Critics sometimes say that films like Running Man and Battle Royale implicate the viewer. When you watch them, you’re supposed to recognize the ickiness of your own enjoyment of uber-violence. But isn’t the ickiness also part of the enjoyment?
Tag: exploitation cinema
Two from the Drafthouse: A Field in England and Nothing Bad Can Happen
Notes on a couple new releases from a young distributor that aims to “destroy the barriers between grindhouse and art-house.”
A Lovely conversation about X-rated film director Armand Weston
In light of tomorrow’s revival of Expose Me, Lovely, an interview with exploitation and hard-core film historian Joe Rubin