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  1. Noirish: The Annex To John Grant's A Comprehensive Encyclopedia To Film Noir's icon

    Noirish: The Annex To John Grant's A Comprehensive Encyclopedia To Film Noir

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. "The purpose of Noirish is to act as an extension to the Encyclopedia -- an annex, if you like -- where I can add entries for movies that for one reason or another didn't make it into the printed book. In some instances, this is just because the movie concerned was released too late for inclusion. Most often, though, the reason was logistic. Although the Encyclopedia takes the broadest possible view of film noir, there were some movies that were either too obscure or too tangential to the theme to merit the use of precious page space: 800+ large-format pages -- nearly 700,000 words -- may seem a lot but, when you're trying to cover in excess of 3,000 movies, you soon learn to appreciate the constraints. That's why this enterprise has the title it has: Noirish. Many of the movies here are very borderline noir, and some aren't noir at all but have associational interest. Just because a movie's obscure doesn't mean it's lousy . . . although there'll be some lousy movies covered here. There'll also be plenty of movies that are, shall we say, undistinguished -- which is not to say they're without at least some points of interest, and certainly isn't to say they're not lots of fun to watch." -From John Grant on the site's "Modus Operandi" section *#641-687: Of Associated Interest - John Grant does not consider these films noir but has mentioned them due to similar themes, actors or influences. **The following are missing from IMDB: -The Twelve Shorts of Christmas #5: The Bloody Fish (2011) -Tango Silent Films: A Christmas Present for Hannah (2009), The Private Lesson (2010), Oh My, What a Night! (2011), Pornography (2012), One, Two, Three! (2012), Sadie’s Song (2011) -La Moglie (2007) -Peekaboo (2014)
  2. Lupin III Filmography's icon

    Lupin III Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. Contained is a list of all stand-alone Lupin III TV, Video and Film releases. TV series are excluded. #1-11: Animated Theatrical Features #12-15: Animated OVAs #16-42: Feature-length Animated TV Specials #43-44: Live-Action Feature Films Missing from IMDB: -Lupin Shanshei (2012): A series of parody web shorts
  3. The Midnight Eye Guide to New Japanese Film by Tom Mes & Jasper Sharp's icon

    The Midnight Eye Guide to New Japanese Film by Tom Mes & Jasper Sharp

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. "Tom Mes and Jasper Sharp explore the astounding resurgence of Japanese cinema, profiling the most creative contemporary Japanese filmmakers, from the well-known to the up-and-coming, and reviewing almost a hundred of their recent films." Listed is every film reviewed in the titular book.
  4. Taste of Cinema's 25 Weird Animated Movies That Are Worth Your Time's icon

    Taste of Cinema's 25 Weird Animated Movies That Are Worth Your Time

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. "There is an odd perception among the general populace that animated movies are made for children. While there’s an obvious connection between children and brightly colored cartoons, adults by nature want to make things for themselves. The people that get into making animation are obviously driven by the desire to draw. But many times these people are driven by curious forces. The animation medium provides a level of creativity and freedom not seen in many other film genres. It’s only natural that a group of people would take that freedom and run with it. Like running off a cliff at high speeds, falling down into a vat of acid that eats your flesh and melts your brain. This list is collection of those decisions. It’s a list of animated films that are strange, eclectic, disturbing, or just plain bizarre. Most of the choices here are geared towards an adult audience. All of the choices here have been picked to watch while under the influence of strong self-assessment."
  5. Doris Wishman Complete Filmography's icon

    Doris Wishman Complete Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. What follows is a complete filmography of the one of the most prolific female directors in history.
  6. Cirio H. Santiago Complete Filmography's icon

    Cirio H. Santiago Complete Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. Below is a complete filmography of well-known Filipino action and exploitation director Cirio H. Santiago.
  7. José Ramón Larraz Complete Filmography's icon

    José Ramón Larraz Complete Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. Here lies the complete filmography of Spanish director José Ramón Larraz. May he rest in peace.
  8. Nobuhiko Ôbayashi Complete Filmography's icon

    Nobuhiko Ôbayashi Complete Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. All features and shorts directed by the underrated visionary Nobuhiko Ôbayashi are listed here in chronological order.
  9. Curtis Harrington Complete Filmography's icon

    Curtis Harrington Complete Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. Contains a list of all films, shorts and stand-alone anthology episodes of TV series that Curtis Harrington has directed. Excludes episodes of the following: The Legend of Jesse James (2 episodes) Baretta (2 Episodes) Logan's Run (1 Episode) Lucan (1 Episode) Sword of Justice (1 Episode) Vega$ (1 Episode) Charlie's Angels (2 Episodes) Wonder Woman (1 Episode) Hotel (2 Episodes) Glitter (1 Episode) Dynasty (6 Episodes) The Colbys (5 Episodes)
  10. D.A. Pennebaker Filmography's icon

