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

Rate This Movie 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 …

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Film Review: Touch of Death (1988)

Rate This Movie 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 …

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Film Review: This Violent World (1976)

Rate This Movie 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. …

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Film Review: Gloria Mundi (Tortura) (1976)

Rate This Movie 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 …

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