Author: Don Anelli

CLOWNFACE * UK 2019 Dir: Alex Bourne. 93 mins One year after her roommate’s disappearance, teenager Jenna (Hannah Douglas) tries to reconnect with friend Amy (Abigail Wisdom) which soon evolves into them throwing a party at her house to get back into their social status. While they’re trying to prepare for their party, Owen (Richard Buck) has also moved into the area to rent a room and find out more details from the locals as the series of strange killings and disappearances continue throughout the town. As the party starts and more bodies start getting dropped, they realize the killings…

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LADY FRANKENSTEIN *** Italy 1971 Dir: Mel Welles & Aureliano Luppi. 99 mins When Dr. Frankenstein (Joseph Cotten) is killed by a monster he created, his daughter Tania (Rosalba Neri) and his lab assistant Marshall (Paul Muller) try to continue his experiments. The two fall in love and attempt to transplant Marshall’s brain into the muscular body of a slow servant Stephen, in order to prolong the aging Marshall’s life. Meanwhile, the first monster (Paul Whiteman) seeks revenge on the grave robbers who sold the body parts used in its creation to Dr. Frankenstein. Soon it comes after Marshall and…

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THE H-MAN **** Japan 1958 Dir: Ishiro Honda. 86 mins Following a bizarre series of crimes, the local police are confused about the incident featuring a strange connection to a local criminal gang smuggling diamonds throughout the city. While an inspector begins looking into the case, a scientist finds that a series of strange encounters around the city are tied to a nuclear accident that left various victims afflicted with a condition that turned them into murderous blobs of gas that reduce their victims to pools of slime. Aware that the last killer blob left alive is targeting the members…

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AN EXQUISITE MEAL * USA 2020 Dir: Robert Bruce Carter. 60 mins Agreeing to host a dinner party, a man prepares for a series of eccentric guests to come visit for the get-together. As the evening descends into chaos with a series of unruly and chaotic behavior featuring everyone descending into the most basic parts of their psyche featuring an orgy of sex, violence, and any other primal instinct they find themselves capable of which begins to cause the party to be delayed. With the night on its last legs, he devises any means possible to salvage the originally intended…

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BREEDER ** Denmark 2020 Dir: Jens Dahl. 107 mins A renowned health supplement company, run by a ruthless businesswoman, is selecting and abducting young women as part of an experiment bio-hacking babies’ DNA to enable her clients to reverse the aging process. When Mia (Sara Hjort Ditlevsen) goes to investigate, she finds herself trapped, branded, and tortured in a grim underground facility. Familiar faces start to appear, and she realizes that she is not alone in this. Can she somehow find inner strength and escape from the nightmare? Overall, there’s just very little to like about “Breeder.” Among the few…

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