To kick off our first double feature of the decade, Fractured Visions is showing a special advance screening of the modern, genre mashing masterwork, Daniel Isn't Real (2019), paired with Adam Egypt Mortimer's directorial debut, Some Kind Of Hate (2015). Experience a double dose of deathwave, including exclusive new film intro's this weekend, at Chapter.
Netflix has confirmed among its content this month will be Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman'. The Academy winner (best-adapted screenplay, 2019) arrives on the 24th and along with 'Da 5 Bloods' marks the second Spike Lee title that the streaming service has acquired rights to this year. The addition comes on the heels of Netflix adding a Black Lives Matter section to its genre tab last June, responding to viewers' interest in titles relating to racial injustice, discrimination, and systematic racism. "I never expected my book to become a motion-picture. It happened all by surprise" remembers retired police officer Ron Stalworth, writer of 'Black Klansman', a memoir Stalworth originally drafted in 2013. Both timely and timeless, the story loosely uses Stalworth's recollections of his investigation for its subject, with a film that revisits and invites discussion about the enduring influence of supremacist ideology in American political, social an…
Antonella Fulci sounds energised when she addresses her contribution to "Fulci For Fake", the part documentary and part biopic about her late, great father Lucio Fulci, which Fractured Visions show at Chapter on December 7th. "I was lucky enough to have a good relationship through the entire production. People love my father and there is nothing like this film around. They could only watch his films, now they can see a film made about him in 2019," says Fulci, who gave director Simone Scafidi never seen before home footage, photo's and a rare interview. We sat down with the maestro's daughter to celebrate and discuss the only screening of "Fulci For Fake" in Cardiff, the re-appraisal and re-discovery of the Italian godfather of gore's films, memories of being on set for "Zombie" and more!
For decades, the scope of Joe Bob Briggs' personal insight, heartfelt-appreciation, humour and experience, has carefully situated the dark corner of cinema, encouraging audiences to dig deeper and discover more, making him one of the pre-eminent cult film critics of modern times. He hosts The Last Drive-In as he writes as John Bloom (his government name) - enthused, with absolute mastery of his subject and a genuine subversion for alternative cinema. We talked to the world's foremost "drive-in film critic" ahead of the latest season of The Last Drive-In, to discuss his beginnings and celebrate outlaw cinema. Here is our conversation.