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Discover the grainy depravity of this notorious cannibal horror

By Anton Bitel

Umberto Lenzi’s Cannibal Ferox fully deserves its reputation as one of the genre’s toughest watches.

Discover the co-ed carving thrills of this classic ’80s slasher

By Anton Bitel

Shot in a real abandoned asylum, Richard Friedman’s gore-fest shows a subgenre in microcosm.

Discover the Lynchian mysteries of this backwoods meta-horror

By Anton Bitel

Resolution, from filmmaking duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, is a true original.

Discover the human drama of this post-apocalyptic sci-fi

By Anton Bitel

The end of the world is just the beginning in Geoff Murphy’s The Quiet Earth from 1985.

Discover the time-skipping eroticism of these classic Japanese animes

By Anton Bitel

Third Window Films are releasing two Animerama series films from Astro Boy creator Osamu Tezuka.

Discover the haunting tragedy of this Polish possession horror

By Anton Bitel

Marcin Wrona’s 2015 film Demon puts a modern twist on the Jewish legend of the dybbuk.

How eXistenZ predicted the gaming industry’s dark future

By Anton Bitel

David Cronenberg’s 1999 tech-thriller sees Jude Law and Jennifer Jason Leigh enter a strange VR world.

Discover the hypnotic mystery of this nihilistic thriller

By Anton Bitel

An entrancing existential streak runs through Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s 1997 film, Cure.

Discover the post-apocalyptic nightmare of this landmark social drama

By Anton Bitel

Mick Jackson’s BBC telemovie Threads imagines the devastating fallout of nuclear war.

Discover the fragmented horrors of this Robert Altman psychodrama

By Anton Bitel

The writer/director’s idiosyncratic 1972 film Images is ripe for rediscovery.

Discover Henri-George Clouzot’s psychedelic swansong

By Anton Bitel

The French director’s 1968 La Prisonnière aka Woman in Chains is both compelling and perverse.

Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin’s forgotten cine revolution

By Little White Lies

Read an exclusive extract of a long-lost conversation between these innovative French filmmakers.

The generation-spanning human drama of Hal Hartley’s Henry Fool trilogy

By Anton Bitel

Made over 17 years, this unlikely series is among the indie writer/director’s finest achievements.

Discover the grisly drama of this surgery-based Southern gothic

By Anton Bitel

John Grissmer’s Scalpel, about a psychopathic plastic surgeon, has been rescued from VHS obscurity.

Discover the proto-giallo pleasures of Dario Argento’s debut feature

By Anton Bitel

A 4K restoration of The Bird with the Crystal Plumage is being released.

Discover the Psycho-esque thrills of this ’70s serial killer romance

By Anton Bitel

Peter Collinson’s Straight on Till Morning offers a grisly vision of Britain in the 1970s.

The prescient politics of GW Pabst’s anti-war films

By Patrick Nabarro

In Westfront 1918 and Kameradschaft, the Austrian director interrogates the slippery notion of nationalism.

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