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  • Nightmare Detective 2

    Nightmare Detective 2


    Tsukamoto’s sequel dials back on the gruesome visuals and instead opts for a compelling and heartfelt story that is kinda wonderful and an improvement over the first. 

    This story is much more streamlined and focused. It deals with a young girl who, along with some friends, terrorized another student to the point of damaging her. Now she is seeing the victim in her dreams and seeks the help of our suicidal, depressed Nightmare Detective. The film merged into this storyline…

  • Off the Pig

    Off the Pig


    14 minute documentary made by the Black Panthers about the Black Panthers. 

    The first segment interview with Eldridge Cleaver is pure prophecy. He captures the truth so succinctly and foretells our current state by simple speaking about seeing and not seeing the truth. 


    Bobby Seale speaking out the 10-point plan really makes you sit back and realize that it was racist America that had it out for the Panthers. They weren’t an evil group or extremists. They just wanted what all of us want but what the black community was most deprived.

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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…