Sometimes movie history is made quietly, when you least expect it… and so another landmark in boundary-busting cinema seems to have happened virtually overnight: I’m talking about the online streaming premiere of Ken Russell’s breathtaking 1971 masterpiece THE DEVILS. Recently uploaded by horror streaming service Shudder, the film is considered by many historians to be […]
David Ian McKendry
The horror genre has always been full of controversy. Gore, death, violence, and sex are commonplace in horror stories, often attempting to push moral decency past the current boundaries. Join us below as we look at 5 horror films that have undergone heavy censorship, even to the extent of being banned.
The Oscars have a long and storied history of ignoring so-called “genre movies,” and even though they made one hell of an exception this year – nominating George Miller’s post-apocalyptic car chase thriller MAD MAX: FURY ROAD for a whopping ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture – that streak still more-or-less stands. Especially for the […]
The first week on Beyond Fest 2015 offered up an amazing batch of screenings and events that included an EVIL DEAD double feature with both Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell in attendance, a full on concert with Italian composer Fabio Frizzi, a BETTER OFF DEAD reunion and the premiere of LEGEND! Could week two possibly […]