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Published in Red Mist, 16th March 2012 From the early 70s until the early 90s, West German train stations, post offices, and other public places were routinely equipped with the infamous ‘Terroristen’ posters parading mugshots of wanted Red Army Faction militants. A hefty reward was promised for any relevant information leading to capture – but, […]

Published in Red Mist, 19th June 2011 “Because sex workers shouldn’t be dead to be on film”, argued the promo blurb for London’s first Sex Worker Film Festival. And who aside from Henry of Portrait of a Serial Killer could disagree?

Here’s your only ever chance to watch someone kick the shit out of somebody else while shouting “since when do you give a fuck about Beethoven?!” Daniele Luchetti’s movie My Brother Is An Only Child tells the story of two brothers growing up in an Italian smalltown in the 60s. Manrico gets laid and joins […]

One thing I was apprehensive about when I went to see Haneke’s US remake of his own Austrian-made 1998 cult classic was its possible merciless mainstreamisation to woo a larger US audience. In place of the John Zorn score that violently crashes into the introductory sequence of the original, I expected Slipknot, or whatever else […]

Tura Satana is usually remembered as Varla, the ultimate bad girl from Russ Meyer’s 1966 cult movie Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Only true schlock aficionados are also familiar with her parts in Ted Mikels’s 1968 sci-fi horror effort, The Astro-Zombies, and his madman-against the-world trash feast, The Doll Squad (1974). Through her stunning looks and […]


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