Friend of the Gutter Todd Stadtman returns to Podcast on Fire to discuss more Taiwan Noir. “The tale of a Chinese protection deity isn’t as dry as it may sound as the story has cinematic colours galore so we’re taking a look at one such literary adaptation from Taiwan: Feng Shen Bang.”
Posted August 19, 2012
“There was a Jonathan Frid drought in those days, and the man himself had just led me to an oasis. Not only was a Frid film on video for the first time, it was a movie I had never seen. Seizure was legendary among Dark Shadows fans. Although only a decade old, it was considered a ‘lost’ film, often mentioned in fanzines, but rarely seen, due to some rumored shadiness by its producers.
‘Manage your expectations,'” Jonathan warned me, perhaps sensing my enthusiasm. ‘It’s not very good.'” Will McKinley writes more about Seizure and his friend and mentor, Jonathan Frid, at The Collinsport Historical Society.