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This week we examine 2011's chick tract writ large Megan Is Missing, one of the most truly evil films of the last several decades. Why has ever teenager seen this? What can a film do when it feels like it has the forces of good on its side? How much exponentially worse does this get once you discover behind the scenes details? What is the spell to …
 
When does the agony of self-realisation begins to warp reality itself? Afraid Of The Dark merciless portrayal of childhood isolation through illness and the degree to which that isolation can cause a loss of self. Penda's Fen is a devastatingly beautiful story of queer self-realisation through the embrace of England's pagan history and then dismant…
 
This week we discuss In The Dark, an adaptation of Richard Laymon's novel of the same name. This film was never officially released or distributed and wasn’t screened other than in some festivals around 1999/2000. It’s currently on youtube in full, though! It’s a hidden SOV masterpiece, a deeply individual and confident adaptation that is shockingl…
 
This week we look at two 1980s SOV films that chronicle a local scene by organising an appropriate narrative around some live footage. How successful are they? How much story does a scene need? Is Florida a real place? All these questions and more will be answered as we review What Ever Happened To Susan Jane - 1982 - Marc Huestis and Twisted Issue…
 
This week: two psychodramas about the world of sex work, each demented in distinct directions. Astrid discusses the subtext of Crimes of Passion while Sean is somehow still talking about irish television. Then we discover that Guilty Of Romance has much better politics than you'd expect from something one could plausibly describe as "a timid housew…
 
This week we cover three deeply grisly short films from Japan, listed below, that fall roughly into the Ero Guro category. What kind of transgressiveness links these films? What is a satisfying definition of Ero Guro in the first place, aside from the basic "Erotic Grotesque Nonsense"? Have you ever owned art you were reluctant to cross internation…
 
This week we discuss Kamikaze Hearts. Juliet Bashore’s fauxumentary essays the eventual disintegration of a romance between two porn performers, Tigr and Sharon Mitchell, on the set of a porn version of Carmen, filmed as their real life relationship was taking a similar trajectory. What counts as reality in a porn set and in a relationship? Can tru…
 
We survey the currents in feminist discourse thru rape/revenge & exploitation film from 1974 to 2011. Content warning: detailed discussion of sexual assault, both specific incidents and the conditions surrounding it, throughout. Films and supporting material: https://letterboxd.com/hastapura/list/live-at-the-death-factory-episode-one-dead/ Films Fe…
 
An episode of Sean's old podcast during which he and Astrid spoke about three genre films from the early 80s that thrum with deep-seated disgust and fear of sex. This kind of thing often goes unaddressed in genre fiction criticism, aside from a “woah, weird!“ The three films are Scream For Help, Butcher Baker Nightmare Maker and Incubus…
 
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