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Minneapolis! St. Paul! You’re covered

Twin Cities Psychotronic Film Society The latest PFS has been given our blessing and they’ve already had our buddy David “The Rock” Nelson up for a special show. Now they’re ready for their first big event, a 35mm screening of … Continue reading

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Herschell Gordon Lewis Feast (Blu-ray box set)

Gruesome Seventeensome The release of this 17-disc retrospective box set, especially arriving the month following the pioneering filmmaker’s death, brings on insistent waves of nostalgia. It may seem odd to apply the word “nostalgia” to material that includes scenes of … Continue reading

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This Night I’ll Possess Your Corpse DVD

Coffin Joe returns! Coffin Joe appears yet again from his own private twilight zone to present another tale of sadism, immorality, and twisted philosophy! After struggling for quite some time with censor boards and religious groups, a brave theater owner finally decided to show … Continue reading

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One Missed Call

Death by voicemail Steven Soderbergh is the creator of odd personal films like Kafka and Schizopolis, but has since “graduated” to the larger budgets of more commercial Hollywood projects like Erin Brockovich and Ocean’s 11. David Lynch directed the sprawling, complicated … Continue reading

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Killer Nun DVD

Un-convent-ional entertainment George W. Bush squeezed by John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential Election on the votes of millions of born again evangelical Bible-quotin’ churchified Christians. So how will we be celebrating in the first DVD review since Election Day? … Continue reading

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The Deadly Spawn DVD

Don’t go in the basement Ever since the advent of 16mm movie “home movie” film, and continuing on through until today with digital video, feature film production has been affordable for the average Joe and Josephine. Few adults had the … Continue reading

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Fahrenheit 9/11

Mondo Bush You might well wonder why Michael Moore’s new documentary feature should be reviewed here in Movie Madness. Well, in some ways, Fahrenheit 9/11 resembles the old Italian psychotronic documentaries like Mondo Cane and Africa Addio – See: A … Continue reading

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Kill Bill Vol. 2

QT and UT are back for More Revenge  Imagine a friend invites you to hear his or her band play. You haven’t heard them play before, so you’re not sure what to expect, but from you’re friend’s music collection you … Continue reading

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Dawn of the Dead (2004)

Remake/Re-animate When I went to see Tom Savini’s 1990 remake of Night of the Living Dead, I tried to do so without a chip on my shoulder, and I came away without being disappointed by what is a reasonably entertaining … Continue reading

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Kill Bill Vol. 1

QT is back for Revenge Quentin Tarantino’s fourth film as writer/director finds him in familiar territory – that is, familiar territory for fans of psychotronic film. A glorious homage to all the exploitation flicks that have inspired him throughout his … Continue reading

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