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Hercules Returns | Grosvenor Cinema 26/09/2015

On Saturday 26th September, Physical Impossibility presented its first film screening, Hercules Returns (David Parker, 1993), at the Grosvenor Cinema, Glasgow. It was part of  the Scalarama 2015 programme, it was a lot of fun to put together and here are some photographs to prove it … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Des Mangan (Hercules Returns)

Des Mangan is the man behind Double Take, the comedy troupe who gave us cult comedy Hercules Returns (David Parker, 1993), which Physical Impossibility is presenting at the Grosvenor Cinema, Glasgow, for one night only on Saturday 26/09 as part of Scalarama 2015. … Continue reading

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The Funniest Film You’ve Never Seen: HERCULES RETURNS

In the late 1980s, Australian comedy troupe Double Take brought their first live show, Double Take Meet The Astro Zombies, to London’s Scala cinema. Now, as part of Scalarama 2015, Physical Impossibility is bringing Double Take’s only film, Hercules Returns (David Parker, 1993), … Continue reading

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Movie Rip-Offs: A User’s Guide – Détournement and Dub Parodies

“Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It holds tight an author’s phrase, uses his expressions, eliminates a false idea, and replaces it with just the right idea.” Comte de Lautréamont (Isidore Ducasse), Poésies II (1870). “Ideas improve. The meaning of … Continue reading

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