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Review: Horrors of Malformed Men (1969)

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Banned for decades in its native Japan, director Teruo Ishii's Horrors of Malformed Men is considered a landmark of Japanese horror, in particular the "Ero guro" (erotic-grotesque) genre, which combines horror with bizarre sexuality. Based off the literary works of author Edogawa Rampo, Horrors of Malformed Men is a surreal, psychedelic fever-dream of a movie, where logic and neat, tidy story progression are set aside in favor of a more dream-like atmosphere. While decades of increasingly extreme horror movies, both from Japan and elsewhere, have muted the film's shock value, it remains a uniquely bizarre film. (read more...)