Despite being Japan’s oldest film studio, Nikkatsu by the late 1960s was struggling: with TV quickly becoming the go-to source of entertainment, ticket sales for films were at an all-time low. In order to compete with TV, Nikkatsu needed something that couldn’t be broadcast, and their attention, like many other studios at the time, turned
Arguably one of the most celebrated European exploitation subgenres, nunsploitation rose to prominence in the 1970s following The Devils in 1971. Largely driven by Italian productions such as Sister Emanuelle and The Killer Nun, nunsploitation with is irresistibly lurid subject matter, often exploiting themes of sacrilegious lesbianism, was massively influential across the world. Even
A new woman replaces a mentally unwell mom, only for paranormal events to move in with the new stepparent. Every family has its demons, but what has riled them up here? A brother and sister are left struggling to deal with the fallout of this familial upheaval and the strange events which follow. Father of
Meeting your partner’s family for the first time can be a drag, having to find out how well you get along in the family dynamic or learn some truths you may not want to be privy to. It is a scenario that has been used in cinema in almost any genre, comedy, horror, drama etc.
If you have been a fan of comic books at all in the last 30 years, you will probably recognize the name Alan Moore. He flipped the superhero genre on its head with Watchmen, entered into a world of ecological horror with his run on Swamp Thing, and took on a fascist state in V
Finding a sense of belonging is built into the core of human existence. In Poser, the debut feature from filmmakers Noah Dixon and Ori Segev, we delve deep into the underground art and music scene of Columbus, Ohio to explore the story of a twenty-something woman who desperately wants to fit in and discovers just