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Fanzine from Canada
Ceased publication

- First issue: 2001
- Examines the ''little-seen and under-appreciated in cult, experimental, international, independent and Canadian cinema.''
- Published quarterly by Greg Woods.
- 60 pages, A5 format (first 8 issues). 32 A4 pages from issue 9.
- Website: www.screening-room.ca

Last updated:
13 May 2013
(see recent updates)
Special thanks for this page goes to:
Scott Matheson
Garry Malvern

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CONTENTS: 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 All (There are undated issues)GALLERIES: 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 All (There are undated issues)

Issue 17
40 pages tabloid sized This issue, ESR devotes itself completely to rock and roll movies, and does its best to cover most of the highlights in the past 50 years. Alan Freed movies, from ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK to GO JOHNNY GO THE BEATLES: FIRST AMERICAN VISIT HARD DAYS NIGHT RIP OFFS: Dave Clark, Gerry Marsden and more get in on the action and make their own matinee movies! VELVET UNDERGROUND AND NICO: the long-lost Warhol classic PRIVILEGE: Peter Watkins' snarky satire The Rolling Stones go under the knife in ROCK AND ROLL CIRCUS and GIMME SHELTER The obscure rockumentary MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN The King in ELVIS THAT'S THE WAY IT IS PINK FLOYD IN POMPEII The Band in FESTIVAL EXPRESS and THE LAST WALTZ WATTSTAX, with Isaac Hayes and Tina Turner See what happened to flower power with RAINBOW BRIDGE and THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED Punk happened with BLANK GENERATION, THE PUNK ROCK MOVIE and LADIES AND GENTLEMEN THE FABULOUS STAINS Reggae movies get an overview from THE HARDER THEY COME to STEPPING RAZOR RED X Laurie Anderson in HOME OF THE BRAVE Head bangers are nice guys after all in DECLINE OF THE WESTERN CIVILIZATION II: THE METAL YEARS Rock stars as superheroes: KISS MEETS THE PHANTOM and WILD ZERO Bob Dylan, Brian Eno and Neil Young make their own movies! The conspiracy behind KURT AND COURTNEY The well kept secret of JANDEK ON CORWOOD The use of British invasion music in RUSHMORE ...and finally a look at rock and roll in the films of Jim Jarmusch.

Issue 16
GREY MATTERS A case for and against grey market DVD?s. NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND The collage films of Bruce Conner (COSMIC RAY, REPORT). APOCALYPSE THEN How cinema tried to make America to stop worrying and love the bomb. A look at educational films like DUCK AND COVER that offer wrong-headed advice about surviving a nuclear attack. DVD REVIEW MIDSECTION Reviews of two dozen interesting recent releases as well as some choice titles found in the good old grey market. 49TH PARALLEL The early films of David Cronenberg. (STEREO, CRIMES OF THE FUTURE) BELL BOTTOM BIJOU Altman's masterpiece CALIFORNIA SPLIT. MIDNITE MOVIES Turkish rip-offs of American movies. (TURKISH STAR TREK, TURKISH STAR WARS, TURKISH SUPERMAN) TAIL SLATE Larry Buchanan, RIP.

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