The brainchild of editor/writer/legend Michael Helms, Fatal Visions is largely unknown by cineastes outside Australia but, I would say, is definitely something that should be sought out by anyone who loves films of a less-than-commercial nature from a bygone era.
The individual editions themselves are as rare as hen’s teeth. BUT, in his infinite wisdom, Michael has released two volumes as a ‘best of’ Fatal Visions – Fatal Visions: The Wonder Years (1988-1989) and Fatal Visions: The Golden Age (1990-1998). I appear in the latter book, of which you can see the back cover and a couple of insider pages below.
The feature image for this blog post is the cover of The Golden Age – Michael Helms sporting a bullet to the head (fine title for a film).