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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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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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ZINE: Physical Impossibility #3: Copywrongs

The next issue of the Physical Impossibility zine is all about Copywrongs, and features writing and art inspired by films which have flaunted copyright in one way or another. Films like FW Murnau’s Nosferatu, which barely survived being wiped from history by … Continue reading

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New Stockists

I’m happy to announce that Physical Impossibility‘s newest stockist is Forbidden Planet, Glasgow – a shop I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time in ever since I was a knee-high to a Mr Mxyzptlk cut-out, so it’s very cool to see the zine … Continue reading

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Nick Cave’s Gladiator 2

“I wanted to call it Christ Killer.” Nick Cave In a 2006 interview with Variety, musician Nick Cave was quoted saying, “The last thing I ever wanted to get involved with is Hollywood. The way it works is that people … Continue reading

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ZINE: Physical Impossibility #2: Popcorn Droppers

Physical Impossibility #2: Popcorn Droppers is almost here! The zine will be launched at Glasgow Film Festival on Tuesday 25th February, 18:00-20:00 at Saramago @ CCA. Physical Impossibility #2: Popcorn Droppers explores the wonderful world of the too-weird-to-live movie, including … Continue reading

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A Bonus Interview with Larry Cohen

My new zine, Physical Impossibility #1: The Films of Larry Cohen, incorporates an exclusive interview with the legendary writer-director of Black Caesar, God Told Me To, It’s Alive, Q, The Stuff and Wicked Stepmother. The following is excerpted from the same interview, during which … Continue reading

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