Category Archives: Zine

Physical Impossibility #4: Guide to World Cinema

Sometimes, certain types of films rely on a very particular set of temporal and geographical circumstances to flourish. From 1985 Winnipeg to 1980s Paris, from Communist Yugoslavia to Giallo Italy, from the transgression of New York to the heroic bloodshed of 90s … Continue reading

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PATSIES! A Celebration of the Cinematic Loser

Sean Welsh is right about films. Continue reading

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Bad Romance + Happy Endings

On Tuesday 23rd February, Glasgow Film Festival hosted Physical Impossibility’s first live event, Bad Romance. We had eight speakers – Claire Biddles, Craig McClure, Shona McCombes, Cayley James (via video from Toronto), Morvern Cunningham, Kris Petrov (heroically subbing for Kate Coventry), Dr Becky … Continue reading

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BAD ROMANCE at Glasgow Film Festival

As a counterpoint to GFF 2016’s Dream Teams of the Silver Screen theme, Physical Impossibility presents an event dedicated to the very worst cinematic couplings. A roster of special guests has scoured the history of cinema to present to you their takes … Continue reading

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Cheeky Sequels

”I want everyone to know that whoever is involved in the sequel is jumping on board a poison ship. It will be a terrible film, with a horrible reason [sic] d’être: to make money off someone else’s creativity.” James Franco … Continue reading

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Copywrongs

“I moved to America for one reason, and that was freedom of speech and freedom of expression, and if someone thinks they’re going to take that away from me, they’re insane!” Adi Shankar, Bootleg Universe producer When we think about … Continue reading

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Matchbox Cineclub #5: Turkish Star Wars

Our May screening at The Old Hairdressers will be Çetin Inanç’s Turkish Star Wars (Dünyayı Kurtaran Adam, 1982). The screening takes place at 7pm on Thursday 21/05, upstairs in the gallery area of the bar. Back in 1982, big western movies didn’t get screened in … Continue reading

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