CLOUDS

Filipino horror trash that was apparently marketed as a porno flick in its native land—a designation that isn’t entirely off the mark given the copious sex scenes and trashy overall vibe

GRANDMOTHERS RECHARGE WELL!

This Czech satire owes more than a little something to Ray Bradbury’s I SING THE BODY ELECTRIC!/THE ELECTRIC GRANDMOTHER, but taken on its own terms it’s pretty good

NIGHT OF THE JUGGLER

This 1980 film has been called the “the sleaziest movie ever released by a major studio,” and I’ll have to concur

LOFT

Like director Eckhart Schmidt’s earlier film TRANCE, LOFT is steeped in 1980s new wave culture, which can be taken as a good or bad thing depending on one’s point of view

GEORGE A. ROMERO: 1940-2017

That George A. Romero, who died on July 16, 2017, was one of the most important horror moviemakers of his generation, and indeed of all time, goes without saying

HANNA D.

A Euro sleaze-fest that occupies a most rarified category: that of cut-rate rip-offs of 1981’s CHRISTIANE F.!

The Curious Case of Jonathan Demme

The untimely demise of film director Jonathan Demme on April 26, 2017 has inspired a number of obituaries. All, unsurprisingly, have been downright orgasmic about his accomplishments.

BORN OF FIRE

A British made exercise in Eastern-flavored weirdness that’s not a bad movie, but it could definitely have used a more adventurous treatment.