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October 11, 2021

Buddhism In The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter

BuddhismThe way Buddhism is presented in The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter reveals certain core problems with how Buddhism developed after Siddhartha’s death. Siddhartha did not write his […]
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October 11, 2021

Vibeke Idsøe’s Body Troopers

Body Troopers is a Norwegian Children’s film from 1996. It may be billed as a children’s film, and have children as the main characters but there […]
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October 11, 2021

The Swamp Of Lost Souls: The Gothic, Cowboy, Monster, Mystery Movie!

Let’s go south of the border and picture us a little scene. It’s a sweltering hot day in the Mexican countryside. The buzzards glide low […]
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October 11, 2021

Sadko, A Soviet Feast For The Eyes

Sadko was directed by Aleksandr Ptushko in 1953. It was an adaptation of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera, Sadko which in turn was based on even older Russian mythology. The […]
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October 11, 2021

The Cornucopia That Is Aadmi Aur Insaan

There is a sweet spot when it comes to Bollywood musicals and Aadmi Aur Insaan is nestled right in it. It was made in 1969, during […]
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October 11, 2021

A Visual Summary of Starbabe

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October 11, 2021

Journey To The Center Of Time Or At Least To The Center Of A Lot Of Stock Footage

This film is sure to give you nightmares if you are a scientist. The onslaught of ridiculous inaccuracies could traumatize someone with a PhD or […]
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October 11, 2021

Noir Meets Horror In Jacques Tourneur’s Curse Of The Demon

With a name like Curse Of The Demon, I thought I was in for another typical dose of campy costumes and screaming ingénues. I didn’t even […]
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October 11, 2021

What The Hell Is Shanks?

The movie Shanks answers the question of what Tim Burton would write if he were locked in a box for a couple of years and fed a […]
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October 11, 2021

Zoltan Spencer's Sisters In Leather

​If Russ Meyer and Godard got in a fist fight Russ would probably kick Godard’s ass but if after the dust settled they decided to collaborate […]
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October 11, 2021

You Are Not Ready For Heaven And Hell

Chang Cheh’s Heaven And Hell is a once in a lifetime experience that will have you slack-jawed and stunned before you can cry for help. It’s a […]
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October 11, 2021

The “Nothing But A Camera And Costume” Genre

You would need a pretty big dumpster to accommodate all the films that have been made with nothing but a camera and a costume. Films […]
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October 10, 2021

Big Meat Eater, Not Bad For A Bad Movie

Once you have the grinder set up and a bucket in place shove Pee Wee Herman in there. Wait for the bowtie to be fully […]
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October 10, 2021

Heritage And Identity In The Night of Counting the Years

As an American, I live in a place where almost nothing predates the 1600 hundreds. American history is above all short. Chicago, the city where […]
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October 10, 2021

Superzan And The Space Boy

Carmen and her father are going for stroll in the hills when they see a cheaply made flying saucer land in a field. A gold-colored […]
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October 9, 2021

Giuseppe De Santis’s Bitter Rice

There is a tension between the everyday and the cinematic that runs through Giuseppe De Santis’s 1949 film Bitter Rice. The movie is set in a […]
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October 9, 2021

The Strange Case Of Dr. Sex

Nudie Cutie movies are a very particular phenomenon. They existed for a short time in the mid-twentieth century and were designed to sell pornography without […]
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October 9, 2021

Jack Hill’s Spider Baby

Spider Baby was writer and director Jack Hill’s first film. He managed to pluck Lon Chaney out of alcoholic exile long enough to be his leading […]
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October 9, 2021

Shot/Reverse Shot Madness In Bandhi Darwaza

Bandhi Darwaza is a two-and-half-hour, Bollywood, musical, vampire, movie. It’s campy and over the top but the vampire is actually pretty good. His makeup and movements […]
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October 8, 2021

Wonder Woman Shmunder Shmuman The Philippines Has Someone Better, Darna!

Fed up with giant, money-soaked, CGI cartoons? Bored by Hollywood’s pathetic attempt at feminism? Stupefied by the same old plot? The Philippines has a remedy […]
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October 7, 2021

Vibrations — What If Bergman Made A Nudie Film?

Vibrations was written and directed by Joseph Sarno. During his 40 year career, Sarno directed 125 films, 75 of which he also wrote. In the 1960s […]
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October 7, 2021

Godzilla vs. Hedora: Not Your Typical Kaiju Fare

Considering the iconic status Godzilla already had in the 1960s it would have been intimidating for any director to be tasked with making the next […]
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October 6, 2021

Tomu Uchida’s Beautiful Film Love, Thy Name Be Sorrow

Love, Thy Name Be Sorrow is based on a Japanese folktale. It is not a hero’s journey but Joseph Campbell would recognize the narrative elements involving […]
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October 5, 2021

Schoolgirl Report Series: Germany's Guilty Pleasure

Ah! The School Girl Report series from Germany, sigh. There are 14 of these gems spanning the entirety of the 70’s, the golden decade of […]
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