[Fantasia 2021] Short Films: MACHO CARNE / MONSTER DYKË

Two transgressive shorts: one about queer male sexuality, the other about a trans lesbian & a monstrous physical love.

[Fantasia 2020] The Hot & Cold Paranoid Delusions of BLEED WITH ME

Is it paranoia? Or, is your new bff a blood-sucking vampire of some kind? Hard to tell.

Grimm Love Bites at the Heartstrings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHFpFWmGpkw Rohtenburg (English title: Grimm Love). 2010. Directed by Martin Weisz. Screenplay by T.S. Faull. Starring Thomas Kretschmann, Keri Russell, Thomas Huber, Rainier Meissner, Pascal Andres, Axel Wedekind, Tatjana Clasing, Horst D. Scheel, & Nils Dommning. Senator Entertainment Company/Atlantic Streamline. Rated R. 87 minutes. Crime/Drama/Horror ★★★★  To preface my review, I'll start with the real …

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Schramm’s Visceral Psychological Terror

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6050fI_l-vk Schramm: Into the Mind of a Serial Killer. 1993. Directed by Jörg Buttgereit. Screenplay by Buttgereit & Franz Rodenkirchen. Starring Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Monika M., Micha Brendel, Carolina Harnisch, Xaver Schwarzenberger, Gerd Horvath, & Michael Brynntrup. Barrel Entertainment/Jelinski & Buttgereit. Not Rated. 65 minutes. Horror ★★★1/2  Really good or great serial killer films are …

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Black Swan: Dark Hearts, Tortured Artists, and the Transition to Womanhood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coVi98u5RL0 Black Swan. 2010. Directed by Darren Aronofsky. Screenplay by Andrés Heinz, Mark Heyman, & John J. McLaughlin. Starring Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Barbara Hershey, Winona Ryder, Benjamin Millepied, Ksenia Solo, Kristina Anapau, Janet Montgomery, Sebastian Stan, Toby Hemingway, Sergio Torrado, Mark Margolis, & Tina Sloan. Protozoa Pictures/Fox Searchlight Pictures/Cross Creek Pictures. Rated 14A. …

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Take a Tense Little Ride with Trigger Man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTu7XAuMjVY Trigger Man. 2007. Directed, Edited, & Written by Ti West. Starring Reggie Cunningham, Ray Sullivan, Sean Reid, Heather Robb, James Felix McKenney, Seth Abrams, & Larry Fessenden. KINO International/Glass Eye Pix/Scareflix/CCR Productions. Unrated. 80 minutes. Drama/Thriller ★★★1/2  This is a slightly unusual film out of Ti West's filmography. He is a great director, in …

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