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der samurai queer horror
April 15, 2023
From ‘Jungle Holocaust’ to ‘Rituals’, there are five underrated queer horror films you need to watch immediately.
January 25, 2023
In honor of the late and great Tobe Hooper’s birthday, we’re looking at his entire filmography and why he is such a master of horror.
What Have You Done Daniel
December 8, 2022
We spoke with extreme horror director Domiziano Cristopharo about ‘What Have You Done, Daniel?’, filming sex and violence, and more.
knife + heart queer horror
September 14, 2022
From ‘Death Drop Gorgeous’ to ‘Knife + Heart’, you need to watch these four queer horror films to get in the Halloween spirit.
July 12, 2022
John Patterson examines Koji Shiraishi’s extreme horror ‘Grotesque’ and its surprising takedown of heteronormativity.
May 10, 2022
John Patterson looks at a deranged double feature of cannibalistic and necrophilic desire in ‘eROTik’ and ‘Cannibal’.
29 Needles
April 12, 2022
In the latest New Queer Extremity, John Patterson does a deep dive into the extreme horror film ’29 Needles’ and its perverse beauty.
March 8, 2022
From ‘Ichi the Killer’ to ‘High Tension’, these four films gave writer John Patterson a taste for the gay, extreme, and subversive.
February 8, 2022
In New Queer Extremity, John Patterson looks at ‘Hallucinations’ and ‘Shatter Dead’, two shot-on-video films that grapple with queerness.
American Guinea Pig
January 11, 2022
‘American Guinea Pig: Sacrifice’ is more than just violence. It’s a deeper examination of finding one’s true self.
December 14, 2021
Japanese cyberpunk film Tetsuo: The Iron Man provides both beauty and horror in the face of bodily transformation and sexual awakening.
November 9, 2021
In the first installment of New Queer Extremity, John Patterson delves into the extreme horror film ‘Torment.;