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STORIES FROM THE TRENCHES: The Book On Sam Firstenberg, One Of Cannon Films' Directors, Is Now Available

The heyday of Cannon Films, that is when the company was led by Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus back in the eighties, has been subject of fairly recent documentaries: Mark Hartley’s Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films...

Watch Mark Hartley's ELECTRIC BOOGALOO Trailer Now!

Australian director Mark Hartley has brought his own country's B-movie history to glorious life with Not Quite Hollywood. He's taken us on a trip through the wild film history of American shlock transplanted to the Philippines in Machete Maidens Unleashed....

Toronto 2014 Review: ELECTRIC BOOGALOO: THE WILD, UNTOLD STORY OF CANNON FILMS Is Lovingly Reverent Of The Ridiculous

Mark Hartley's unofficial biography of Cannon Films impresarios Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus is equal parts reverent and dumbfounded in its depiction of these maverick Hollywood outsiders. Bottling the same level of ravenous reportage for Cannon's bountiful output as Hartley...

Check The Official ELECTRIC BOOGALOO Poster Art!

Get ready to do the Electric Boogaloo ... Not Quite Hollywood director Mark Hartley is now deep into things with his documentary exploration of the Cannon Films legacy and the first official poster art has arrived via the film's official...

Hey Australia! Win One Of Five Awesome PATRICK Prize Packs! 

To celebrate the upcoming release of the new psychological thriller Patrick on October 17, Umbrella Entertainment is giving you, our dear readers, the chance to win one of five awesome prize packs!Patrick is a modern re-working of the 1978 classic...

Melbourne 2013 Review: PATRICK Offers Safe Chills And Tame Thrills

Our midnight screening of Patrick, the passionate horror remake from Ozploitation devotee Mark Hartley (Not Quite Hollywood), began with an honest and slightly disconcerting preamble from the director: Patrick is an old fashioned Gothic chiller, with little time awarded for rehearsals...

Would You Like to Do Remarkable Things? First PATRICK Trailer Electrifies

Ah, yes, here we go. Filmmaker Mark Hartley (Not Quite Hollywood) has remade Richard Franklin's 1978 shocker Patrick and the first official, full-length trailer is, well, electrifying. In this very modern twist on the Frankenstein story, Charles Dance is a...

Here's Your First Look At Jackson Gallagher As Mark Hartley's PATRICK!

Thanks to director Mark Hartley, we learned the first image of actor Jackson Gallagher in character as the titular Patrick has been released. Hartley notes:Bankside Films have released the first image of Jackson Gallagher as PATRICK. The photo features a rare...

Watch An Exclusive Clip From Mark Hartley's MACHETE MAIDENS UNLEASHED

Mark Hartley's Machete Maidens Unleashed - a delirious look at the American exploitation films produced in the Philippines during the 1970s and 1980s from the director of Not Quite Hollywood - is freshly available on US DVD and to tempt...

MACHETE MAIDENS UNLEASHED Is An Ode To Corman-Era Sleaze (DVD Review)

Director Mark Hartley's 2008 doc, Not Quite Hollywood, was a wild and exuberant ride, charting the unexpected rise of the Australian film industry as it embraced sex and violence in genre cinema. The pleasure of that doc was the candid...

NYAFF 2011: MACHETE MAIDENS UNLEASHED Review

Aussie documentarian Mark Hartley returns with another exploitation expose for the discriminating connoisseur of crap. Only this time around he emigrates from his native Australia to focus on the down and dirty films of the Philippine Islands. Those familiar with...

Exclusive First Look At Mark Hartley's MACHETE MAIDENS UNLEASHED On Aussie DVD

We at ScreenAnarchy are happy to provide you with the exclusive first look at Umbrella Entertainment's 2-disc DVD release of Machete Maidens Unleashed.  Mark Hartley's follow-up to the stellar Not Quite Hollywood has been making the festival rounds and is...

ActionFest '11: Machete Maidens Unleashed Review

[Now screening at ActionFest, here is Todd's review of the latest cult-niche documentary from Mark Hartley]In 2008 - armed with a deep love of cult film, a brace of insightful interviews with key figures, a mountain of skill at the...

Hey Toronto! The MACHETE MAIDENS Are Coming To The Big Screen March 4 - 10th!

Hey Toronto! You've got one week only to catch the madness of Mark Hartley's Machete Maidens Unleashed on the big screen! Check it out!From the early-'70s to the mid-'80s, The Philipines was in the grip of a brutal dictatorship and...

TIFF 2010: Five Questions With MACHETE MAIDENS UNLEASHED Director Mark Hartley

Heads up! With Mark Hartley's ridiculously fun documentary Machete Maidens Unleashed - a look at the exploitation films produced in the Philippines during the late seventies and early eighties - now taking its bow in Toronto, a brief interview...

TIFF 2010: MACHETE MAIDENS UNLEASHED Review

In 2008 - armed with a deep love of cult film, a brace of insightful interviews with key figures, a mountain of skill at the editing board and a seemingly endless supply of jaw dropping B-movie clips to draw from...

TIFF 2010: The New MACHETE MAIDENS UNLEASHED Trailer Comes With Added Landis, Corman And Dante!

[Trailer disappeared briefly due to too many breasts for YouTube. It's back now with a happier home in the ScreenAnarchy video player and this post back to the top of the page accordingly.]Bringing more breasts per minute than any other...

Action, Violence And Skin In MACHETE MAIDENS UNLEASHED

How do you follow a film like Not Quite Hollywood, a critical and crowd favorite chronicling the history of exploitation film in Australia? If you're NQH director Mark Hartley you cast your eye over the sea to the Philippines, hotbed...