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  • Cafe Flesh

    Cafe Flesh

    ★★★½

    This is 100% the fault of Elric Kane and the Pure Cinema Podcast. He sold this so well I had to try and track down a way to watch this bizarre beast of a film.

    Cafe Flesh is a porno. But it's an insane David Lynch porno that has a lot of artistry on its mind and the closeups of the hardcore sex absolutely feel like an after thought. Just shots that are inserted (sorry) into the film to fulfill…

  • The Muthers

    The Muthers

    ★★★

    I went in prepared for an insanely sleazy women in prison film and found a surprisingly restrained women in prison film that felt pretty honest with its subject matter. It's still a very low grade exploitation film but more interesting and entertaining that I expected. Very nice surprise and a good killer for 90 minutes. I'm not going to get too hyped up for more Cirio Santiago but he was able to pull off a serviceable film from meager means and just as little technical skill.

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  • Cannibal Holocaust

    Cannibal Holocaust

    ★★★★★

    Part of My Italian Horror/Giallo Adventure

    The lore and reputation surrounding this film is something every cinephile has heard. It's created both an air of mystique and a fear. Many people refuse to watch the film because of the reputation, fearing that's it's just too much for them to handle. As a filmgoer that knows no fear, Cannibal Holocaust is a film that screamed to be watched, to have the experience known.

    Let's start with the good, shall we. This…

  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★★★

    Year in Review: 2014

    This is Cinéma Pur, a work of art that can only exist within the medium of film. It eschews the traditional storytelling narrative in favor for the experience. The plot is there, the story and narrative rises and falls exist, but the film never tells you anything.

    The essence of cinema, and thus this film, is to feed the viewer with images and sound. There is no rule that dictates the mechanisms with which a viewer…