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Daily Archives: May 13, 2017

In the UK during the early 1980s, Mary Whitehouse of the National Viewers’ And Listeners’ Association, backed by the tabloid press, took issue with the availability of such titles as SS Experiment Camp (1976) and Cannibal Holocaust (1980), which unlike their theatrical incarnations were uncut, unregulated and could be viewed at home by children. Whitehouse publicly stated that she had… Read more »

13 May 2017 | Features, Film Lists

There are so many films made throughout the decades, it’s impossible to watch all of them. But this also becomes a challenge and a hunt for the cinephile to unearth obscured treasures in this landslide of material, and by raking the past thoroughly, there is much left to be discovered. For the film fan that feels they have already seen… Read more »

13 May 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Often regarded as the wunderkind of contemporary French Canadian Cinema, Xavier Dolan is a film auteur of extravagant flair, whose talent encompasses the roles of director, screenwriter, costume designer, editor, and both film and voice actor. Frequently regarded and unfairly shackled as a Queer cinema talent or a generational filmmaker, Dolan avoids investment in social prejudices by normalizing gender and… Read more »

13 May 2017 | Features, Film Lists