Posts tagged “stephen thrower

BLU-RAY REVIEW: AXE/KIDNAPPED COED/BLOODY BROTHERS

FF1SEVERIN FILMS, definitely my favorite distributor for cool/obscure cult horror films and notorious for loading up on extra features (including co-owner David Gregory’s directed top-notch documentary productions) just released an incredible double…well, actually make that a triple-feature blu-ray of director Frederick R. Friedel’s (more…)


BOOK REVIEW: NIGHTMARE USA: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE EXPLOITATION INDEPENDENTS by Stephen Thrower

NIGHTMARE USA

There are few books covering the sort of dark and twisted movies myself and others enjoy on a scholarly level, offering vast insight and deep cinematic excavations of films the mainstream movie-goer never will hear light of–unless a (more-often-than-not) silly remake comes about–let alone have access to that Stephen Thrower’s NIGHTMARE USA covers in his colossally thick hardcover (as well as soft cover edition) exploitation independent tome. If there were a class at one of the many fine learning institutions of higher education somewhere on this vast planet covering independent and horror exploitation films, than Thrower’s mammoth 527 page book would be the motherfucking (more…)