This week we take a look at the intense teen thriller SUPER DARK TIMES, Mario Bava’s final movie SHOCK, and Paul Verhoeven’s controversial ELLE. Plus a preview of what to expect from Nicolas Winding Refn’s new “content platform” BYNWR, and your mail!
Vince Vaughn brings the pain in S. Craig Zahler’s follow-up to BONE TOMAHAWK, the bone-crunching, head-smashing exploitation drama BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99. We also look at Netflix’s recent horror comedy THE BABYSITTER, talk PURGE and SAW, and read your mail!
We’ve got a Japanese double-bill this week – Sion Sono’s latest slice of gory art-trash lunacy TAG, and MIFUNE: THE LAST SAMUARI, a documentary about Kurosawa’s leading man, the late, great Toshiro Mifune. And we put the streaming on one side and get into the debate about Aronofsky’s’s MOTHER!
There’s synth rock, sleazy nightclubs and cannibal mermaids on the menu this week, as we discuss the Polish horror musical THE LURE. Plus a look at the 70s crime classic STRAIGHT TIME, manga adaptation DEATH NOTE, and more!
We bite into acclaimed urban vampire tale THE TRANSFIGURATION this week, plus reviews of BLAIR WITCH and Anthony Mann’s classic noir T-MEN. And your mail!
On this week’s bonus episode we travel back to 2006 and Mondo Movie episode 19. Next week we’ll be looking at the indie vampire movie THE TRANSFIGURATION, so to tie into that – plus the sad recent death of director George Romero – here’s our review of Romero’s classic MARTIN. See you all next week!
We return after a couple of weeks away with a look at the directorial debut from musician Steven Ellison (aka Flying Lotus) – the bizarre futuristic horror comedy anthology KUSO. Plus your mail and a catch up with some of the movies we’ve been watching in the last few weeks.
Bong Joon Ho’s genre-bending satire OKJA is our lead review this week, together with a look at John Waters’ MULTIPLE MANIACS, the 2000AD documentary FUTURE SHOCK, and Dan’s first ever viewing of the classic CHILD’S PLAY!
On the latest bonus episode we ready ourselves for next week’s review of Joon-ho Bong’s OKJA by going back to 2006 with a look at his previous monster movie THE HOST, chosen from the Mondo vault and introduced by Ben. See you all next week!
This week we take on a double-bill of Asian action, with a look at Johnnie To’s latest thriller THREE and the bone-crunching Indonesian hurtfest HEADSHOT. Plus Oz Perkins’ chilly horror FEBRUARY/THE BLACKCOAT’S DAUGHTER and the synth-rock cult classic MIAMI CONNECTION. And your mail!