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  • Reefer Madness

    Reefer Madness is one of the first unintentional cinematic gutbusters, a proto-noir melodrama so preposterous it’s like a transmission from Mars. Originally an Afterschool Special for the tent revival set, a modern REEFER viewing is a hilarious romp through the American establishment’s bottomless...

  • 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...

  • Mother Fucker

    2017 • United States • Directed by Nicholas Payne Santos

    Charles is deeply in debt and desperate to save his kidnapped dog. In a last-ditch effort to secure the ransom, Charles returns home to ask his wealthy, widowed mother for help. An unimaginable bargain is struck.

  • The Swinging Cheerleaders

    Kate, an undergraduate at Mesa University, goes undercover as a cheerleader for her college newspaper in order to expose 'female exploitation in contemporary society'. But instead of oppression she finds love, friendship and a bigger fish to fry: corruption in the football team, headed up by the ...

  • And God Said to Cain

    1970 • Italy • Directed by Antonio Margheriti

    The inimitable Klaus Kinski (Double Face) gives an uncharacteristically restrained performance as a wronged man chasing justice in And God Said to Cain, a dark, uncompromising western from celebrated Italian horror maestro Antonio Margheriti (Canniba...

  • Dave Made a Maze
    Movie + 4 extras

    Dave Made a Maze

    Movie + 4 extras

    Meet Dave. Dave is stuck in a maze. A maze he made. Out of cardboard. In his living room... While his girlfriend Annie is out of town, Dave decides to build a fort in his living room from cardboard boxes - only to be become trapped in a world that he himself created. It's up to Annie and an oddba...

  • Violent Cop

    Movie

    1989 · Japan · Directed by Takeshi Kitano

    In his explosive directorial debut Japanese renaissance man-cum-comedian-extraordinaire Takeshi "Beat" Kitano plays vicious rogue homicide Detective Azuma who takes on a sadistic crime syndicate only to discover widespread internal corruption in the poli...

  • VHS Lives: A Shlockumentary

    Movie

    2018 · United States · Directed by Tony Newton

    The VHS era rose quickly in the early 70's when there was a Blockbuster on every street corner only to die off with the advent of the DVD in the early 2000s. But VHS is rising from the ashes like a Phoenix, being relived and retooled by the most ded...

  • The Zodiac Killer

    Movie

    “Disturbing and effective.” -- Michael Weldon, The Psychotronic Video Guide. The inaugural joint release from AGFA and exploitation film hall-of-famers Something Weird Video, in a 4K preservation transfer. 1971’s sanity-defying “tabloid horror” vortex THE ZODIAC KILLER balances the outrageous abs...

  • Daughters of Darkness

    Movie

    1971 • Belgium • Directed by Harry Kümel

    International screen icon Delphine Seyrig (LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD) stars as Elizabeth Bathory, an ageless Countess with a beautiful young companioní (Goth goddess Andrea Rau) and a legendary legacy of perversion. But when the two women seduce a troubled n...

  • Gone with the Pope
    Movie + 1 extra

    Gone with the Pope

    Movie + 1 extra

    2010 • United States • Directed by Duke Mitchell

    Lost for over 30 years, GONE WITH THE POPE stars famed nightclub performer Duke Mitchell as Paul, a paroled gangster with an unholy scheme: to kidnap the Pope and charge "a dollar from every Catholic in the world" as the ransom. Shot in 1975, GONE...

  • Story of Sin

    The life of a beautiful, young and pious woman is thrown into chaos when her parents takes in a dashingly handsome lodger. Having embarked on a torrid affair, the lodger goes off to Rome to seek a divorce from his estranged wife.Unable to live apart from her beloved, our hero leaves home only to ...

  • Inferno of Torture

    Exploitation legend Teruo Ishii (Horrors of Malformed Men, Orgies of Edo) delivers one of his most extreme visions of violent eroticism in this, the sixth in his abnormal love series. Tattoos and torture await women forced into servitude in Ishii's Inferno of Torture. Unable to repay a local lend...

  • La Grande Bouffe

    The most famous film by Italian provocateur Marco Ferreri (Dillinger is Dead), La Grande bouffe was reviled on release for its perversity, decadence and attack on the bourgeoisie yet won the prestigious FIPRESCI prize after its controversial screening at the Cannes Film Festival. Four friends, pl...

  • Evil Ed

    Mild-mannered film technician Edward enjoys his job. That is until he finds himself transferred from his regular post to the "Splatter and Gore department", where he's forced to edit hours upon hours of grisly video nasty footage. Traumatised by the onscreen violence, Ed starts to lose his grip o...

  • Ivansxtc

    Danny Huston, Peter Weller and Lisa Enos star in this biting satire on the behind-the-scenes of the Hollywood film industry, with all its drink and drug-fuelled excess, from director Bernard Rose (Candyman, Paperhouse).

    Opening with the death of its titular protagonist, Ivansxtc goes back in ti...

  • Sister Street Fighter

    After the massive success of 'The Street Fighter', Toei decided to build a new karate series around a female lead and cast a young actress who had appeared in a cameo role alongside her mentor Sonny Chiba. Still a teenager at the time, Etsuko Shihomi exploded onscreen in her first leading role an...

  • Warning From Space

    The first Japanese science fiction film to be made in colour, Koji Shima's Warning From Space features eye-popping special effects from the same team at Daiei Studios that would bring Gamera to life a decade later. As Japan is rocked by mysterious sightings of UFOs over Tokyo and large one-eyed a...

  • The Baby

    Still traumatised by the loss of her husband, well-meaning social worker Ann Gentry (Anjanette Comer: The Loved One) throws herself into her latest assignment: the case of "Baby", a 21-year-old man with the mind of an infant - who crawls, cries and has yet to make it out of nappies. But Baby's fa...

  • The Coming of Sin

    A young gipsy girl experiences a violent sexual awakening as her dreams of a naked young man on horseback become reality.

  • Vampyres

    A duo of blood-hungry female vampires prowls the British countryside, from where they lure unsuspecting male motorists back to their imposing, dilapidated mansion for draining... in more ways than one.

  • Videoman

    A movie can turn your life around

    When Ennio, obsessive VHS collector and borderline alcoholic, uncovers an exceedingly valuable and much sought-after copy of Zombie, he decides to sell it to an anonymous collector for a princely sum. However, the tape soon vanishes and Ennio is forced on a de...

  • Cold Light of Day

    February, 1983. Detectives are called to a residential address in the London suburbs following reports that the drains have been clogged by human remains. One of the property’s residents, Dennis Nilsen – a mild-mannered and unassuming civil servant – is brought in for questioning, leading to the ...

  • Lake Michigan Monster

    All aboard! The combined spirits of H.P. Lovecraft, early Sam Raimi and Mystery Science Theater 3000 inhabit this action-packed tale of nautical derring-do and monster mayhem - winner of the Audience Award for Best International Feature at the 2019 Fantasia Film Festival. On the shores of Lake Mi...