Cinema: Jolly Contempt

CREEPSHOW

Directed by George A. Romero

Screenplay by Stephen King

IT CAME FROM HOLLYWOOD Directed by Malcolm Leo and Andrew Solt Produced by Susan Strausberg and Jeff Stein

On TV, movie critics pick their dog or skunk of the week. Repertory cinemas devote seasons to World's Worst Movie festivals, based on a hot-selling book called The Golden Turkey Awards.

Trash is chic, and connoisseurs of bad films proliferate like maggots on the corpse of culture. Some of them make new movies as homages to the seminal schlock of the 1950s. Others compile scenes from old B movies for the derisive pleasure of the hip. And...

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