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October 20, 2021

I Love It From Behind is Not What You Think it is, or Maybe it is.

What did I just watch? I’m not sure if it was art-house or grind-house or what. It was directed by Kôyû Ohara, who makes pinku […]
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October 20, 2021

Favorite Scenes №6: Tampopo

In 1985 Juzo Itami made a film about food called Tampopo. There is a central story about a woman learning how to make Ramen but […]
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October 19, 2021

The House On Bare Mountain: Nudity for the Desperate

You really have to be starved for a peek at the female anatomy to find this film worth watching. I’m thinking the optimal target audience for […]
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October 19, 2021

Just in time for Christmas It’s A Porn Film Called I Saw Jesus Die

Oh my god, this is a bad film. Whatever your concept of low budget trash is, you’re gonna need a shovel to dig to a […]
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October 19, 2021

Carnal Encounters of The Barest Kind

In 1964 Justice Potter Stewart heard a case where he was obliged to define hardcore pornography. He wrote the following in his final opinion “under the […]
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October 18, 2021

Roller Blade: Naked Nuns vs. A Man With A Puppet.

​We need to get something straight right from the beginning. It’s Roller Blade, not Rollerblade. It’s women in skimpy leotards with butterfly knives on roller-skates, hence Roller Blade. […]
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October 18, 2021

The Amityville Horror

Samuel Z. Arkoff and his production company American International are responsible for a diverse range of B movies, productions like, Beach Blanket Bingo, Bikini Beach, Blacula, […]
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October 18, 2021

Favorite Scenes №4: Spirited Away

Hayao Miyazaki released his anime film Spirited Away in 2001. The film is dense with layered meaning and steeped in traditional Japanese folk tales. Many of the […]
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October 17, 2021

Majid Majidi’s The Color of Paradise

The Color of Paradise was both written and directed by Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi. It’s an intense and touching drama about a young blind boy and […]
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October 17, 2021

Pandora And The Magic Box

Its not clear what Joseph Sarno thought he was doing when he wrote and directed this “film” in 1965. Pandora And The Magic Box is equal parts […]
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October 16, 2021

Favorite Scenes №2: Rashomon

Akira Kurosawa made Rashomon in 1950. The world of Rashomon is a tense chess game played by three characters. The game is less about strategy and more […]
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October 16, 2021

Ulrike Ottinger’s Freak Orlando: A Very Queer Journey

How about a mix of Peter Greenaway, Pier Pasolini, Kenneth Anger, and Pierre at Gille? Maybe add a little Alejandro Jodorowsky and a Joel Peter […]
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October 15, 2021

The Wizard Of Ahhs

First, take a deep breath. Now imagine a future where women are so fed up with the violent nature of men that they banish all […]
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October 15, 2021

Embrujada: Sometimes Making A Movie Badly Makes It Better

Embrujada answers the question what would a Buñuel film look like if Buñuel had no money, no talent, and very little skill. However, it is Embrujada’s […]
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October 15, 2021

The X Rated Alice In Wonderland Musical And Other Alice Related Atrocities

Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland was written by Charles Dodgson in 1865. Lewis Carroll was a pen name. Over the last century and a half, it has […]
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October 15, 2021

Take A Cruise On The Ship Of Monsters!

Forgive me but as a science geek, the introductory lines of this film are too offensive to remain unaddressed. We open with a disembodied narrator […]
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October 14, 2021

Favorite Scenes №1: Nosferatu

In 1922 Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau filmed the climactic end to his film Nosferatu. Our heroine, Ellen, sits cowering in her bed as the vampire enters her […]
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October 14, 2021

Is Schumacher’s "Falling Down" A Satire?

Beginning with its release in 1993 Joel Schumacher’s film, Falling Down, divided audiences and critics alike. The conflict boils down to whether or not Falling Down succeeds as a […]
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October 14, 2021

Raj Kapoor’s Landmark Opus Awaara

Raj Kapoor’s 1951 Bollywood epic Awaara is 2 hours and 45 minutes long. More than enough time to deliver two plots, ten musical numbers, a Busby Berkley […]
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October 14, 2021

Attack Of The Transexual Übermenschen in Wild Wild Planet

“How can this be commander? Is this the workings of a mad scientist, black magic, or mumbo jumbo? A nightmare? Nothing of the sort. This […]
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October 13, 2021

Shin’ya Tsukamoto’s Hiruko The Goblin

This is not your typical Shin’ya Tsukamoto film. If you’ve seen the two Tetsuo films, don’t expect something as intense or insane as that. Hiruko The […]
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October 13, 2021

Hot Thrills And Warm Chills: A Mardi Gras Thriller

Let me make clear from the outset that if the soundtrack for this film were available I would shove that sucker in my cd player […]
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October 13, 2021

A Disastrous And Wonderful Film Called Horror Of The Blood Monsters

I knew nothing about The Horror Of The Blood Monsters when I innocently clicked “play” and sat back in my chair. It’s a low budget piece of junk […]
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October 13, 2021

Three Films That Keep Coming Up: The Wizard of Oz, Psycho, And DeepThroat.

After writing 204 articles about film I have noticed there are three movies that keep coming up, The Wizard of OZ, Psycho, and Deep Throat. These are […]
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