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BR: Lost Soul – The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau (2014)

BR: Lost Soul – The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau (2014)

August 19, 2015 | By

After switching from directing music videos to feature films with his punk, post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller Hardware (1990), Richard Stanley would follow-up with Dust Devil (1992), and what was supposed to be his Hollywood debut, The Island of Dr. Moreau, a revisionist version of H.G. Wells’ novel…

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BR: Hardware (1990)

BR: Hardware (1990)

August 19, 2015 | By

There’s no denying Richard Stanley’s Hardware draws from the Terminator franchise, and rode on the wave of post-apocalyptic thrillers where the world has gone to Hell and those who survive do so under a blanket of grime, but Stanley’s economical tale of a revived killer robot rampaging through a spacious apartment has a decidedly Orwellian atmosphere…

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DVD: Spine (1986)

DVD: Spine (1986)

July 3, 2015 | By

As the story goes, two associates with a background in amateur fetish videos decided to take a gamble and enter the feature film world by concocting a slasher film shot on video (SOV), using broadcast ENG cameras to keep their project within a $20,000 budget…

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DVD: Grindhouse Trailer Classics

DVD: Grindhouse Trailer Classics

May 2, 2015 | By

The 55 represented flicks in this collection span many genres – zombie, women-in-prison, Naziploitation, biker flicks, martial arts, straight action, car chase, slasher, rape-revenge, and charnel house gruel…

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Thoughts on National Canada Film Day + Canada Screens

Thoughts on National Canada Film Day + Canada Screens

April 29, 2015 | By

Some thoughts on Reel Canada’s National Canadian Film Day, and how to improve fledgling CanCon online channel Canada Screens.

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BR: Bloody Moon / Die Säge des Todes (1981)

BR: Bloody Moon / Die Säge des Todes (1981)

July 26, 2014 | By

Although promised by German producers he’d have a top American special effects whiz and a score by Pink Floyd (!), after agreeing to make Bloody Moon, Jess Franco discovered the only truth in their sales pitch was the casting of actress Olivia Pascal…

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Podcast with Composer Darius Holbert + Trashy Hobo Tales from the Street

Podcast with Composer Darius Holbert + Trashy Hobo Tales from the Street

May 30, 2014 | By

Podcast Interview with composer Darius Holbert (Hobo with a Shotgun, Quick Draw, Oh the Places You’ll Go!) + links to excerpted animation patterns in HD + Blu-ray reviews of Hobo with a Shotgun (EOne) and Street Trash (Synapse Films).

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Digital + DVD: Rewind This! (2013)

Digital + DVD: Rewind This! (2013)

January 11, 2014 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / P to R   Film: Excellent / DVD – Digital Download: Very Good/ DVD – Digital Download Extras: Excellent Label: MPI – IPF Productions / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: January 14, 2013 – November 2013 Genre: Documentary / Film History / Home Video Synopsis: Expansive documentary on […]

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Nikkatsu Naughties, Part 4: Caged Fairies & the Dewey Fetishes of Koyu Ohara

Nikkatsu Naughties, Part 4: Caged Fairies & the Dewey Fetishes of Koyu Ohara

April 18, 2013 | By

In Part 4 of our ongoing series of Wrong Erotica on video, we look at a trio of films by Koyu Ohara, the diretor of Fairy in a Cage / Ori no naka no yôsei (1977), True Story of a Woman in Jail: Sex Hell / Jitsuroku onna kanbetsusho: sei-jigoku (1975), and the sequel True Story of a Woman in Jail: Continues / Zoku jitsuroku onna kanbetsusho (1975), all released by Impulse Pictures / Synapse Films.

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Film Reviews ——– V

Film Reviews ——– V

October 18, 2010 | By

To distinguish material that’s still archived at the old KQEK.com website, these reviews (still to be integrated into the new database) do not appear in bold. They are no less ripe with content, however, but may have display issues on certain devices. A  |  B  |  C  |  D  |  E  |  F  |  G  |  H  |  I  |  J  |  K  |  L  |  M  | […]

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