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Film Review: Le Necrophile (2004)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A story of a very ordinary man who just happens to be necrophile. (He is also like to eat cockroaches.) Problems begins when his pretty orphan cousin came to live with him… REVIEW: Here’s something funny I’ve noticed about necrophilia – it seems that at least half of the movies dealing with this taboo subject are warm, …

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Film Review: Stille Nacht (1969)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A Materialaktion (an art performance/happening in which objects are used to create an art piece) by Viennese Aktionist Otto Muehl. The setting is a solemn Christmas celebration REVIEW: Austrian artist and filmmaker Otto Muehl was the co-founder of, and one of the main participants in, the Viennese Actionism “movement” (see also Gunter Brus, Kurt Kren, Hermann …

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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: Intimacy (2001)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: 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 …

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