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Thursday, 12 March 2009

Electric Sheep Springs on Tainted Love

The all new spring issue of Electric Sheep Magzine, featuring illustrations by Oli Smith, Emma Price and Tom Humberstone and a new comic strip by Mark Stafford, focuses on Tainted Love to celebrate the release of the sweet and bloody pre-teen vampire romance Let the Right One In, with articles on incestuous cinematic siblings, François Ozon’s tales of tortuous relationships, destructive passion in Nic Roeg’s Bad Timing, Julio Medem’s ambiguous lovers and nihilistic tenderness from Kôji Wakamatsu.

Alex Fitch also reviews Timecrimes, in which a man who accidentally travels back into the past and meets himself, and looks at the similarities between Wall-E and the Planet of the Apes (!), Tania Glyde discusses her 'alter-ego' in The Last Seduction and Virginie Selavy interviews Tomas Alfredson, author of Let the Right one in...

Electric Sheep Magazine is available in good UK bookshops now and available online (with a 15% disconut) at www.wallflowerpress.co.uk/category/electric-sheep

• More info at www.electricsheepmagazine.co.uk/magazine.html


• The March digital edition of Electric Sheep Magazine is online now and includes a review of Watchmen by Alex Fitch, Not Quite Hollywood and Bronson by Mark Stafford and a round table discussion of the short films of Jeff Keen by Tania Glyde, Alex Fitch and Kim Morgan

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