    D.A. Pennebaker Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. Full filmography of D.A. Pennebaker, noted documentarian including music videos, shorts and co-directed features. Music video compilations have been excluded if they just include the video already referenced.
  11. Cocaine Fiends and Reefer Madness: History of Drugs in the Movies 1894-1978's icon

    Cocaine Fiends and Reefer Madness: History of Drugs in the Movies 1894-1978

    Favs/dislikes: 1:0. Silent Films #1 - #420 Sound Films #421 - #1363 Underground Films #1364 - #1412 Stand-Alone TV Programs #1413 - 1430 *Not included are TV series where the whole series is referenced but no specific episodes and the section in the Appendix labeled Drug Abuse Films as it contains many duplicates from other sections and many regional educational films that have little to no information about them online. Not on IMDB*: El Cocaine (1930) - Togo Mizrahi Dancing Powder (1911) Dentiste (1897) Lumiere Dope Trade In Chinatown (1910) The Elixir of Life (1911) UK film Fabricants Clandestins d'Alcool (1908) Gontran Emule de Sherlock Holmes (1912) Halbblut (1913) The Horrors of Drink (1901) R.W. Paul A Late Guest (1910) Pathé Winkle's Great Discovery (1913) Account Settled (1947) amateur 16mm silent British/French film Again (1966) about drugs mixed with music causing suicide Timothy Leary at Folsom Prison (1973) Cold Nose a.k.a. Naso Freddo (1975) Filippo Milani short film Crown Trial (1935) starring Tubby Hayes and directed by Widgey Newman Dr. Jekyll (1964) book sites as originating from Italy but gives no further details Dum Maro (1973?) Indian film about marijuana Electric Ladyland (1972?) Listed in book index but I can't find an actual reference to it on the page referenced in the index. The Evil Weed (1972) silent comedy directed by George Leonard, producer of the band Sha Na Na. Goldfever (1967) dir. Donald Nestington La Guerre de L'opium (1941) germany-produced Images du monde visionnaire (1964) directed by Eric Duvivier A Lone Assassin (1972) Japanese film about drug addict sister LSD: Viaje al Terror (1967?) Spanish-Argentinian Poison Belt (1935) book references it as an American Sherlock Holmes film but the Doyle source book is a sequel to The Lost World, not a Holmes novel at all. Could be mistakenly referenced. Release (1972) by Wiener Filmkollektiv and features Timothy Leary; anti-heroin film Rhythm of Africa (1960?) Book claims it was "conceived" by Jean Cocteau. I've also seen references to this being released in 1948. The Sandal (1970) Sada Kalo (1954) Indian film starring Gurudas Bannerjee Shangri-La (1968?) Indian documentary about Goa Sharks (1975) Book says it features teens getting loaded on the beach in the opening *For Stand-Alone TV Programs and Underground Films, only films present on IMDB were included on the list as both lists included many very obscure films that I could locate little to no reference to anywhere outside this book. Given the author did much of his research at a local library in San Francisco, the possibility exists than many of the referenced films are super 8mm home movies and other amateur productions that make it difficult to determine the source of.
  12. FrightFest Guide: Monster Movies's icon

    FrightFest Guide: Monster Movies

    Favs/dislikes: 4:0. "Monsters have been a part of human culture since we first gained the ability to tell stories. They represent everything from our deepest fears to our feelings of alienation and estrangement. From its beginnings, the cinema has provided a venue to visualize monsters in all their fearsome and sometimes strangely sympathetic glory. They have become some of the movies' most unforgettable, enduring and popular characters. And now the entire spectrum of screen creatures is gathered in one volume. In The Frightfest Guide to Monster Movies, celebrated writer, editor and critic Michael Gingold starts in the silent era and traces the history of the genre all the way through to the present day. From Universal Studios legends such as Frankenstein's Monster and the Mummy, to the big bugs, atomic mutants and space invaders that terrorized the '50s, to the kaiju of Japan and the ecological nightmares of the '70s and '80s, to the CG creatures and updated favourites of recent years ― they're all here. 200 of the greatest creature features from across the globe are reviewed, with fascinating facts and critical analysis, all illustrated with a ghoulish gallery of remarkable monstrous imagery. Cult-favourite filmmaker Frank Henenlotter, creator of some of the screen's most idiosyncratic and bizarre beings, contributes a foreword, A whole world and grisly galaxy of creatures great and small, spawned from space, the supernatural and strange science, the beginning of time, beneath the sea and beyond imagination, await in this book. Dare you confront the beasts within?"
  13. Godfrey Ho Filmography's icon

    Godfrey Ho Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. All films "directed" by Godfrey Ho, the master of cut 'n' paste kung fu action, are listed here to the best of IMDB's knowledge.
  14. Indiewire's 15 Terrifying Foreign Horror Films on Netflix to Keep You Up at Night's icon

