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Newswire: Something Weird partners with AGFA to restore wonderfully sleazy drive-in films

Something Weird Video has been doing the dark lord’s work since 1990, distributing all the best (and worst) exploitation movies from the ’60s and ’70s and treating them with more respect than most of them deserve. Now, the Alamo Drafthouse’s American Genre Film Archive (the largest non-profit genre film archive in the world) is joining forces with Something Weird, and the duo has just announced the first wave of Something Weird titles to receive new 4k digital transfers and distribution to home video and select theaters in 2017.

First among the titles is 1971’s The Zodiac Killer, which screened at this year’s Fantastic Fest. The film, made by a California business man in hopes of catching the actual Zodiac Killer, is a sleazy slasher tale featuring a character named Grover who gives Donald Trump a run for his money in the misogyny and awful hair departments …

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