Friday, 29 March 2013

Capital Celluloid 2013 - Day 107: Wed Apr 17

Pieces (Piquer Simon, 1982): Prince Charles Cinema, 8.45pm
This cult slasher movie is screening as part of the cinema's Good Bad Movie Club. More details here.

Ian Watson writing on Movies: So Bad They're Good takes up the tale: "There's a third world of films, unloved by critics, that yields some genuine pleasures, though they're unlikely to be mistaken for the work of, say, Bergman or Fellini.  Whether you call them b-movies, schlock or guilty pleasures doesn't matter; their low budgets and often scrappy direction is enough for them to be labelled "bad", a term Ernest Mathijs and Jamie Sexton, writing in Cult Cinema: An introduction, define as "poor and distasteful film-making..." Read more on Pieces on the blog here.

Here is the trailer.

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