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Movie: Curtains

[TRAILER] Entering an asylum to prepare for a movie role, a young woman is double-crossed and left behind by her director. With six new starlets auditioning for her role at a remote mansion, a masked murderer seeks revenge. This film (and its infamous "hag") are referenced extensively in Stephen Graham Jones' novel Don't Fear the Reaper. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 21, 2024 - 7 comments

Movie: Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner

[TRAILER] Based on a local legend and set in an unknown era, it deals with universal themes of love, possessiveness, family, jealousy and power. Beautifully shot, and acted by Inuit people, it portrays a time when people fought duels by taking turns to punch each other until one was unconscious, made love on the way to the caribou hunt, ate walrus meat and lit their igloos with seal-oil lamps. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 10, 2022 - 8 comments

Movie: Slash/Back

(TRAILER) The sleepy village of Pangnirtung, Nunavut, nestled in the majestic mountains of Baffin Island in the Arctic Ocean wakes up to a typical summer day. No school, no cool boys (well... except one), and 24-hour sunlight. But for Maika and her ragtag friends, the usual summer is not in the cards when they discover an alien invasion threatening their hometown. These teenagers have been underestimated their whole lives but, using makeshift weapons and what they've learned from the movies, they show the aliens you don't fuck with the girls from Pang. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 10, 2022 - 7 comments

Movie: The Brood

A mad doctor (Oliver Reed) tries psychoplasmic therapy on a raging woman (Samantha Eggar) soon to be a mother. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 26, 2022 - 3 comments

Movie: Sugar Daddy

Darren, a young talented musician, dreams of making music like nobody has before. But she's broke. Desperate for cash, she signs up to a paid-dating website, throwing herself down a dark path that shapes her music with it. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Sep 12, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: Cube

Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 30, 2018 - 19 comments

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