Tag Archives: Frank Henenlotter

Frank Henenlotter’s ‘Basket Case’ (1982) He’s Not Heavy He’s My Brother – Retro Review

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Frank Henenlotter’s Basket Case, one of the most punk rock cult classic horror films ever made. Released in April of 1982, Basket Case became an underground sensation. While it was a staple of the horror section in small town video stores across the …

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ARROW Goes to the Heart of Filmmaking with ‘Clapboard Jungle’

Arrow Video is excited to announce the April 19 ARROW release of Justin McConnell’s Clapboard Jungle (read our review – HERE), available to subscribers in the US, Canada, and the UK. “An insightful and engaging look at the trials and tribulations of indie genre filmmaking” (Daily Dead), Clapboard Jungle follows …

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‘Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business:’ A Glimpse Behind The Hard Process of Independent Filmmaking

Filmmaking is hard, much less filmmaking on an independent level without a studio to act as a net below you. And no on knows this more than Justin McConnell (Lifechanger), the director of the documentary Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business. In his documentary, McConnell documents the process it …

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Interview with Justin McConnell: Director of ‘Lifechanger’


The end of the year is approaching and I’ve been reminiscing about all the amazing horror movies that have came out this year. One of them is the highly praised horror thriller, Lifechanger (read our review – here), directed by Justin McConnell. I recently had a chance to talk with …

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Hung, Drawn And Slaughtered (2017) Book Review

Legendary Aussie artist Martin Trafford has been a busy boy, sketching covers and themes for a majority of indie films. He has also teamed up with German cult filmmaker Jörg Buttgereit, director of Nekromantik, to deliver a very cool underground comic that serves as a sequel to the films. Presented by …

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Retro Review – Basket Case (1982)

Have you ever noticed how often brand new horror directors with minuscule budgets, an original idea, a dark sense of humor and pure, unadulterated movie-making passion walk away with instant classics? George Romero did it with Night of the Living Dead (1968), Tobe Hooper did it with The Texas Chain …

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