Looking back at the sordid, sensational career of Italy’s most prolific exploitation filmmaker.
The Adventures Of Lil’ Reprobate – Episode 7
This week, Noah Brown’s twisted little offspring faces an existential crisis that has dogged many of us over the years.
Blecch Glasses: Dario Argento And The Limitations Of Creativity
Occhiali Neri has been hailed as Argento’s great comeback movie – but is it too little, too late from a director whose artistic visions seem long exhausted?
Kriminal – Italy’s Second-Best Costumed Anti-Hero
Sadistic and murderous, Kriminal was nevertheless a hugely popular comic book character in the 1960s.
The Counter Culture Meets Eighties Neo-Noir – Donald Cammell’s White Of The Eye
The maverick director’s collision of style, slasher and psychedelia remains a seminal moment in American cinema.
Maria Der’s Alternative Cinematic Universe
Maria Der’s wonderfully deranged visions from the tobacco cured VHS parlours of yesteryear allow us a peak and a prod at the underbelly of many beloved Hollywood favourites.
The Screen-Printed Cult Movie Art of Squadra Merli
Exploring a new collection of hand-crafted cult movie art prints from Jonny Redman’s Squadra Merli.
Beware The Creepers: Dario Argento’s Phenomena
The artistic beginning of the end for Dario Argento.
The Reprobate Movie Guide For Shut-Ins: Week Nine
The obscure, the absurd and the inspired – more movies to entertain and inform during the Covid-19 lockdown.
The Reprobate Movie Guide For Shut-Ins: Week Seven
More movies to marvel at, from vintage sci-fi to spaghetti westerns, from sword and sorcery to wild bikers, and from Mamie Van Doren to Russ
The Beyond – Lucio Fulci’s Trip Into Atmospheric Ultraviolence
Lucio Fulci’s collision of Lovecraftian gothic and hardgore splatter is visually and stylistically impressive, but somewhat overrated.