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Mondo Celebrates Exploitation Cinema in WARPED & FADED: Weird Wednesday and the Birth of the American Genre Film Archive

Mondo Celebrates Exploitation Cinema in WARPED & FADED: Weird Wednesday and the Birth of the American Genre Film Archive

Mondo is excited to announce the book release of Warped & Faded: Weird Wednesday and the Birth of the American Genre Film Archive, a definitive guide to exploitation cinema, from author Lars Nilsen, and editor Kier-La Janisse, along with several genre enthusiast contributors.

“Texas became ground zero for a revolution in film exhibition.”

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Mondo Announces X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES 1/6 Wolverine Figure for Comic-Con@Home

Mondo Announces X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES 1/6 Wolverine Figure for Comic-Con@Home

In their first-ever 1/6 figure from X-Men: The Animated Series, Mondo is proud to unveil their uncanny recreation of the now-iconic meme of Wolverine getting in-touch with his sensitive side in a limited edition collectible form.

“It’s adamantium tasting time, boys!”

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Mondo Celebrates the First Female Avenger and Assembles MARVEL STUDIOS’ BLACK WIDOW with Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on Vinyl & Enamel Pins

Mondo Celebrates the First Female Avenger and Assembles MARVEL STUDIOS’ BLACK WIDOW with Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on Vinyl & Enamel Pins

Mondo Music, in conjunction with Hollywood Records, is proud to present the premiere vinyl pressing of Lorne Balfe’s score to the highly anticipated Marvel Studios’ Black Widow. Fans can also continue to build their collection of Marvel enamel pins.

“She’s done running from her past.”

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Mondo Unleashes THESE FISTS BREAK BRICKS: How Kung Fu Movies Swept America and Changed the World

Mondo Books Unleashes THESE FISTS BREAK BRICKS: How Kung Fu Movies Swept America and Changed the World

Grady Hendrix and Chris Poggiali, along with publisher Mondo Books, will be releasing These Fists Break Bricks, 19th September. The New York Times bestselling author, Grady Hendrix, is widely known for his Bram Stoker Award-winning Paperbacks from Hell, a history of the horror paperback boom of the Seventies and Eighties, and now, with film historian Chris Poggiali, they tell the story of how kung fu movies came to America.

“May this book’s history and the culture it revisits inspire future generations to come.”

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Mondo Releases a Super-Sized Soundtrack Box Set for ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE (USA / 14 April)

Mondo Releases a Super-Sized Soundtrack Box Set for ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE (USA / 14 April)

Mondo and WaterTower Music are proud to present the premiere, and exclusive, physical media release of Tom Holkenborg’s epic complete soundtrack to the fan-fueled phenomenon, Zack Snyder’s Justice League.

“I’ve been dead inside a long time, but even I have a limit. And if you cross that line, I swear to God…”

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Faces of Death II (1981, USA)

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After the unexpected success of the original Faces of Death John Alan Schwartz began working on his second mondo feature; Faces of Death II.

Like it’s 1978 predecessor Faces of Death II, was written and directed by John Alan Schwartz under the pseudonyms ‘Alan Black’ and ‘Conan Le Cilaire’ respectively. Michael Carr also returns to narrate the proceedings as Dr. Francis B. Gröss.

“When make believe is just not enough!”

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10 Essential Japanese VHS Covers

Frankenhooker (1990)

Anyone with even the slightest interest in home entertainment recognises the importance of VHS. The marketing and promotion from the independent distribution companies elevated the medium to such an extent that collectors today now happily pay significant amounts of money for a VHS tape; not for the movie itself, but for the incredible artwork/design featured on the cover.

“Prepare yourself for the darkest day of horror the world has ever known!”

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Faces of Death (1978, USA) Review

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The Original Faces of Death, as it would later be known as, is a controversial pseudo-documentary on death containing real stock footage of accidents, suicides, autopsies, and executions. But, when the stock footage was unable to tell the entire story, the filmmakers created scenes of staged violence, editing it together to create a coherent narrative.

“During the past 20 years I know that my compulsion to understand death was much greater than just an obsession. My dreams have dictated my mission. But now it is time to witness the final moment, to discover the circle that forever repeats ifself. The end of the beginning or the beginning of the end? I’ll leave that decision to you.”

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