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.


horror list

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)


Famous Monsters

An incredible flickr photo collection boasting more than 270,000 images of classic comic books, advertisements, toys and vintage issues of Cinefantastique and Famous Monsters of Filmland.


Evil Dead 2
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.


The Fisher King (#1)

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.


Poster tropes

An amusing collage of 15 of the most widely used tropes of contemporary poster design.


Godard posters

A collection of Jean-Luc Godard movie posters.


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