Category Archives: Matchbox Cineclub

Matchbox Cineclub #11: The World’s Greatest Sinner

Matchbox Cineclub‘s November screening will be the original punk rock movie – Timothy Carey’s The World’s Greatest Sinner (1962), a masterpiece of outsider art, DIY cinema and maverick midnight madness – and a sizzling tincture of sex-death-rocknroll, politics, religion and ssSIN! Timothy Carey … Continue reading

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Matchbox Cineclub #10: NIGHTBREED The Director’s Cut

Matchbox Cineclub‘s October screening is the director’s cut of Cliver Barker’s Nightbreed (1990).  Nightbreed was intended to be the Star Wars of horror movies. Directed by Barker (Hellraiser) from his novel Cabal, it’s a creature feature where the many, many … Continue reading

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Disreputable Trash

Matchbox Cineclub‘s September screening was Nobuhiko Ôbayashi’s House (1977). It was part of the annual UK-wide Scalarama film festival which aims to celebrate independent cinema and DIY, pop-up cinema culture, often with a focus on what The Skinny called “the kind of disreputable … Continue reading

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Matchbox Cineclub #9: House (Scalarama 2015)

Matchbox Cineclub’s September screening, part of Scalarama 2015, will be Nobuhiko Obayashi’s House (1977). House is a Japanese film about a group of schoolgirls terrorised by a haunted house, which is also the very least of it. It was a struggling Japanese film industry’s … Continue reading

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La Disparation d’Adèle Bedeau (Claude Chabrol, 1989)

Matchbox Cineclub recently presented Claude Chabrol’s Les Noce Rouges (1973), at a special screening introduced by Graeme Macrae Burnet. For the screening I was able to source a trailer for Chabrol’s rarely-seen (indeed, barely made) adaptation of La Disparation d’Adèle Bedeau (see above). An … Continue reading

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