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Author Topic: Offbeat: British Cinema's Curiosities, Obscurities and Forgotten Gems  (Read 15466 times)

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That's only half the answer I'm looking for.

There's no mention of Expose, which was a British film on the DPP list.


That's cheating! I bloody told you last night!
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That's cheating! I bloody told you last night!


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Got mine :) Very nice book, shame no colour stills or poster art but still bloody fantastic!
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That's only half the answer I'm looking for.

There's no mention of Expose, which was a British film on the DPP list.


That's cheating! I bloody told you last night!
I thought Jonny was referring to Expose in the first place.
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I've added a Letterboxd list for those of you who want to keep track of which films from the book you have and haven't seen. There are quite a few missing in the tmdb database, so those of you with time on their hands are more  than welcome to add them and I'll update the list accordingly.

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Good effort!  :P
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I've added a Letterboxd list for those of you who want to keep track of which films from the book you have and haven't seen. There are quite a few missing in the tmdb database, so those of you with time on their hands are more  than welcome to add them and I'll update the list accordingly.


Nice one! I've been making mental notes of the films I've not seen as I've been reading it. This list makes things a little easier!
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There's some hardback copies still in stock at THIS LINK



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There's some hardback copies still in stock at THIS LINK


Now out of stock.

Managed to download a copy of THE LIFETAKER yesterday so I'll be giving that a look tonight, had never heard of it before reading about it in this book.
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Managed to download a copy of THE LIFETAKER yesterday so I'll be giving that a look tonight, had never heard of it before reading about it in this book.
Definitely looks like it's worth a watch.



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Tom Chantrell art on the quad where that sleeve art came from...

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How much of the book have you read Jonny?

I obviously want to read the 70's area the most but am being strict with myself and reading it cover to cover.

A few pages short of 100 at the moment.


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How much of the book have you read Jonny?

I obviously want to read the 70's area the most but am being strict with myself and reading it cover to cover.

A few pages short of 100 at the moment.

I haven't been as strict as you and dove in mid-70's and I'm reading from there at the moment. Read the introduction and first 30 pages or so too.
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I've just been popping in and out of it at random. Haven't read loads though as I tend to read two or three books at the same time.
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Well, I'll have to wait until March!  :(

But... just preordered it from Sainsburys for a rather cheap £11.99 if anyone wants a good deal on the paperback.

http://www.sainsburysentertainment.co.uk/en/Books/Paperback/Julian-Upton/Offbeat-British-Cinema-s-Curiosities-Obscurities-and-Forgotten-Gems/product.html?product=E11158979
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