Buio Omega (aka Beyond the Darkness) (Joe D’Amato, 1979)

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Gore? Check. Necrophilia? Check. Adult breastfeeding? Check. Torture? Check. Cannibalism? Check. Depraved love & obsession? Check. This little transgressive horror ‘sploiter will knock your dick in the dirt! Duane: Ah, Buio Omega. Arguably one of D’Amato’s most notorious films that … Continued

Recap! Rewind! Redux! – March 2015

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We thought we’d start a monthly(ish) series where we reflect on recently watched films that have had a significant impact on us, whether they be mind-blowingly brilliant or so god-awful that we just can’t help but blather on about it. So … Continued

The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (aka L’orrible segreto del Dr. Hichcock) (Riccardo Freda, 1962)

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In 1885 London, a brilliant doctor with a taste for necrophilia runs into problems when his sexual proclivities leave his wife in a coffin.       It seems a miracle that this could have been released as far back … Continued

Bloodsucking Freaks (aka The Incredible Torture Show, Sardu: Master of the Screaming Virgins) (Joel M. Reed, 1976)

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A modern-day Grand Guignol theatre run by Master Sardu and his dwarf assistant Ralphus perform shows of sadism and torture for a sold out audience. Ironically, what the patrons of this twisted art show don’t realize is that the atrocities … Continued

Ed Gein (aka In the Light of the Moon) (Chuck Parello, 2000)

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This is, without a doubt, the most accurate biographical crime/drama/thriller about the notorious grave-robbing, mother-worshipping, cannibal artist-of-death, Ed Gein. I love this fucking movie. This is coming from someone who has had a fascination with true-crime since I was forcibly … Continued

Seeding of a Ghost (Chuan Yang, 1983)

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A taxi driver in Hong Kong is cursed for “interrupting black magic” after he hits a sorcerer with his cab. When his lascivious wife is raped, beaten and killed, he seeks out the sorcerer to lift the curse and exact … Continued

The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer (David R. Bowen,1993)

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  This is a fictionalized, low-budget but surprisingly well-done true-crime story of the notorious serial killer, cannibal and necrophile: Jeffrey Dahmer.  Apartment 213 in the house, yo! I have a history with this movie. It started out innocently enough in … Continued

Take Me Naked (Michael and Roberta Findlay, 1966)

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A naked slut rolls around with other naked sluts while a bum peeps on her from across the street in his tenement apartment between bouts of unconsciousness and drinking. What in the holy fuck. The DVD cover promised homicidal rage! … Continued

Jörg Buttgereit: Retrospective of a Genre Auteur

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Jörg Buttgereit. He needs no introduction. His admittedly limited run as a genre director may be small but the impact of these films is immeasurable. His vision, his style, the controversial subject matter; all of these things have been admired … Continued

Drácula Contra Frankenstein (aka Dracula, Prisoner of Frankenstein) (Jesús Franco, 1972)

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After the discovery of the murder of yet another nubile innocent victim in a sleepy (we assume Eastern European) town, Dr. Seward (Alberto Dalbés; The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein) sets out to rid the world of the dastardly Count Dracula (Howard … Continued