PARACINEMA MAGAZINE – Horror Parodies and more!

Be sure to pick up the latest Paracinema Magazine – Mike White (whose Cashiers du Cinemart anthology Impossibly Funky we reviewed HERE) writes about Horror Parodies of the ’80s (Alfred Sole’s Pandemonium, Greydon Clark’s Wacko, Chris Bearde’s Hysterical, Ray Cameron’s Bloodbath at the House of Death, Howard R. Cohen’s Saturday the 14th, Michael Ritchie’s Student Bodies!), Andreas Stoehr turns in Panic in Detroit: RoboCop and Reagan’s America, Christian Sellers revisits Sam Raimi’s Crimewave and much more!

Available for a measly 7 bucks HERE! But act quickly, they are selling fast!

About the author:

Kier-La Janisse

Kier-La Janisse is a film writer and programmer, founder of Spectacular Optical Publications and The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies. She has been a programmer for the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, co-founded Montreal microcinema Blue Sunshine, founded the CineMuerte Horror Film Festival (1999-2005) in Vancouver, was the Festival Director of Monster Fest in Melbourne, Australia and was the subject of the documentary Celluloid Horror (2005). She is the author of A Violent Professional: The Films of Luciano Rossi (FAB Press, 2007) and House of Psychotic Women: An Autobiographical Topography of Female Neurosis in Horror and Exploitation Films (FAB Press, 2012) and contributed to Destroy All Movies!! The Complete Guide to Punks on Film (Fantagraphics, 2011), Recovering 1940s Horror: Traces of a Lost Decade (Lexington, 2014) The Canadian Horror Film: Terror of the Soul (University of Toronto Press, 2015) and We Are the Martians: The Legacy of Nigel Kneale (PS Press, 2017). She co-edited (with Paul Corupe) and published the anthology books KID POWER! (2014), Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s (2015), Lost Girls: The Phantasmagorical Cinema of Jean Rollin (2017) and Yuletide Terror: Christmas Horror on Film and Television (2017). She edited the book Warped & Faded: Weird Wednesday and the Birth of the American Genre Film Archive (forthcoming), and is currently co-authoring (with Amy Searles) the book ‘Unhealthy and Aberrant’: Depictions of Horror Fandom in Film and Television and co-curating (with Clint Enns) an anthology book on the films of Robert Downey, Sr., as well as writing a monograph about Monte Hellman’s Cockfighter. She was a producer on Mike Malloy’s Eurocrime: the Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the ’70s and Sean Hogan’s We Always Find Ourselves in the Sea and her first film as director/producer, Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror is due out from Severin Films in 2020.


  1. Thanks so much!

    9 yearss ago
  2. Kier-La Janisse
    kier-la Reply

    No problem Mike! I would actually love to see an entire special issue of something dedicated to Student Bodies someday! What a weird film.

    9 yearss ago


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