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Let Us Press Pley: Jus Oborn Of Electric Wizard's Favourite Horror Films
Harry Sword , October 31st, 2017 10:08

Electric Wizard grand magus Jus Oborn talks to Harry Sword about a lifetime of immersion in the outposts of horror, sleaze and exploitation cinema, why 'heavy' isn't about the peddles and amps you use and the importance of playing the long game.


Venus In Furs
This is a brilliant movie. It's that whole femme fatale thing. That feeling of doom, being drawn down to hell. But you'll love it anyway. And she'll be wearing boots as well!. I've always been interested in that - it's a classic doom metal theme. The movie variates on that theme - it isn't based on the book. But all Jess Franco movies have the same theme which is essentially this: 'whatever I attempt to do, whoever I attempt to be I will always be a victim of my genetic coding. I quite like his jungle movies too - stuff like Sadomania and all of that. You must have certain scenes with the prison films - the shower scene; the checking for drugs; the lesbian warden; the nice governess. It must adhere to all of it, you feel cheated if they miss one of the archetypal set pieces.