Known for his recent, boundary-pushing entries in the extreme cinema genre, Jonathan Doe is a writer/director/producer most notable for his Erotic Grotesque Nonsense series of films, including Barf Bunny (2021), The Degenerates (2021), and Defilement of a Porcelain Doll (2022), which explore a whole host of different paraphilia in a bold and unflinching manner. Jonathan

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A notorious adult animation, Advancer Tina is a 1997 sci-fi horror OVA written by Wataru Amano and directed by Kan Fukumoto (director of the infamous La Blue Girl anime). The OVA was released in Japan by Green Bunny Productions, a subsidiary of Access-A INC, and in the West by the animation studio Kitty Media, a

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The Sound of Summer (2022) is a disturbing and suffocating Japanese body horror, written and directed by the UK-born creator Guy (Guy Pearce). Although this film is his debut feature-length film, he already has made a name for himself by writing and directing a number of shorts such as The Rope Maiden (2013), Difficulty Breathing

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Canadian director and writer Brandon Cronenberg’s third film, Infinity Pool, is a critically well-received, bewildering film that lends itself to widespread interpretation. Many reviewers discuss its timely, global topics such as criticism of class systems and wealth inequality, the negative consequences of tourism, and the risks of self-indulgence. On a smaller, personal scale, Infinity Pool

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Infinity Pool Cover

Despite having seemingly insurmountable shoes to fill, Brandon Cronenberg is proving himself to become a sophisticated auter with a deranged vision. His interest in pushing the boundaries and distortions of the human body whilst also delivering biting satire and social commentary is crystal clear in his latest release, Infinity Pool, which delights itself in displaying

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There is something about bad media that can be extremely attractive in some cases. Why The Room is still revered while The Exorcist II is panned? This fine line between so-good-it-is-bad and please-kill-it-with-fire-bad is still baffling. Maybe because we have always tried to make sense of this oddity, we end up being drawn to absolute

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Akira 1988

Akira (1988) is a classic film, no doubt, as a cyberpunk adventure set in a decaying Tokyo, no different from the dystopian lifestyle of Neon Genesis Evangelion in which the traumatic circumstances have parallels. Corruption, terrorism, and crime are rife – safety is a negligible concern in the downtrodden society of casual indifference. The film

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Berserk and the Band of the Hawk, known in Japan as Berserk Musou, is a 2017 hack & slash Musou game developed by Omega Force and published by Koei Tecmo for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Microsoft Windows. This isn’t the first time Berserk has seen a video game adaptation, with Sword of

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Hellraiser fans rejoiced when the news broke out that Clive Barker would be regaining the U.S. rights to his novella The Hellbound Heart and the film it spawned in December of 2021. This meant that any upcoming Hellraiser projects would need his stamp of approval before going forward after the specified date. After a series

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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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