Given the mockumentary nature of the imaginary canon entirely made up and pulled out of the ether there s a very good reason 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 tongue firmly in cheek Romano has an encyclopedic knowledge of the extremely no budget indie movie scene his essays are rich in behind the scenes details little known facts and interesting tidbits that if ou can stomach to 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 did read was sordid Brought to life with hundreds of exclusive never before seen original movie posters and memorabilia items It's the retro dazzle of GRINDHOUSE meets the authentic 'mockumentary' appeal of SPINAL TAP in over 350 full color pages From wild. This book is for anyone who has ever dreamed of making their own movies coming up with crazy plots ideas crazy ideas for posters etc This is a book for those who enjoy
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Movies Of The Through Theof the through the Horror SF exploitation blaxploitation action and everything in between This book is for anyone who can appreciate creativity that is clearly a result of a labor of love Basically this is a book filled with faux histories and reviews of movies that never existed by should have It s so detailed and realistic that if someone who is unfamiliar with the genres were to start reading they probably would have no idea that the movies were nonexistent That s how well written it is The book is filled with BEAUTIFUL retro artwork You remember all the cool movies posters of the 70s 80s Well Alex + Ada, Vol. 2 you get tons of pictures that look just like that and they re so effective thatou will start to get pissed off over the SPOILER ALERT returnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnreturnI don t want to give out too many spoilers but it s a clever approach The posters and other artwork is simply incredible as is the description of the movies Some of the titles and photography is a bit too cheesy to believe though Clever funny and the like The worse part is that it really really makes Bastion of Darkness (The Chronicles of Ynis Aielle you want to watch some of these movies thatou ll never be able to track down Elements seem familiar or heavily based off of descriptions of existing people The artwor. An illustrated history of 101
of the strangest sleaziest most outrageous movies ou've never seen An elaborate work of illustrated fiction SHOCK FESTIVAL is athe strangest sleaziest most outrageous movies ou've never seen An elaborate work of illustrated fiction SHOCK FESTIVAL is a hilarious tall tale of imaginary sleazebag exploitation films lavishly. .