Kelly Murtagh in Shapeless

After premiering at Tribeca Film Festival last year, Samantha Aldana’s psychological body horror Shapeless starring Kelly Murtagh is now available on demand from Lightbulb Film Distribution. For anyone who has struggled with an eating disorder or body dysmorphia, looking for cathartic media on the topic can be difficult – too often, disordered eating is glamorized, humorized,

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The disgust is in the details of Samantha Aldana’s atmospheric feature-length debut. Mouths slurp soda and crunch cookies with overwhelming sensory intensity. An esophagus pulses and contracts between mouthfuls of fast food. Bones jut painfully from thin skin as fingers are picked and nails are bitten. There’s an inescapable hyper-focus on the body; what it

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It’s well hypothesised that the late 90s-early ’00s ‘J Horror’ boom was inspired thematically in parts by the country’s post-war advancements in technology and economic prowess that had gradually begun to stagnate by the 90s. A zeitgeist of fiscal depression and disappointment opened the door in which crept the eponymous genre, wrapping a slimy, cold

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Coffin House

Like the rest of the world, Hong Kong is slap bang in the middle of a housing crisis. With apartment sizes plummeting while prices skyrocket, some are forced into spaces no bigger than 20 square feet, paying up to $500,000 for a space where stretching your limbs out is a luxury. Conversely, Hong Kong also

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2LDK 2003 Movie Review

Having a roommate can be hard. Whether it’s disrespect of the kitchen cleaning rules or failing to remember how thin the average bedroom wall is, living with another person is often a frustrating and filthy experience. Yuhiko Tsutsumi’s outrageous black horror comedy 2LDK (2003) follows two aspiring actresses: the demure, virginal Nozomi and party girl

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Paris. London. Milan. Tokyo. Ask anyone what they consider to be the most fashionable place in the world, and chances are high that they’ll say one of these stylish cities. The world of fashion is immortal, effervescent and exciting, but beneath lies a much darker world for those who stumble from their Louboutins and fall

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From director Banjong Pisanthanakun and writer Na Hong-jin comes a Thai-Korean, Shudder exclusive feature exploring the thin line between humans and spirits – and what happens to those who cross that line without appropriate psychic protection. Presented as part travel documentary and part found footage, The Medium takes place in Isan, the northeastern part of

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