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The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema

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The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema

Michael Vaughn

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It isn’t every film that features man-eating zombie sushi. But for those searching for just that and more strange things in their viewing queue, this film guide is for you. Organized by genre, including comedy, horror, action, drama, fantasy, and sci-fi, this title offers 300 reviews of genre films from all over the world, 160+ photos, and exclusive interviews and quotes from the people behind some of the most offbeat films ever made. Alongside this curated list of viewing recommendations, longtime fans and new comers to strange cinema gain bits of fun and informative trivia. For example, David Caruso’s film debut was Without Warning (1980), a carefree trip into the woods thwarted by killer flying alien discs. Lurking in these so-bad-they’re-good-films, you’ll find other familiar actors like David Carradine, James Brolin, , Martin Landau, and Ryan Gosling in films like Death Race 2,000 (1975), The Car (1977), The Being (1983), and Lost River (2014). The zombie sushi, by the way, is from Dead Sushi (2012).

Size: 6″ x 9″ | 164 color & b/w images | 352 pp
ISBN13: 9780764354281 | Binding: soft cover


Michael Vaughn is a film writer and rabid fan of offbeat cinema. He took his life love for writing and cinema and started a blog called Gorehound Mikes Weird Cinema. It was there he cultivated his skills as a writer while making various connects in film industry. His previous published work includes magazines like Fangoria in the US and Screem in Britain. His work has also been featured on the popular film site