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Biannual Fanzine from United States

- First issue: 1992
- Everything except "standard Hollywood slop".
- From the editorial to the last page Shock is a magazine with great personality. An informative source for weird movies.
- Before Shock Cinema Steve Puchalski was the creator of Slimetime. The reviews from that zine can be found in a wonderful book with the same title.
- Publisher/Editor: Steve Puchalski
- One issue per year, 40 black and white A4 pages.
- Website: www.shockcinemamagazine.com

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CONTENTS: 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 All GALLERIES: 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 All

Issue 31
Summer 2006
Interviews with:
Actor Ron Perlman (Hellboy, The City of Lost Children, Blade II, Quest For Fire, Beauty and the Beast).
Actor Robert Forster (Jackie Brown, Medium Cool, Vigilante, Banyon, Diamond Men).
Producer Paul Maslansky (Sugar Hill, Race With the Devil, Return to Oz, Damnation Alley, Police Academy).
Writer-director Gary Sherman (Death Line, Dead & Buried, Vice Squad, 39: A Film By Carroll McKane).
There are also dozens and dozens of informative film, video and DVD reviews, covering such titles as Norman Mailer's trio of indulgant underground features Wild 90, Beyond the Law and Maidstone; Charlie Ahearn's Lower East Side martial arts craziness The Deadly Art of Survival; Jan Murray in The Day Of The Wolves; Michael Gough and Gina Bellman in Dennis Potter's Blackeyes; Wojciech Has' hallucinogenic The Hourglass Sanatorium; Tom Bell in Angela Carter's The Magic Toyshop; Luigi Lo Cascio in Eyes of Crystal; director Alan Clarke's searing Northern Ireland drama Contact; Maria Schell and Dudu Topaz in Veit Relin's tripped-out Chamsin; The Bus is Coming; Agnes Varda's Black Panther documentary Free Huey; Tom DeSimone's Prison Girls; Karin Mary Shea in Paul Leder's Red Light in the White House; Hope Lange in the made-for-TV chiller Crowhaven Farm; Vanessa Paradis in the gory sci-fi comedy Atomik Circus; Screw Magazine's It Happened in Hollywood; Peter Finch in the musical fiasco Lost Horizon; Bill Cosby, Ray Charles and Marvin Gaye in It's What's Happening, Baby!; Jean-Louis Trintignant and Robert Ryan in Rene Clement's And Hope to Die; Angus Scrimm in James Felix McKenney's Automatons; Burt Reynolds in Run, Simon, Run; Joan Collins in Lewis Gilbert's Cosh Boy; Waisa Bhi Hota Hai: Part II; Toho's '70s sci-fi adventure Espy; Strong Kids Safe Kids; Robert Strauss in Daniel Bourla's The Noah; Porn King: The Trials Of Al Goldstein; Miriam Hopkins and John David Garfield in The Savage Intruder; Rex Warner's Orwellian parable The Aerodrome; the Russian blockbuster Day Watch; Matt Dillon in Charles Bukowski's Factotum; Ole Bornedal's I Am Dina; Rod Serling's The Doomsday Flight; Vic Morrow in The Last Shark; Cloris Leachman in Hitchhike!; Cliff Robertson in Shoot; Fabio Testi in Enzo G. Castellari's The Big Racket; Robert Powell in The Survivor; Misty Mundae in Brett Piper's Shock-O-Rama; Geoffrey Wright's high-octane Metal Skin; John E. Goras's animated Chirpy; Erika Blanc in The Devil's Nightmare; Jon-Mikl Thor in Rock 'N' Roll Nightmare; Katiebird: Certifiable Crazy Person; Walerian Borowczyk's Goto, Island of Love; the Canadian prostitute drama East End Hustle; Mitch Davis' God's Little Girl; Metta Meta Gakido Koza; the British children's program The Pogles; Mary Woronov in Kemek; Box Head Revolution; Karine Gambier in Max Pecas' Luxure; Adrian Caetano's Free Pass [Cronica De Una Fuga]; Oren Shai's Heavy Soul; Joe Dallesandro in The Gardener; Angry Joe Bass; and many more...Let's not forget the book & 'zine recommendations, original ad slicks, and a handy Video Distributors guide (so you can locate many of these titles for your own library).

