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Alex Stapleton’s “Corman’s World” Coming Out On DVD and Blu-Ray March 27

Alex Stapleton's "Corman's World" Coming Out On DVD and Blu-Ray March 27

Last month Cynthia profiled African-American female director Alex Stapleton, who directed the documentary Corman’s World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel, about the life and career of B movie king and genuine filmmaking legend Roger Corman.

Not only do his films represent, I think, the best and certainly most entertaining in B movie genre filmmaking from the 50’s through the 70’s, but it was Corman himself who gave so many important actors and directors their start in filmmaking such as James Cameron, Joe Dante, Martin Scorsese, Jonathan Demme, Robert De Niro, Francis Ford Coppola, Jack Nicholson… The list would stretch to Mars and back.

Movies as we know them today would not have exsisted if it wasn’t for Corman and, as far as I’m concerned, the man who introduced Pam Grier to the world deserves a statue in his honor in every city everywhere.

But the good news is that if you missed it, Corman’s World will be coming out on standard DVD and blu-ray on March 27th from Anchor Bay Entertainment

To read Cynthia’s earlier piece on Stapleton and her struggles to make her film go HERE; below is a photo of Stapleton with the man himself Roger Corman.

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EC Forde

UK readers might be interested to know that the film gets its UK Premiere as part of PictureHouse cinemaa Culture Shock programme. On 21st February in a number of cinemas across the country at 9pm.
Its Scottish premiere is on 24 February as part of Glasgow FrightFest.
For more see:
http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/film/Cormans_World_Exploits_Of_A_Hollywood_Rebel

James Madison

Really good documentary. I got the impression that all the personalities interviewed really wanted to convey their Corman stories. I was really surprised at Jack Nicholson's emotional reaction during his interview.

I believe Alex mentioned that there will be some bonus material on the DVD. I am curious to see it.

Gina

Awesome! After I saw the Trailer, I purchased How I Made 100 Movies and Never Lost a Dime- Hilarious and informative. Can't wait to see the DVD.

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