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Ken Russell

Ken Russell

Gothic was my first introduction to Ken Russell at the tender age of 15. I even managed to smuggle it into my English class for something we were doing about the Romantic Poets. “Here Miss Best is Julian Sands running naked along a roof top but he is playing the part of Percy Shelley so...
Cluck! The True Story Of Chickens In The Cinema

Cluck! The True Story Of Chickens In The Cinema

I first came across Cluck! The True Story Of Chickens In The Cinema at the Hoxton Book Depositary about eight years ago. It’s a bible for all things foul and feathered across sixty odd years of cinema. Yes people we’re talking everything from Freaks and Stroszek (little nuggets of which we’ve featured below), through to...
I Am Devine

I Am Devine

I love John Waters. Who doesn’t? Divine and John Waters were like foot and shoe or you know, hand in (rubber) glove – I could go on and on – until Harris Glenn Milstead aka she they call Divine sadly passed on. This film about Divine’s life needs to see the light of day, so...