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    The Chronicles of Purpleman – Review

    By Jordan Mooney. With thanks to Tess Humphrey, Purpleman, Rob Martin and Helen Fay.   Purpleman’s name has been rung around a lot in the Yorkshire press as of late; little surprise, for he’s been extraordinarily busy. Art shows, new performance pieces, the enlisting of further Purple gentlemen across the world, and, as a piece […]

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    Revisiting Deranged (1974) – A Film Review

    By Brandon Engel. The film Deranged came out in 1974, the same year as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Both films were inspired by the Wisconsin murderer and body snatcher, Ed Gein, and both films were pivotal in terms of establishing the so-called hixploitation subgenre, which toys with stereotypical portrayals of rural whites or hillbillies in […]

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    Hallowe’en Horror Review – Hammer’s Phantom of the Opera

    By Michal Bajer Nightmares. Paranoia. Vampires. Phantoms. Presenting the Hammer Horror Collection.     The technicolor drips of blood seeping onto the crypt of Dracula was a diabolically grand way to introduce the world to a new breed of Gothic Horror at the cinema.     The masterminds who would spawn castles, nightmares and demons […]