New 4K transfers of titles from Something Weird library

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  1. Katatonia

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    I think Diabolik jumped the gun a little. It has a Vinegar Syndrome "tag" on the Diabolik page, so it'll almost certainly be available at VS.
     
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    I just watched She Freak. As we all know, it's Todd Browning's Freaks viewed through the go-go glasses of the 1960's. Not a lot happens. I still had a good time. Here, the villainess isn't so much a schemer as she's an opportunist who uses different men to satisfy different needs, marrying a rich guy while having sex with a hot carny. The latter is distractingly good looking, and unfortunately the actor only played two a couple of minor tv roles and directed a couple of movies I've never heard of but which sound like pornos (one bearing the title The Adult Version of Jekyll and Hide). Apart from a cheesy eye appliance, the final freak looks quite good, but oddly, there are not really any human oddities on display during the climax. Much of the movie is simply scenes from the carnival - people enjoying rides and amusements. The carnival also features a strip show, but the only character we see topless is the womanizing ride operator. Now, all this may not sound like much of a recommendation, but the period and location charm coupled with the charisma of the actors made it a pleasurable viewing experience for me. Claire Brennen handles both the sultry and the bitchy aspects of her character well. Interestingly, Brennen had a secret relationship with a co-star which lasted nine years, according to IMDB. No, not with the studly Lee Raymond...

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    ...but rather, the 3' 11" tall Felix Silla.

    Anyway, despite the odd cigarette burn and a few shift in color saturation, She Freak looks excellent for its vintage and budget.
     
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