Bourbon soaked & nicotine stained, here is a voice that will drag you back into the bar so set ‘em up Joe and have one for yourself. I remember seeing Tom Waits perform live on Aussie TV back in the late 70s (?) doing Silent Night on The Don LaneRead More →

ORDER DVD Look, I’ll admit I am a Hunter tragic – hell I even bought Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness (and at full price!) but this documentary/biography is really scraping the barrel, even for me. With one of those Jonathon Ross style plum-in-mouth narratorsRead More →

ORDER DVD I haven’t had my TV set tuned in for about seven years now and it wasn’t until I saw an online article about fan outrage at Coronation Street’s time-slot being taken over by a reality cooking show that I even knew that they had expanded from segments on shows such as GoodRead More →

Bobby Fischer Against the World is a documentary that explores the life of chess Grandmaster Bobby Fischer. You might be thinking “urrrgghhh a chess documentary” but this is not a documentary about chess, it’s a documentary about one man’s journey to becoming the best chess player in the world but at the sameRead More →

ORDER DVD Based on a comic book by gay German artist Ralf König, Killer Condom is a deadpan horror / comedy that pokes fun at religion and politics while blatantly flaunting its pro-homosexual stance. Sicilian born Luigi Mackeroni (Udo Samel, star of Herzog’s Kaspar Hauser and a coupla Michael Haneke flicks among other things)Read More →

ORDER DVD When I was maybe eleven or twelve my mate Barry’s parents had the soundtrack to this movie Stone. They were more country and western fans so I’m guessing it was left over after a party. There were a lot of parties back then. We always found cigarettes and beerRead More →

Rockwell Hunter (Tony Randall) writes advertisements for television commercials and the corporation he works for is about to lose a major account from a lipstick company called ‘Stay-Put’. The company needs its product to become a sensation and when Rock sees his niece April (an autograph hunter and president ofRead More →

ORDER DVD Divine Trash takes an extensive look into the early career of John Waters. It features stills and clips out of his earliest and rarely seen films such as Hag in a Black Leather Jacket, Roman Candles, Eat Your Makeup, Mondo Trasho, Multiple Maniacs, The Diane Linkletter Story and Dorothy the Kansas CityRead More →

Crimson Celluloid: Starting with a predictable and clichéd question, can you cite which filmmakers have had the greatest influence on you and what was the impetus behind your getting into filmmaking? Patrick: I got into filmmaking from racing motorcycles in the mid 60s, crashing breaking both collarbones then my nose.Read More →

Crimson Celluloid: Firstly, for the uninitiated can you give a bit of background information about yourself. Gina La Piana: I’m from Brooklyn, NY but was raised by my father in Corona, CA. I had a challenging upbringing and found myself drawn to music and acting because it was my wayRead More →