Tag Archives: Physical Impossibility

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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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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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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Larry Cohen on The Stuff

This week, Arrow Video released Larry Cohen’s The Stuff on Blu Ray. To mark the occasion, here’s an excerpt from the zine Physical Impossibility #1: The Films of Larry Cohen, featuring my exclusive interview with the man himself. “The big studio … Continue reading

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#GFF14

Hello! Just a quick update with the full run-down of my contributions to the Glasgow Film Festival website, in my fourth year as official GFF blogger. First, the picks of the programme which, while a little out-of-date by now, are still … Continue reading

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