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Film Review: 6/64: Mama und Papa (Materialaktion Otto Muhl) (short film) (1964)

SYNOPSIS: A short and EXPLICIT art film from Otto Mühl and Kurt Kren. REVIEW: Kurt Kren, the director of 6/64: Mama und Papa (Materialaktion Otto Muhl), is quite an interesting figure. He was an Austrian avant-garde filmmaker, involved in creating a series of experimental films over the years. He became a part of the early punk scene in Houston, Texas, …

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Film Review: Touch of Death (1988)

SYNOPSIS: Getting bored with the dating game and racking up a series of hefty gambling debts, a slobby middle-aged man begins murdering women then stealing their money and valuables afterwards. But Lester Parson is no average murderous thief – he takes great pleasure in his imaginative acts of violence, gruesomely bludgeoning his victims to death or casually roasting their heads …

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Film Review: Intimacy (2001)

SYNOPSIS: Two people with bad marriages get together, trying to enjoy at least one part of their lives. What they find is more devastation and despair. REVIEW: Intimacy is a movie that is notorious for its real, unsimulated sex scenes. It’s starring Mark Rylance, a recent Oscar winner for Bridge of Spies, and Kerry Fox, a person who has given an on-screen …

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Film Review: Fat Girl (2001)

SYNOPSIS: Two sisters confront their sexual attitudes and experiences while on a family holiday. REVIEW: As a horror fanboy whose viewing schedule averages about a movie a day, I frequently get depressed by how little shocks me anymore. After all, I cut my teeth on selections from the “video nasties” list and have seen enough onscreen torture, mutilation, rape, and …

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Film Review: This Violent World (1976)

SYNOPSIS: A mondo film from 1976, This Violent World gives the viewer an inside look at violent traditions and practices from around the world. REVIEW: Mondo films have a long history, filled with bizarre footage and social commentary. This Violent World carries on that “proud” tradition, contrasting the violence in the natural world with the violence committed by mankind. We are shown …

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Film Review: Gloria Mundi (Tortura) (1976)

SYNOPSIS: A young actress throws herself into her work, unwittingly becoming a terrorist in the process. REVIEW: The film opens with a young actress sitting in a bathtub, listening to her director’s instructions through a radio/recording device. Hamdias, the mysterious director, has gone missing for the time being, but has recorded his direction for her to practice her acting at …

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Film Review: Good Wife (short film from The Profane Exhibit) (2013)

REVIEW: Remember how excited we all were when we first heard about The Profane Exhibit? In case you haven’t heard of it, or maybe can’t remember anymore, it was an extreme horror anthology film announced back in 2011 that, by all accounts, was going to blow everyone’s mind. The collection of filmmakers brought together was the stuff of legends: Ruggero …

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