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Shock Cinema Magazine is an essential periodical for fans of cutting-edge, retro cinema. Each issue features in-depth interviews with the most intriguing character actors, cult celebrities and maverick moviemakers of all time and critiques a wide array of film obscurities, including grindhouse action, sexploitation, horror, sci-fi, drive-in favorites, kitsch gems, overseas oddities,
and arthouse dementia.
 
 
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The latest issue features interviews with:
Actress Piper Laurie (Carrie, Twin Peaks, The Hustler, Return to Oz, Ruby).
Actor Mark Metcalf (Animal House, Chilly Scenes of Winter, The Final Terror).
Actor Larry Hankin (Escape From Alcatraz, Billy Madison, Annie, The Phynx, Viva Max!).
Actress Sandy Martin (Napoleon Dynamite, Barfly, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri).
Scriptwriter Tracy Keenan Wynn (The Longest Yard, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman).

There are also dozens of informative and entertaining film, DVD and Blu-ray reviews, including Zalman King in The Ski Bum; Roger Donaldson's New Zealand children's comedy Nutcase; Anna Gaël and Gillian Hills in Mac Ahlberg's Nana; Terry-Thomas in A Matter of WHO; Ben Gazzara in Giuseppe Tornatore's The Professor [Il Camorrista]; Rolf Olsen's Trip With the Devil [Wenn es Nacht wird auf der Reeperbahn]; Robert Niemack's Hooker; Brian Bedford and James Farantino in The Pad [and How to Use It); Lindsay Bloom in Larry Buchanan's Hughes and Harlow: Angels in Hell; Gary Graver's The Kill [Blood Hunger] and The Wife [Midnight Intruders]; Elliott Gould in Dead Men Don't Die; Alexander Monelli's At the Drive-In; Adolfo J. Kolmerer's Snowflake; Roscoe Orman and Diana Sands in Willie Dynamite; National Lampoon's Men in White; the Norwegian horror anthology Et Lite Grøss?; Marcello Mastroianni and Rita Tushingham in Diamonds For Breakfast...

Carole Laure in Gilles Carle's Normande [Le Tête de Normande St. Onge]; Steven Hill, Elaine Stritch and Sharon Farrell in Kiss Her Goodbye; Belinda Palmer and Judy Strangis in Not My Daughter [a.k.a. Like It Is]; Jared Martin, Katie Saylor and Robert Ito in Men of the Dragon; Betsy Palmer and Jack Lord in The True Story of Lynn Stuart; Peggy Cummins in Muriel Box's Both Sides of the Law [Street Corner]; John Hammond, Arliss Howard and Hope Lange in The Prodigal; Michael Schock's Trocadéro Bleu Citron; Tom O'Horgan's Futz; Tilda Swinton and Udo Kier in Christoph Schlingensief's Egomania - Island Without Hope; Ross Hagen in Supercock; Nico Mastorakis' In the Cold of the Night; Greydon Clark's Univited; Bill Melendez's animated Dick Deadeye, or Duty Done; Uli Edel's Das Ding; Peter Kassovitz's La Guerre des Insectes; Ed Wood's Take It Out In Trade; Andy Milligan's Monstrosity, The Weirdo and Fleshpot on 42nd Street; and more...




REVIEWS FROM OUR PREVIOUS ISSUE, SHOCK CINEMA #55 

A Norman Alden double bill! California
swingers share a night of kinky self-discovery
in All the Loving Couples. Plus Alden plays
a mentally-challenged man exploring New
York City in Richard C. Sarafian's Andy.

Vietnam vet Tom Stern is pulled into a
drug-sting operation involving Telly Savalas
and Robert Vaughn in Clay Pigeon.

Don Calfa stars as a Hugh Hefner-wannabe in the cameo-packed comedy E. Nick: A Legend in His Own Mind.

Government agent Ron Casteel races to save San Francisco from a no-budget nuclear threat in Ground Zero.

 

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