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January 25, 2023

Abel Ferrara’s The Driller Killer Is More Than Just A Slasher Film 

The Driller Killer is a priceless artifact from New York City in the 1970s. It’s a rich nugget of cinema that is greater than the […]
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January 18, 2023

Portrait In Crystal: Entertaining Nonsense.

 Somewhere in the mess of images I just sat through is a movie… probably. There’s no discernible plot or meaning, but there was a lot […]
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January 15, 2023

Ron Ormond’s The Monster And The Stripper

Ron Ormond's The Exotic Ones AKA The Monster And The Stripper opens with what I affectionately call the “point and look montage.“ It’s a common trope in both […]
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January 4, 2023

Shahram Mokri’s Innovative Fish and Cat

I have seen four films that were shot in one take:Victoria, Russian Ark, The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open, and now Shahram Mokri's […]
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January 1, 2023

Michael Findlay’s Shriek Of The Mutilated

The 1974 film Shriek Of The Mutilated begins with a series of drawings that document the existence of a Yeti, or at least a high […]
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December 21, 2022

The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living And Became Mixed Up Zombies

The main problem with The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living And Became Mixed-Up Zombies is the title. The title is comical, and so sets […]
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December 11, 2022

The Wicked City: Live Action vs Anime

I watched the live-action version of Wicked City not knowing that an anime version preceded it. Knowing that the live-action version was based on an […]
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December 4, 2022

Kung Fu From Beyond The Grave: Taoism vs The Undead

The Shaw Brothers were the biggest and most prolific producers of kung fu films in history. Within the kung fu genre, the brothers divided their […]
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October 30, 2022

Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia’s Darkly Atmospheric H.

H. is a quiet film. Not very much happens, but it isn’t slow. It’s a tense mystery that builds gradually and never relents. H. summons […]
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October 23, 2022

Mark Region’s Horrendous “film”After Last Season

After Last Season is a top contender for the worst movie ever made. I’m not sure if it is as bad as Bat Pussy, but […]
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October 19, 2022

H. Tjut Djalil’s Dangerous Seductress

I can’t understand how a movie like Dangerous Seductress got made. As close as I can figure, someone must have had too much money lying around and […]
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October 9, 2022

The Bride And The Beast: A Primer On Sex And Gender

There is no shortage of gorilla suit movies. Whether it is Sasquatch, an alien who happens to look like a gorilla, a monster that happens […]
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August 31, 2022

The Beauties And The Beast And The Geek: Or How To Abuse A Gorilla Suit

I believe it was Joseph Campbell who said that the essential ingredients for making a hero’s journey epic are a protagonist, an antagonist, and a […]
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August 28, 2022

Examining Persuasion in Await Further Instructions and Bird Box

2018 was a rough year. It was the height of the Brexit controversy and two years into the Trump Presidency. It was also the year Await […]
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August 24, 2022

The Nest Of The Cuckoo Birds: A Gothic Noir Mixture of Psycho And Jane Eyre 

It was the poster that caught my eye first. The weird Matisse-inspired graphics and the words “Sadism,” “Quack Love,” and “Horror” emblazoned in red made The […]
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August 7, 2022

The Coffin Joe Trilogy: Or Nietzsche Gonna Getcha’

It all begins with a dark admonition from a cackling witch. Breaking the fourth wall, she waves a skull at the camera and says, “There […]
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July 27, 2022

Class of 1999: The 1980s In A Nasty, But Thoroughly Entertaining, Little Nutshell

One day your children will turn to you and ask what the 1980s were like, and you won't know how to answer because you won't […]
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July 20, 2022

Favorite Scenes No.29: Us

Jordan Peele made his film Us in 2019. It is a complex film dealing with the concept of “the other.” Donald Trump was president at the time […]
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July 17, 2022

Brunello Rondi’s Il demonio

The further south you travel in Italy the more Italian Italians get. People from Milan might as well be French, but go south to Naples, […]
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July 6, 2022

Norbet Moutier’s Ogroff AKA Mad Mutilator

In reviewing Ogroff, the prestigious New York Times film critic Joseph A. Ziemba wrote that the film was a gore-drenched... European pastiche of American slashers” and I […]
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June 12, 2022

Premutos: Fallen Angel

Premutos: Fallen Angel doesn’t have a lot going for it except an awesome narrator and a seemingly endless supply of fake blood, but if you’re […]
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May 22, 2022

Doris Wishman’s A Night To Dismember

Anyone can make a bad movie, what makes Doris Wishman’s A Night To Dismember stand out is how exceptionally bad it is. You simply don’t come across […]
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April 17, 2022

Examining Mitchell Lichtenstein’s Teeth

Teeth is one nasty piece of work. It has some of the trappings of a horror-comedy but it gets pretty rough. The premise is simple enough, […]
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January 23, 2022

The Mask: A Kinda Jungian Horror Thingy

The Mask was made in 1961 the year that Carl Jung died. There are four writers credited for the story that The Mask was based on: Franklin Delessert, […]
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