2023 has been quite the year for new releases, from sci-fi thrillers, to splatter horror, to sequels and remakes out the wazoo, the year has seen a wide variety of cinema be released in cinema, DVD and Blu-ray, and on streaming services. However, this year has seen some fantastic extreme cinema released to satiate our

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Tetromantic: 61 - Scorecard Killer (2021)

Tetromaniac: 61 – Scorecard Killer is a 2023 Italian extreme horror, written and directed by Domiziano Cristopharo and Poison Rouge. Domiziano is known as the writer and director of such films as Bloody Sin (2011), and The Transparent Woman (2015). Whereas Poison Rouge is known for directing American Guinea Pig: Sacrifice (2016), and 7 Sins

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Bloody Sin 2011 Cover photo

Bloody Sin is a 2011 English-language Italian extreme horror film, written and directed by Domiziano Cristopharo, with additional writing from Jay Disney and Filippo Santaniello. Being particularly well-known in the Italian extreme horror scene, Domiziano is known as the creator of such films as House of Flesh Mannequins (2009), Red Krokodil (2012), and Virus: Extreme

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Crisalida (2023) [The Chrysalis] is a Spanish extreme gore horror film, written and directed by Mikel Balerdi. Well-known in the extreme cinema community, Mikel is notorious for pushing the boundaries of artistic expression—writing and directing the films The Girl with the Cutter (2020), and Golgota (2020), as well as taking part in the collaborative anthology

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Mas Carnaza (1997) Tetro Video limited edition slipcover

Mas Carnaza is a 1997 Spanish splatter horror short, written and directed by Sergio Blasco. No stranger behind the camera, Sergio is known for also writing and directing the shorts Burrp! (1996), and Litio: Lithium (2014), as well as the TV movie Belcebu: Diablos Lesbos (2005). Manolo, a dangerous psychopath, kills his therapist and makes

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Sadomasochism (noun) : the derivation of sexual gratification from the infliction of physical pain or humiliation either on another person or on oneself. The term “sadism” has its origin in the name of the Marquis de Sade (1740–1814), who not only practiced sexual sadism but also wrote novels about these practices, of which the best known is

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“It’s not my fault that I’m Japanese… yet it’s my greatest sin that I am.” -The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959) During the Second World War, Unit 731 of the Imperial Japanese Army was stationed in Manchuria. Officially known as the Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Department of the Kwantung Army, the unit

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I’m sure in one way or another, everyone is at least somewhat familiar with the works of Edgar Allen Poe. From the plethora of film adaptations as well as their reference in popular culture, the author was a powerhouse of American Gothic-horror literature and a monumental influence to many creators that followed in his stead.

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Folies Meurtrières film review

There is something inherently fascinating about film oddities emerging from the underground decades after their release. Such is the case with Folies Meurtrières, a gritty French slasher film from director Antoine Pellissier. This microbudget film is simple in execution, a masked killer on the prowl stalking and killing several women in vicious ways. However, what differentiates

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last Stop on the Night Train Review

A trip you will never forget, cult director Aldo Lado’s Night Train Murders (Last Stop on the Night Train) is a grimy exploitation film billed early on as “The New House on the Left”. A bold statement, but one that is not without merit as the production follows a similar formula while interjecting its own

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