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October 6, 2023

Ron Jeremy’s Sex World Girls

As a cinephile, I have some guiding principles that help me choose what to watch. One simple directive is to watch any and all science […]
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October 1, 2023

24 Thoughts On Michael Haneke’s "71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance" 

Austrian director Michael Haneke wrote and directed 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance in 1994. It consists of 71 scenes. Our lives have a […]
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September 17, 2023

Adventures In Underground Film With Jon Moritsugu and Amy Davis 

“For me, Mod Fuck Explosion was the culmination of the right amount of narrative and the right amount of sheer spectacle. Combine ‘em and you’ve […]
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September 3, 2023

Alex Proyas’ First Film: “Spirits Of The Air, Gremlins Of The Clouds”

Spirits Of The Air, Gremlins Of The Clouds was written, directed, and produced in 1989 by Alex Proyas. It was shot in a desert in […]
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August 31, 2023

I Couldn’t Wait For “End Of The World” To End

Oh my lord, this movie is boring! I watched the whole thing on 1.5x speed, but it still felt painfully slow. Nothing happens, I mean, […]
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August 20, 2023

Bewaffa Se Waffa Is A Lot More Than Just Another Bollywood Musical

When it was released in 1992, Bewaffa Se Waffa was not a big financial success. It seems audiences didn’t like the actor who played the […]
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August 16, 2023

Is Sex The Answer To Everything? Ms. Magnificent Is Gonna Find Out

Whether it is Superman, Black Panther, or Mighty Mouse, violence has always been the go-to solution for every superhero. If it can’t be solved with […]
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August 9, 2023

A Sexploitation Santo Movie?

The poster for this film bears the title El Vampiro y el Sexo, but on IMDb, the film is listed as Santo and Dracula's Treasure. […]
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August 6, 2023

The Russian Psyche As Seen In Vordum And Other Soviet Animations

Vordum: Price of Death is not for everyone. I grew up watching Ray Harryhausen films, and as a result, I have a deep abiding love […]
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August 2, 2023

The Megalodon And Me: A True Story

I think it was around 1978, and I hadn’t even seen Jaws. Jaws came out in '75, when I was 7, but you didn’t have […]
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July 30, 2023

Joel Landwehr’s Trashy, Smutty, Awful Films

You know you are in for something special when the film you’ve chosen for the evening’s entertainment opens with a finger-painted title card like this […]
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July 26, 2023

The Strange Career of Ulli Lommel

  You may not have heard of Ulli Lommel, but he is one interesting, little rabbit hole that can swiftly whisk you away into a strange […]
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July 23, 2023

"Daigoro vs Goliath:" Kaiju Comedy Or Subversive Propaganda?

Daigoro vs Goliath is a 1972 Japanese Kaiju movie that seems to target very young children, even younger than films like Son of Godzilla from […]
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July 19, 2023

Attack Of The Beast Creature

Do you like looking at trees? Do you like looking at people looking at trees? Well, do I have a movie for you! It’s absolutely […]
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July 16, 2023

Arch Abler’s Post-Apocalyptic Film "Five"

How many movies from the 1950s open with the same footage of an atomic bomb exploding? How many begin with an atomic bomb exploding followed […]
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July 9, 2023

Bill Plympton’s "Mutant Aliens"

I was first introduced to Bill Plympton in the mid-1980s when, as an adolescent, I sat in front of the newly founded MTV, greedily absorbing […]
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July 2, 2023

William Castle’s Meta Horror Movie "The Tingler"

William Castle’s 1959 film The Tingler is legendary. Not for the movie itself, but for what Castle did to the audience. I had heard before […]
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June 25, 2023

A Forgotten Soviet Era Gem “The New Devil of Hellsbottom”

With the number of films produced in the twentieth century, I suppose it is inevitable that some truly wonderful ones will slip through the cracks. […]
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June 21, 2023

"Black Devil Doll From Hell" and "Black Devil Doll"

It’s not easy to make a movie. It’s really very, very hard, so maybe cut Chester Novell Turner a little slack. When he set out […]
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June 18, 2023

"Fist Of The North Star:" From Manga to Anime to Live Action

Yoshiyuki Okamura and Tetsuo Hara’s manga, Fist Of The North Star, was the best-selling manga of the 1980s. Okamura AKA Buronson wrote the stories and […]
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June 7, 2023

Trying To Make Sense Of "The Garbage Pail Kids Movie"

I think the best place to begin is with the Cabbage Patch Kids craze. I was in junior high when the round-faced little dolls hit […]
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May 21, 2023

 John Cassavetes’s Incomparable Film "A Woman Under The Influence"

A Woman Under The Influence is an extraordinary film. I imagine what comes to mind first for most people when they think of A Woman […]
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May 17, 2023

The Fishman Diaries: It’s Alive

Stay in the city, never leave the safety of concrete and skyscrapers. The bucolic corn fields and rolling green hills of middle America are full […]
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May 14, 2023

B-Robo Kabutack: Christmas War

I’m 9 minutes and 24 seconds into B-Robo Kabutack: Christmas War and already I am overwhelmed. So many insane things have pummeled my eyeballs, I […]
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