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KINO - Something Weird Video – The Very Best Exploitation in Cinema !

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KZNE segnala “Something Weird Video”, una società di distribuzione cinematografica americana con sede a Seattle, Washington, specializzata in “Exploitation Films” con particolare attenzione verso le opere di Harry Novak, Doris Wishman, David F. Friedman e Herschell Gordon Lewis.

La società prende il nome dal film omonimo di H. Gordon Lewis del 1967 e il logo è tratto dal manifesto originale dello stesso.

Il catalogo di “Something Weird” spazia dalla “Serie B” alla “Serie Z”. A oggi ha distribuito oltre 2.500 film.
I contenuti (i sottogeneri) offerti spaziano attraverso l’intera gamma dell’ Exploitation : film incentrati sul burlesque e sugli spettacoli di striptease, film con nudisti e sulla droga, cortometraggi didattici sulla guida delle auto, sull’addio al celibato, loop di peepshow, corti e lungometraggi hardcore, film “sandaloni”, spaghetti western, rarità televisive, blackexploitation, etc.
“Something Weird” inizialmente ha offerto il prodotto su VHS con copertine colorate utilizzando le immagini tratte dai manifesti originali dei film. Nel 1999 ha effettuato il passaggio al DVD, in partnership con Image Entertainment.
Oggi diversi titoli sono disponibili su richiesta per gli abbonati Comcast e anche per lo streaming su Netflix.
Tra le serie che rientrano nel listino ci sono “
Kid's Commercials from the Golden Age of Television", "Hey Folks It's Intermission Time", "Campy Classroom Classics".

Something Weird” offre anche una linea “Shockers Sexy”, a cura del regista Frank Henenlotter.

Tra i titoli di culto distribuiti da SWV figurano “Basket Case”, “Blood Feast”, “The Wizard of Gore” e “Jail Bait”.

 

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Something Weird Video is an American film distributor company based in Seattle, Washington. They specialize in exploitation films, particularly the works of Harry Novak, Doris Wishman, David F. Friedman and Herschell Gordon Lewis. The company is named after Lewis' 1967 film Something Weird, and the logo is taken from that film's original poster art. Something Weird usually focus on B to Z movies. Something Weird has distributed well over 2,500 films to date.

The content offered by Something Weird runs the gamut of exploitation cinema. Subgenres offered include films centering on burlesque and striptease shows, nudist exposes and features, drug and driver's education shorts, stag and peepshow loops, softcore and hardcore shorts and features, sword-and-sandal spectaculars, spaghetti westerns, TV rarities, jungle films and films featuring all-black casts.

Something Weird initially offered their product on VHS with colorful covers using the original film artwork. In 1999 they made the transition to DVD, partnering with Image Entertainment to release their titles.

Something Weird videos are available on demand to Comcast subscribers.[4] Among the series of titles within their library are " Kid's Commercials from the Golden Age of Television", "Hey Folks It's Intermission Time" and "Campy Classroom Classics". There are also several titles available for streaming on Netflix.

Something Weird also offers an line called "Sexy Shockers". These films are selected by cult film director Frank Henenlotter.

Notable films to have been distributed by SWV include Basket Case, Blood Feast, The Wizard of Gore and Jail Bait.