Monthly Archives: November 2009

Wake in Fright (Ted Kotcheff, 1971) Blu-Ray

Since watching the acclaimed documentary Not Quite Hollywood (Mark Hartley, 2008) I have been on an Ozploitation binge. Amongst others I have seen Brian Trenchard-Smith’s quality actioner The Man from Hong Kong (1975), his stunt set piece follow-u… Continue reading

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The Framers

I picked up the posters I had framed by The Framers who are based in the Custard Factory, Birmingham. As I stated in an earlier post, their prices are the best I have come across for getting movie posters framed and the quality is excellent. The E… Continue reading

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Shaft BFI British Quad Poster

Another new arrival. I used to have a reprint of the original 1971 US one-sheet on my office wall but I had succumbed to age and wear. This poster was for the BFI screening several years ago. Apparently, some of these BFI reprints are quite hard t… Continue reading

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Another new poster

This arrived last week. I purchased it mainly so that I could use it when lecturing on film promotion and fandom but this poster is also rather scare and could be come quite valuable. Continue reading

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Profondo Rosso Locandina Arrives

Looks as if “buono condizione” meant that there would be a lot of wear at the top of the poster. Still, for a poster of 30 years old it is in pretty good shape and I will paying for it to professionally restored and linen backed. It is great to fi… Continue reading

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Memorabilia 2009

I went to the Winter Memorabilia show held at the LG Arena, aka the NEC, today and amongst other goodies I managed to get these posters. I’ll post a more detailed breakdown of my visit tomorrow. Continue reading

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Suspiria (Dario Argento, 1977) coming to UK Blu-Ray

This is something of a surprise. On January 18, 2010, Cine-Excess will release Suspiria on Blu-Ray in the UK. The film has already been released on Blu-Ray in Italy but it does not have any English options and the picture quality has been heavily … Continue reading

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Chainsaw Video Closes

A recent mailing list email from the Dutch cult DVD retailer Chainsaw Video announced that they will be ceasing trading: All good (and bad) things have an end and so we’ve decided to quit the DVD-mailorder business and go on with other things. Fis… Continue reading

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At long last…

This has been my most sought after film poster and I have just purchased it from an Italian eBay seller. It cost more than I wanted to spend but this poster does not turn up on eBay too often. I will be getting it framed as soon as it arrives. Continue reading

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Fishing/spam emails make me laugh…

Thanks to Google Mail’s spam filter I rarely get any spam in my inbox. However, I recently the received the email below. It made me laugh, a lot. I search for the man for serious relations. I want visit your country.Hello there! Is anything the me… Continue reading

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