Whispers and Cries: How Roger Corman and New World Pictures Got Into the Art Film Business

By Ryan Gowland As we finish off our month of #JuneGloom selections, we saw a lot of responses from people that were unaware of New World’s association with Ingmar Bergman and CRIES AND WHISPERS (check out our episode here). It’s easy to see Roger Corman, the person most associated with New World Pictures even in…

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New World Pictures and the Women in Prison Film

By Ryan Gowland New World’s fascination with the “women in prison” film can be blamed on two things: the Philippines and Larry Woolner. When Roger Corman started New World Pictures in 1970, he wasn’t immediately sure what kind of films he was going to make. He was already locked into a two-film deal with United…

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