Tag Archives: fandom

‘Slash Production’: Objectifying the serial ‘kiler’ in Euro-Cult Cinema fan production.

I have recently had a chapter published in Alzena MacDonald’s edited collection Murders and Acquisitions: Representations of the Serial Killer in Popular Culture.  The abstract for the chapter is as follows: In early 2003 a film called Fantom Kiler (1998) … Continue reading

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Making European cult cinema

After a long seven years I have finally submitted my PhD thesis titled: Making European cult cinema: fan production in an alternative economy.  The abstract for my thesis is as follows: This study gives attention to the fan production surrounding … Continue reading

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Tenebrae in Lego

An interesting fan interpretation of one of the iconic scenes from Dario Argento’s Tenebrae in Lego.www.youtube.com/watch?v=9d2Qa1Ve4sA Continue reading

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Top Sensation (Ottavio Alessi, 1969) T-Shirt

Jonny over at Lovelockandload has made yet another Euro-Cult inspired T-Shirt. His design is inspired by the Euro-Cult filmTop Sensation and features Euro starlet Edwige Fenech. Great quality as usual. Continue reading

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Euro-Cult Fan Art

Thanks to Simon for bringing this to my attention. Italian artist Frederico Mancosu has designed a number of ‘minimalist’ posters for a number of classic Euro-Cult films, and other cult films. These minimalist posters draw on the iconography of th… Continue reading

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Profondo Rosso (Dario Argento, 1975) Locandina Poster Restoration

When I turned thirty last month, I decided to have my Locandina poster for my favourite film Profondo Rosso (Dario Argento, 1975) restored and framed. When I purchased it off of eBay I was a bit disappointed to find that it had more damage than I … Continue reading

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The Salford Presentation

I thought the ending could have been tighter but the presentation went well. Watch at your own peril. Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds: Interrogating the Music Documentary Conference

Tim, Paul, Matt, Rob, Sam and I went to the Sights and Sounds Conference which was held at Salford University last Thursday and Friday. I presented a paper with Sam that reflected on a David Bowie documentary he produced to commemorate the 25th an… Continue reading

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How postmodern is this…

I couldn’t resist. I have ordered a four-pack from the UK HBO store and with a bit of luck they will arrive in time for the weekend. Hyperreal or what? Continue reading

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New York Ripper (Lucio Fulci, 1982) T-Shirt

Nope, not one of mine, this shirt is from the Rabbit in Red Lounge. They specialise in made to order shirts using full colour prints taken from original poster artwork. I had my reservations about the quality of print but it appears to be very hig… Continue reading

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