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Book review: Extreme Cinema: The Transgressive Rhetoric of Today’s Art Film Culture – Author Mattias Frey

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“Extreme Cinema: The Transgressive Rhetoric of Today’s Art Film Culture” marks the next addition into the handful of books published on this category of film genre. The subject of extremism in films is by no means a new concept, but one that has gotten pushed from out from the purely underground circuit to new audiences with the emergence of new …

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Disturbing Movies: What We’re Talking About When We Talk About Extreme Cinema

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These are the movies that you qualify with disclaimers like “This isn’t for everyone” or “Not your typical _____ movie.” They are controversial, they are disturbing, they tend to push the boundaries, not only of cinema but also of good taste. They might shock you, they might upset you, they might even offend you. These are the movies that demand …

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Extreme Cinema: Film’s Darkest Moments for Strong Stomachs and Minds

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Extreme Cinema is not entirely a new classification (hence the fairly in-adequate wiki listing) but one that was attached to a genre of horror that challenges the limits of what we have been exposed to over the years. With television, cable, and pay TV taking things “much further” in recent years, that gray line has become awful thin. Certainly fans …

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Film Review: Snuff 102 (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Snuff 102 is an Argentinean underground hardcore gore film directed by filmmaker Mariano Peralta. The film was premiered at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival in 2007, creating a commotion among the audience. Some of them claimed scenes in the film were real. A young reporter begins to unravel the secrets of an underground myth… snuff films. Soon …

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Extreme Cinema: Top 25 Most Disturbing Films of all time – part3

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11) (TIED CHOICES) “Scrapbook” (2000), “The Girl Next Door” (2007), “Breaking Her Will” (2009), “Poughkeepsie Tapes” (2007) (straight from Wikipedia) Scrapbook is a horror film about a young woman who is kidnapped, held captive, and repeatedly beaten and raped for several days. The title refers to a scrapbook that her captor uses as a record of the ordeals of his …

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Extreme Cinema: Top 25 Most Disturbing Films of all time – part2

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__________________THE LIST___________________   1) “The Guinea Pig Collection” (1980’S) – 7 FILMS This collection has long been the reigning champ for its purely visceral lack of humanity. Extreme torture, extreme gore….it really doesn’t get much more bare bones than this. The trouble either is that the films are not that good. They are simply pieces for extreme sake only. Viewers often …

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Extreme Cinema: Top 25 Most Disturbing Films of All Time – part1

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The most disgusting, SHOCKING, depraved, EXPLOITATION, GORIEST, unsettling, sickest, disturbing films of all time!  “When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.” – Nietzsche.   Disclaimer: The fictional films mentioned in this list range in  just about every twisted perversion imaginable. They should only be viewed by adults with strong stomachs and minds. They ARE NOT …

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