It's The End Of The World As We Know It
Stand-up comics, biker wars, special agents, zombie hordes.
Deadly duels, deserted lands, space adventures, punk bands.
Dystopian futures, talking creatures, Ozploitation, corrupt teachers.
It may be the end of the world but with this ARROW Season you’ll be feeling fine.
Stand-up comedy can be a cut-throat business, but in Sam Coex's world, it's downright murder! From the annals of bizarre cinema comes perhaps the most bizarre one of them all - 1985's The Comic!
In a dystopian police state reality of indeterminate time and place, orange bouffant-haired comedian ...
Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway
What do you get when you cross Afro-futurism, Cold War paranoia, the dystopian world of Philip K. Dick and 60s exploitation cinema, along with a hefty dose of Lynchian surrealism? The answer: 'Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway', the second feature by Miguel Llanso ('Crumbs') and one of the m...
The first feature film by director Miguel Llansó (Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway), Crumbs is a surreal, romantic, post-apocalyptic adventure set against a backdrop of Afrofuturism - a recurrent theme in Llansó's work. In a dystopian post-apocalyptic world, the various wars that tear our c...
Dead End Drive-In
1986 • Australia • Directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith
One of Quentin Tarantino’s favourite directors, Brian Trenchard-Smith was a key figure in the Ozploitation movement, responsible for The Man from Hong Kong, Stunt Rock, Turkey Shoot, BMX Bandits… and dystopian cult classic Dead-End Drive In!
Burst City is an explosive Molotov cocktail of dystopian sci-fi, Mad Max-style biker wars against yakuza gangsters and the police, and riotous performances from members of the real-life Japanese punk bands The Stalin, The Roosters, The Rockers and INU. In a derelict industrial wasteland somewhere...
Tetsuo - The Iron Man
A strange man known only as the "metal fetishist", who seems to have an insane compulsion to stick scrap metal into his body, is hit and possibly killed by a Japanese "salaryman", out for a drive with his girlfriend. The salaryman then notices that he is being slowly overtaken by some kind of dis...
Starring Italian horror veteran Ian McCulloch (Lucio Fulci's Zombie), Contamination, from director Luigi Cozzi (Starcrash, Hercules) is one of the brightest stars in the firmament of early '80s Italian splatter. A cargo ship drifts up the Hudson River. Its crew: all dead, their bodies horribly mu...
1972 ･ United Kingdom ･ Directed by Eugenio Martín
Horror royalty and Hammer alumni Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee reunite for this tale of mad monks, primitive humanoids and bloodthirsty zombies set aboard a train bound for Moscow - all aboard the Horror Express! Renowned anthropologist Saxt...
In an attempt to colonise Mars, 21st-century scientists seed the planet with algae to absorb sunlight and purify the atmosphere, and cockroaches who in turn spread the algae as they feed. 500 years later, the first manned mission to Mars loses contact with Earth, and a second ship is sent to inve...
1973 • United States • Directed by George A. Romero
After the experimental outings of There’s Always Vanilla and Season of the Witch, Night of the Living Dead director George A. Romero returned to rather more distinct horror territory with his 1973 infection opus The Crazies.
When a plane carry...