Tag Archives: Primitive London

London, the world’s greatest city laid bare on BFI Flipside!

On Thursday night I went to the launch of the British Film Institutes’s first 3 Flipside releases of neglected and off-beat British cinema. These DVD and Blu-ray reissues are an extension of the monthly Flipside screenings at BFI Southbank. The … Continue reading

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X-Rated: Adventures of an exploitation filmmaker

This is the autobiography of British exploitation legend Stanley Long, London’s answer to Russ Meyer, as ghosted by by Simon Sheridan.  Long started out as a photographer, then moved onto stag films for the 8mm home market, before making a … Continue reading

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Screamtime at the BFI…

I hadn’t seen Stanley Long perform in public since the BFI screened Primitive London a couple of years ago, so last night it was off to the South Bank to catch the veteran exploitation producer and director in action…  Rumour … Continue reading

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