Beneficial Shock! is a bi-annual magazine for film lovers and illustration enthusiasts that champions progressive thinking from contemporary image-makers. Rather than your standard film magazine full of reviews, celebrity news and press images, Beneficial Shock! aims to use illustration, and visual storytelling in humorous and unconventional ways to expressively interpret film related content.
Issue 5 lifts the lid on the covert alliance between Hollywood and the US military, exposes the deceptive nature of cinema's hype machine and looks at the dire consequences that result when parents keep dark secrets from their offspring. We throw some fun stuff into the mix of course including a selection of memorable movie masks and a rogues gallery of Coen Brothers detectives, amongst many other illustrative delights. A great magazine.