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Something Weird VHS

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    Face of the Screaming Werewolf (1964)

    In Essential Deren, experimental filmmaker Maya Deren said that the essence of her work was to, “externalize an inner world to the point where it is confounded with the external world.”…

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    Ghosts of Hanley House (1968)

    In 1964, one-and-done filmmaker Louise Sherrill wrote, produced, and directed a crude, avant garde reinterpretation of The Haunting and called it Ghosts of Hanley House. No one cared. Until now. While…

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    Fugitive Women (1974)

    A prison inmate has escaped and now he’s stealing a car and making a run for it. He goes where all escaped convicts go—the idyllic countryside, where one can find the…

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    Girl Grabbers, The (1968)

    I live in New York City, in a tenement building with 30 units. One person rented their studio via Airbnb and got evicted. My next-door neighbor is naked all the time.…

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    Love Captive, The (1968)

    In Louis Malle’s Elevator To The Gallows, there’s a scene of Jeanne Moreau walking down a Paris street at night. The depth of field blurs the background, so that Moreau’s face…

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    Tales Of A Salesman (1965)

    As Tales Of A Salesman begins, we see smoke and abstract colors. A voice channels Oliver Hardy: “Hello out there! I’m a poltergeist, sent down here to help salesmen! I’m the…

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    Black Connection, The (1974)

    Here’s the plan: You go to this place and meet this guy, and then I’ll drive the car around to this other place, and then you’ll wait for me, and then…

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    Legend Of Horror (1972)

    Nine seconds of this movie are presented “In Magicmation.” The other 75 minutes are not. You do the math. I like cobwebs. I’m into cemeteries. I also think it’s neat when…

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    Black Alley Cats, The (1973)

    You can make a successful statement through research, planning, and communication. You can also make a successful statement through bottomless karate. The last line of decipherable dialogue in The Black Alley…

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    Nosferato On Brasil (1971)

    You’ve got to pick your battles. No one understands this more than Ivan Cardoso. Before directing his own films, Cardoso was a protege of José Mojica Marins aka Coffin Joe. He…

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    Thigh Spy (1967)

    Last week, a woman moved in to the apartment above mine. She had loud sex two days later. That same evening, I was walking my dog and she introduced herself and…

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    Jimmy, The Boy Wonder (1966)

    Hoorah! Jimmy saved the world! Saved it from the evil Mr. Fig! And, it only involved a bit of walking around aimlessly through parks in Miami with a nice lady named…

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    Weird World Of LSD, The (1967)

    Although I’ve never indulged in the title-drug itself, if I had, I’m sure all of my adventures whilst under the influence would occur in black and white, accompanied by a free…