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TV Cream's Anatomy of Cinema: The Films That Criticism Forgot
For some reason, most books on cinema tend to fall into two categoriessombre guides to the acknowledged classics of cinema or snap-together, fan-baiting cash-ins on the latest Star Wars/Lord of the Rings/Tarantino ready-made cult. The time has come for a book which delves into the rest of cinemas sprawling underbelly, lifting the lid on those odd films that crop up on tele ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published 2007 by Friday Books
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Cinema's murky missing reel makes it to the big screen with this catalogue of neglected celluloid, starting off in the days of implosion-friendly film stock shorts such as Too Much Sausage and Two Naughty Boys Upsetting The Spoons and sneakingly sticking around Screen Three for everything from sixties psychedelic-satire freakouts and Hammer-imitating portmanteau horror no-hopers to Video Nasties, Channel 4's infamous 'Red Triangle', sitcom spinoffs, high-concept animated follies and much more be ...more