Nick Spacek

The sheer audacity of crafting a zombie film wherein the camera never stops rolling is impressive.

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Larry Fessenden’s ‘Depraved’ has its flaws, but the ways in which it succeeds are so marvelous and inventive, it’s worth looking past them to see a movie which manages to be fresh while treading very, very familiar ground.

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Sheets’ gorefest doesn’t wink to its audience, which is a major plus for ‘Clownado.’ While its audience might be small, those who want to see the film won’t be disappointed. Other more casual fans might find it wanting.

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There’s a great need for the occasional bright-eyed, positive-message bit of trash cinema that is ‘The VelociPastor.’

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Tilman Singer’s ‘Luz’ is a brilliant debut. It manages to be two things simultaneously. It’s most prominently the sort of film which makes you excited for the future with what it does on such a small budget and scale.

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‘Don’t Look,’ billed as a “unique, female-directed twist on horror films,” doesn’t break any new ground in the world of slasher horror, but for a first feature, it’s really solid.

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While this might be least-known of director Jack Hill’s efforts, even within the pantheon of work he did for Corman’s New World Pictures, it’s definitely worth a closer look.

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Vinegar Syndrome’s DVD release of the 1969 Nazisploitation/sexploitation flick The Cut-Throats — limited to 1,500 copies — is a very basic one. It has a 2k restoration, along with the original trailer, and that’s about it.

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Adam Rockoff’s new book, The Horror of It All is part memoir, part editorial, and part collection of lists. However, it all combines into a cohesive read that offers up the author’s views on any number of horror films, types, and tropes.

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Despite being billed as being from “master of Filipino sleaze, Cirio Santiago,” the exploitation flick “The Muthers” is surprisingly good-natured.

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If you’re looking to get beyond Sergio Leone’s Man with No Name films and want to explore the world of Italian Western cinema, this is an excellent start. As part of Arrow’s first batch of releases here in the United States, they’ve managed to hit it right out of the park.

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The trick to it was to say that these movies are the “most metal,” and I am your guide as to what consists the “most metal.” You’re either going to like what I say or not.

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The concept of Punk In Africa (out now from MVD Visual) is amazing – underground bands, in the time of apartheid, integrating racially and playing music that speaks truth.

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So many of the people in “Rewind This!’ are 100 percent honest about how success on VHS was about presentation of product, meaning that films were sometimes sold on the basis of a title and cover art alone.

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The ’83 US Festival was the second of two festivals Steve Wozniak put on in the hills near San Bernadino, California. A new DVD from MVD Visual is a pretty lame best-of compilation of this massive show.

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