Must Be Losing It

Must Be Losing It

‘Must Be Losing It’ is a collection of films that are losing their grip on reality. When the lines are blurred, your mind is reeling, it feels like they’re coming to get you and you can no longer tell the difference between what is real and what is not - you Must Be Losing It.

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Must Be Losing It
  • Shock

    1977 • Italy • Directed by Mario Bava

    In a career spanning four decades and encompassing virtually every genre under the sun, Mario Bava inspired multiple generations of filmmakers, from Dario Argento to Martin Scorsese and Tim Burton. Best remembered for his gothic horror movies, for his final ...

  • Kotoko

    Kotoko (pop star Cocco in her first starring role) is a young mother struggling to raise her young son Daijiro. Her grip on reality is shaky at best. Through her narration we quickly learn she sees double of everyone, one good and one evil. The problem is she can't tell which one is real, and is ...

  • Dream No Evil

    Academy Award-winner Edmond O'Brien ('The Wild Bunch', 'The Barefoot Contessa') stars in this understated but deeply affecting tale of melancholy and madness from cult auteur John Hayes. Orphaned at a young age, Grace (Brooke Mills) has grown up under the sway of her adopted brother Jesse (Michae...

  • Tideland

    To escape her unhappy life in a remote part of Texas, nine-year-old Jeliza-Rose dreams up an elaborate fantasy world. But the reality of having junkie parents - played by Jeff Bridges (The Big Lebowski) and Jennifer Tilly (Bound) - and the influence of her eccentric neighbours begins to encroach,...

  • Arm

    2021 • United Kingdom • Directed by Jill Worsley

    After the break-up of her relationship, Katharine finds herself alone and miserable in the middle of the pandemic. With isolation madness taking hold, she buys herself a companion - a boyfriend pillow. It’s an impulse purchase she may come to regret.

  • Sleep

    2020 • Germany • Directed by Michael Venus

    Nightmare and trauma. Fear and repression. Guilt and atonement. Weaving together the emotional violence of horror with the cryptic motifs of German folk and fairy tales, ARROW is proud to present Sleep, the debut feature from a major new talent in worl...

  • The Blancheville Monster (Italian version)

    1963 • Italy • Directed by Alberto De Martino

    The perverse influence of Poe is used to great effect in Alberto De Martino’s The Blancheville Monster – a tale of family curses and madmen in the attic, as Emilie de Blancheville (Ombretta Colli, Gladiator of Rome) returns home to her brother Roderi...

  • Are You Sure That It Wasn't Just Your Imagination?

    "Are You Sure That It Wasn't Just Your Imagination?", a brand new video essay on The Blancheville Monster by writer and pop culture historian Keith Allison.

  • The Third Eye (Italian version)

    1966 • Italy • Directed by Mino Guerrini

    Mino, a young count who lives with his dominant and jealous mother, begins in a downward spiral into madness after his fiancée, Laura, dies in an accident.

  • Double Face

    In the post-war years, the proliferation of transnational European co-productions gave rise to a cross-pollination of genres, with the same films sold in different markets as belonging to different movements. Among these, Riccardo Freda's ('I vampiri', 'The Horrible Dr. Hichock') 'Double Face' wa...

  • Suture

    1993 • United States • Directed by Scott McGehee & David Siegel

    Inspired by the paranoid visions of John Frankenheimer’s The Manchurian Candidate and Seconds, the desert noir of Detour and the black and white widescreen beauty of Hiroshi Teshigahara’s The Face of Another and Woman of the Dunes,...

  • The Voice of the Moon

    The Voice of the Moon concerns itself with Ivo Salvini (Roberto Benigni, Life Is Beautiful), recently released from a mental hospital and in love with Aldini (Nadia Ottaviani). As he attempts to win her heart, he wanders a strange, dreamlike landscape and encounters various oddball characters, in...

  • Laguna Avenue

    2021 • United States • Directed by David Buchanan

    Welcome to Laguna Ave. Russell lives in the big house split into apartments on the corner. It’s full of weirdos but everyone is really nice and we like to all hang out and have drinks on the lawn. Except for this one guy, Gary. He’s a bit… off, a...

  • 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 Slayer

    Two young couples set off to a secluded island for what promises to be a restful retreat. But the peace is short-lived: as a storm batters the island, troubled artist Kay begins to sense that a malevolent presence is here with them, stalking them at every turn. Is she losing her mind, or are her ...

  • Two Witches

    2021 • United States • Directed by Pierre Tsigaridis

    With its super-saturated colour palette, tenebrous art design and electrifying soundtrack, Two Witches presents two truly terrifying conjoined tales of witchery, paranoia and terror that hark back to the gory thrills of classic Euro horrors su...

  • Dark August

    1976 • United States • Directed by Martin Goldman

    Witchcraft and psychic phenomena abound in this criminally-neglected slow-burn chiller from director Martin Goldman, starring Academy Award-winner Kim Hunter (A Streetcar Named Desire). J.J. Barry plays Sal, an out-of-towner relocated to a small ...

  • Dream Demon

    A young bride-to-be's anxieties over her upcoming wedding take on a horrifying, demonic form in this underseen 1988 'rubber reality' shocker from director/co-writer Harley Cokeliss ('Black Moon Rising'), starring Timothy Spall and Jemma Redgrave. As her marriage to decorated war hero Oliver draws...

  • The Comic

    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 ...

  • The Driller Killer

    1979 • United States • Directed by Abel Ferrara

    In career that has encompassed such controversial classics as Ms. 45, Bad Lieutenant and Welcome to New York, none of Abel Ferrara’s films have quite managed to match the shock, extremity and downright notorious nature of The Driller Killer. Ferrar...