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Film Review: Ultimo Mondo Cannibale (1977)


SYNOPSIS An oil prospector escapes from capture by a primitive cannibal tribe in the Philippine rain forest and heads out to locate his missing companion and their plane to return home. REVIEW: You already know Cannibal Holocaust, director Ruggero Deodato’s most (in)famous film to date, but did you know that he actually had a “cannibal trilogy,” Cannibal Holocaust (1980) being …

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Unearthed Films and Ruggero Deodato Presents ATROZ and LILITH’S HELL


Unearthed Films is proud to present Lex Ortega’s ATROZ! Presented by Ruggero Deodato, master of the cannibal genre with Cannibal Holocaust. Directed by Lex Ortega, “Barbaros Mexico and sound designer for Frankensteins Army” succeeds in making the most intense gore film in the history of Mexican Cinema! “Atroz/Atrocious is a film that portrays the story of two serial killers. After …

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Video Nasties: The Darkest Films of Yesterday


‘Video Nasty‘ was a term coined in Britain around 1982 which applied to certain films distributed on video cassette that were criticised by the media and various religious organisations for their violent content. While cinema violence had been regulated by the British Board of Film Censorship for many years, the lack of regulations for video sales (combined with the claim …

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Chimères (2013)


SYNOPSIS: While on holidays in Romania with his girlfriend Livia, Alexandre is hit by a car. He is rushed to the hospital where he has to undergo a blood transfusion. On his return home he seems to suffer from a strange disease, convinced that contaminated blood runs through his veins. After all isn’t Romania the land of legendary bloodsuckers? Livia …

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Film Review: Body Count (1987)


SYNOPSIS: Your typical gang of 80’s stereotypes (unwisely) decide to camp at an old campsite in the middle of nowhere. Unfortunately for them a curse has been placed on the land and as a result a shaman (who isn’t quite human) roams the woods, violently killing anyone who happens to cross his path. Soon the campers are brutally killed off …

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Film Review: Cannibal Holocaust (1980)


  SYNOPSIS: Censored in several countries for its gratuitous violence, this controversial faux documentary from director Ruggero Deodato presents footage from a team of New York University filmmakers mysteriously lost in the Amazon jungle. The film, allegedly recovered by Professor Harold Moore, reveals the deplorable treatment of a tribe of suspected South American cannibals and, ultimately, the fate of the …

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Film Review: House on the Edge of The Park (1980)


SYNOPSIS: Time to party hardy. Hardly! It’s more like time to bail when two psychotics gate-crash a perfectly delightful get-together and turn it into a gore-fest with a huge body count. Directed by Ruggero Deodato, House on the Edge of the Park makes no pretense — it’s an exploitation flick complete with ritualistic torture. REVIEW: Written by: Gianfranco Clerici and …

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