Issue 30
Spring 2006
Interviews with actors William Forsythe, Per Oscarsson and Gregg Henry, director Matt Cimber and director-editor Anthony M. Lanza. Reviews include Brian DePalma's Murder a la Mod; Peter Cook in The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer; Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s Between Time and Timbuktu: A Space Fantasy; the X-rated Dr. Who rip-off Abducted By the Daleks; Jeremy Stockwell in the transgender Tinseltown drama Dinah East; James Brolin is Trapped; Bryan Brown in Stir; the Czech WWII drama The Sky Riders; surreal hippie-era sexploitation Pick-Up; Natalie Wood and Raymond Burr in A Cry in the Night; Jack Smight's The Third Day; Jane Birkin in The Powder-Puff Gang; Record City; Joe Sarno's Abigail Leslie is Back in Town; the '70s British sex-doc Naughty!; Peter Weir's Homesdale; Jan-Michael Vincent and Cybill Shepherd in The Return; Vares: Private Eye; Patricia Wymer in Tom Laughlin's The Babysitter; Malefique; Paul Henreid and Anne Francis in So Young, So Bad; Masaaki Yuasa's Mind Game; Jean-Pierre Cassel and Claudine Auger in The Killing Game; William Shatner in Horror at 37,000 Ft.; Raimondo Del Balzo's Midnight Blue [La Domenica Del Diavolo]; Otto Buj's The Eternal Present; The Land of College Prophets; the British series Children of the Stones; Gerard Depardieu and Daniel Auteuil in 36: Quai Des Orfevres; Otakus in Love; et cetera.

Issue 29
Winter 2006
Actor Powers Boothe (Deadwood, Southern Comfort, Red Dawn, The Emerald Forest).
Director John Flynn (Rolling Thunder, Best Seller, The Outfit, Defiance).
Actor Andrew Prine ('V', Grizzly, Bandolero!, Chisum, The Miracle Worker).
Director-Scriptwriters Hal Barwood and Matthew Robbins (Dragonslayer, Corvette Summer, The Sugarland Express).
Director Greydon Clark (Without Warning, Black Shampoo, Joysticks, The Forbidden Dance).
There are also dozens and dozens informative film, video and DVD reviews, covering such titles as D.A. Pennebaker and Jean-Luc Godard's One P.M.; Mike Connors in Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die; Lloyd Bridges and Angie Dickinson in The Love War; the best of Joe Pyne; Michael Powell's The Boy Who Turned Yellow; Jim Henson's experimental TV-show The Cube; Jose Ramon Larraz's Whirlpool; Claudia Jennings in The Single Girls; Steve Sandor in The No Mercy Man; Costa-Gavra's The Sleeping Car Murder; Midnight Blue Collection: The Deep Throat Special Edition; Franka Potente in Creep; Stanley Baker and Patrick McGoohan in Hell Drivers; Rafer Johnson in Soul Soldier; Catherine Spaak in My Darling Slave; Christopher Garetano's Horror Business; Michael Pataki, Bob Minor and Stephen Stucker in Delinquent Schoolgirls; Kim Novak and Peter Finch in The Legend of Lylah Clare; Born to Fight; Roddy McDowall and Boris Karloff in Heart of Darkness; The College Girl Murders; the Cornell Woolrich adaptation I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes; Sogo Ishii's August in the Water; Together Brothers; Kenneth More in Some People; Kamikaze Girls; Juraj Herz's The Vampire of Ferat and The Virgin and the Monster; Richard Griffin's Feeding the Masses; Dora Hall in Once Upon a Tour; Jerkbeast; Meg Foster in Lawrence Harvey's Welcome to Arrow Beach; Marty Feldman in Think Dirty; Joseph P. Mawra's Olga's Girls; Christopher George in The Devil's 8; Paul Carr in The Dirt Gang; Kirk Douglas in a musical version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Don Stroud and Carol Lynley in The Elevator; The Rock Bottom Remainders; Helen Hunt in Desperate Lives; Os Mutantes & Tropicalia; Klaus Kinski in Zoo Zero and Gangster's Law; Actress Apocalypse; Stanley Baker in The Last Grenade; Peter Cook Talks Golf Balls; Jay Jennings' Loanshark; Joseph Cotton in Gangsters '70; School of the Holy Beast; Nicanor Loreti's El Kuervo; and many more...Let's not forget the book & 'zine recommendations, original ad slicks, and a handy Video Distributors guide (so you can locate many of these titles for your own library).

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