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Keyword : Violence

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An in-depth review essay of the notorious horror film In a Glass Cage, released on DVD by Cult Epics.

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A review of Cronenberg's A History of Violence

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Offscreen is pleased to announce the recent publication of a book co-written by author Tommaso La Selva and Offscreen’s man-in-Italy, Roberto Curti: Sex and Violence: journey into the cinema of the extreme. Totaro reviews this important Italian contribution to horror film scholarship.

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Review of Criterion's new transfer of Sam Peckinpah's early 70s classic.

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Interview conducted by Donato Totaro, Mitch Davis, and Jason J. Slater in Montreal, Canada during the 1999 Fantasia Film Festival. Photos taken by King-Wai Chou.

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Interview conducted by Donato Totaro, Mitch Davis, and Jason J. Slater in Montreal, Canada during the 1999 Fantasia Film Festival. Photos taken by King-Wai Chou.

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In two years short years, American Independent director Douglas Buck has becomes a Fant-Asia fan favorite for his uncompromising brand of “domestic horror”; Douglas Buck was back at Fant-Asia '98 with his short film Home , a companion piece of sorts to last year's Cutting Moments (the film that had people crying OUCH).

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The extreme levels of violence found in Hong Kong and Japanese films confounds many Western viewers because Western culture, unlike most Eastern cultures, tends to moralize violence. Read on for a cultural contextualisation of violence Asian style.

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Montreal's Fantasia Film Festival returns for its third successful year, presenting challenging Asian and International films. Read here for in-depth converage of Montreal's most popular (populist?) film fest.

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The affable, soft-spoken Nacho Cerda is perhaps not what you'd expect from the director of one of Fant-Asia's most notorious films, Aftermath. But perhaps after reading this interview with Cerda you may feel that there is certainly more than meets the ...

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A Gun for Jennifer is a ballsy, energetic feminist revisionist take on the traditionally male revenge action film. After a successful festival run, it has seen comparisons to such female revenge films as Ms. 45 and Thelma and Louise, though...


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