Best Extreme Films

Being a subjective genre, horror, much like its fans, is incredibly varied compared to other genres in film. From solid scares, slow-burning tension or just a general spooky atmosphere, there are a lot of things that can be grouped together under the horror umbrella. But, for those that require something a little more unyielding in

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The Butcher (2008) snuff director, torturers

Discussions on snuff films will always include the controversial Japanese horror series Guinea Pig, which garnered a cult trailing that even prompted an FBI investigation after its release. However, other horror films occupying the same premise are either overlooked or unseen due to lack of audience regard or distribution. One of them is Kim Jin-won’s

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Nightmare Fuel list Cover Photo

Over the years of watching cinema, we have all experienced something so shocking, so horrifying that it has stuck with us long after the fact, permanently burnt into our memoires. Whether it was a scary movie seen at far too young of an age or something so visually intense that was mentally overwhelming, we have

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A long-haired man in linen feeds a sacrament to a kneeling young man

Warning to those with mycophobia – this is not the film for you. Gaia is a South African ecological horror film, full of mushroom monsters, skin-crawling body horror and raving sermons about the demise of mankind. Switching seamlessly between English and Afrikaans, this is no humorous splatterfest but a dark, sumptuous dive into the horrors

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The Sadness Film Review

The Sadness has been a film making some early commotion due to an extreme and graphic nature – a new angle on the zombie genre in the age of our pandemic. As such, Rob Jabbaz debut film poses positives superseding the concerning elements, with the state of extreme cinema split between lazy gross-out sequences and

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May Chan's Daily Life Film Review

The early days of film exploration where pretty wild, with the advent of VHS and early online access creating a community of people pushing filth. Consequently, certain films became a badge of honor in the continual search to one-up others an prove your mettle among the dregs – always scraping the bottom to see what

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 As a young girl Alexis survives a gruesome fate by killing her would be assailant. Though previously deaf, in that moment she regains her hearing, and develops a twisted form of synesthesia, whereby she sees a gorgeous explosion of colors in response to hearing sounds caused by violence to a human body.  Cue a lifetime

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Spookies Composition pic

Ever since I was a small child, I have had a fascination with monster movies. They bring back nostalgic memories of sitting for hours on end, watching black and white monster movies and being mesmerized by the obscure stories and practical special effects, helping form my strong love for them both in later life. Being

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Uncle Peckerhead review

Directed by Matthew John Lawrence; Starring  Chet Siegel, David Littleton, Ruby McCollister, and Jeff Riddle Uncle Peckerhead follows Judy and her indie punk band’s attempt to have a successful tour. Everything gets off to a bad start when their van is repo-ed and they are forced to take assistance from a stranger with a van

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On occasion, fervent film fans will find a title that confers an unforgettable experience; one that may require an existing predilection. For me, Tokyo Gore Police is one of those titles. Having watched the red-band trailer numerous times before the film’s release, I expected to have already seen all of its best moments, but I

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