Deep Fried Links: Terry Gilliam, an oral history of Evil Dead II and a cache of classic genre magazines
This week’s collection of links includes Terry Gilliam and The Fisher King, Evil Dead 2, Jean Luc-Godard, movie poster tropes, a list of the 100 Best Horror Films compiled by genre luminaries and high-res scans of old issues of Cinefantastique and Famous Monsters of Filmland.
The magazine Time Out London has published a list of the 100 Best Horror Films, a list distinguished by the fact that it was put together based on the opinions of more than 100 genre figures including Roger Corman, Guillermo del Toro, Simon Pegg and Clive Barker. (Continue onward for more links)
An oral history of Evil Dead II from The Hollywood Reporter featuring interviews with actor Bruce Campbell, writer Scott Spiegel, producer Rob Tapert and a host of effects technicians.
Cinephilia and Beyond – the best movie blog known to man – has put up a collection of gems regarding Terry Gilliam’s The Fisher King (1991). That includes Gilliam’s commentary track from the Criterion LaserDisc and a downloadable PDF version of the script as well as a series of Gilliam Fisher King interviews.
An amusing collage of 15 of the most widely used tropes of contemporary poster design.
A collection of Jean-Luc Godard movie posters.