Monthly Archives: January 2011

Maniac (William Lustig, 1980)

If one were to take the measure of filmic representations of America in the 1970s, then one should surely plumb the depths to include films like this one, a celluloid scraping from the filthiest strata of the cinematic shale. While … Continue reading

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House (Nobuhiko Obayashi, 1977)

Less a film than an anarchic rummage through the possibilities of the medium, this truly mind-blowing one-of-a-kind experimental art-horror explosion embeds a family drama within a coming-of-age story within a spookhouse tale within a ghost story. As its seven final … Continue reading

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