The Marquis de Sade (1740-1804) is perhaps the most extreme example of a writer whose actual life history has been inextricably confused with the events and characters depicted in his fiction, resulting in the popular perception of de Sade as some mythic personnification of sexual depravity, cruelty and evil. Learn More
Between 1970 and 1974, numerous Japanese film companies - in particular Nikkatsu and Toei - produced dozens of films in a new sub-genre which combined action, sex, violence and crime, and was dominated by ruthless and deadly delinquent females. Learn More
ADULT MOVIE SUPERSTARS looks back at the so-called "Golden Age” of European sex movies - roughly from 1972 until 1980 and the advent of video technology - and focuses on 4 legendary actresses/models from that era, presenting photographic profiles of each of them, with over 130 rarely-seen images. Learn More
The meteoric rise of Hammer Films as a force in world horror cinema resulted from the release of two seminal movies: The Curse Of Frankenstein in 1957 and, especially, 1958's Dracula starring Christopher Lee. Learn More
FRACTURED EYE is new large-format annual film journal, edited by well-known authors Stephen Barber and Jack Hunter, who between them have produced around 50 books on global cinema and cultural history. FRACTURED EYE does not concern itself with either "mainstream” or "cult” cinema, but rather takes its cue from Amos Vogel's seminal 1974 study Film As A Subversive Art.
Kenneth Anger: author of Hollywood Babylon, true disciple of Aleister Crowley, former mentor to both Bobby Beausoleil and Mick Jagger, amongst others - and one of the most original and talented film-makers of the 20th Century. Learn More
Dario Argento is the visionary Italian giallo director whose films such as Bird With The Crystal Plumage, Four Flies On Grey Velvet, Deep Red, Suspiria, and Inferno have shocked and disturbed audiences since the 1970s. Learn More