    Indiewire's 15 Terrifying Foreign Horror Films on Netflix to Keep You Up at Night

    Favs/dislikes: 1:0.
  15. LiveAbout's 13 Chilling Horror Anime Series and Films You Need to Watch's icon

    LiveAbout's 13 Chilling Horror Anime Series and Films You Need to Watch

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. "When you're looking for a good scare, think about checking out anime series and films. You'll discover a chilling universe of vampires, bogeymen, urban legends, and demons from beyond. Of course, there are a few ghosts and zombies to be found as well. Note that many of these are suggested for teens and up. A few are definitely for mature audiences only."
  16. Honey's Anime's Top 10 Best Horror Anime Movies's icon

    Honey's Anime's Top 10 Best Horror Anime Movies

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. "Horror in the arts and entertainment, has existed for as long as stories have been told. Sharing these scary tales attempts to draw out one’s worst fears, nightmares and terrors of the supernatural and the unknown. Elevated senses and searching for something or someone to hide behind, horror literature and films are a thrilling adventure that may sometimes leave an imprint for a few days after. Most importantly, these tales influence our imagination, questioning whether or not the elements may hold some truth. So in this article, the following titles hold a strong emphasis in the horror genre. Moreover, some of the choices are stand-alone original pieces, while a few have a foundation in manga and TV series. So without further ado, as we are gathered around the fire, here is our list of top 10 horror anime movies! Dare to be scared!" RANKED
  17. ReelRundown's Top 10 Best Horror Anime's icon

    ReelRundown's Top 10 Best Horror Anime

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. "If you’re looking for spooks, scares, and blood-curdling scenarios, then one thing or another, you’re looking for Horror Anime. In the Anime world, there’s only just a handful bunch of shows wherein the word “horror” comes true to its name. Most of the time, anime shows with extreme monstrosities, blood, and gore are already considered as horror. But, as particular as I am with that, I can’t just accept all of those as such without them proving themselves with some horrifying redeeming qualities. That is why here on this list, I’m assembling the Top 10 Best Horror Anime based on how scary and creepy they really are and how they pass my taste for chills and shivers. Actually, making this list is quite difficult for me because there really are just a few horror anime shows that are really…um…dreadful."
  18. NerdMuch's 21 Best Horror Anime That'll Scare the Crap Out of You's icon

    NerdMuch's 21 Best Horror Anime That'll Scare the Crap Out of You

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. "October, the month of spooky, scary skeletons, pumpkin carvings, haunted houses, and delicious cider, is centered around Halloween fun. Halloween is such an awesome holiday, and seemingly everyone seems to be in the mood for candy, scares, horror, and everything bloody. For anime fans, there are plenty of options that fit this criterion, from tales about ghosts, haunted house episodes, and scary shows that will terrify anyone who dares to watch. Below are 21 of the best horror anime that will get anyone in the spooky mood, especially for fans of horror movies and eerie settings." RANKED
  19. TV Overmind's The Top 20 Horror Anime of All-Time's icon

    TV Overmind's The Top 20 Horror Anime of All-Time

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. "Some of the best stories ever told have been in anime (Japanese cartoons). They come in all sorts of genres, including comedy, drama, and thrillers. These cartoons are popular all over the world for their incredible art style and in-depth stories that they offer. Whether you are looking for a playful or serious story – and one that is as fantastical or realistic as you want it to be – there is likely an anime out there for you. A lot of anime fans would find it hard to choose a single favorite anime. They have so much variety between them that one may be a person’s favorite in one category, whereas another is their favorite in a different category. This makes it pretty hard to determine which anime is the best objectively. Plus, it is a very personal decision, making it subjective by nature. One of the more interesting genres appreciated by anime connoisseurs is the horror anime genre. The fact that it is drawn art makes it very easy to introduce some disturbing, fantastical, and implausible themes without stretching a budget or running into similar issues. There is a huge variety of horror anime out there today – it even has a few subgenres of its own. If you are looking for a new show to watch, you might want to consider an anime. Horror fans will appreciate watching a few of these Japanese cartoons. Whether you have seen an anime before or not, you might want to check out the following list of the Top Twenty Horror Anime Series of All-Time."
  20. Thrillist's The 33 Freakiest Horror Anime of All Time's icon

    Thrillist's The 33 Freakiest Horror Anime of All Time

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. "Just as there are masterpieces and real stinkers with spooky TV shows and movies, the same can be said of Japanese anime. Luckily, horror is one area where the medium excels beautifully. With Halloween right around the corner, we've rounded up the most spine-tingling, terrifying anime series the industry has to offer. From Hellsing to When They Cry, there's something for everyone on this list, from anime newcomers to those who've watched all 900+ episodes of One Piece. Grab a change of underwear and a flashlight, because you're about to take a deep dive into the best horror anime series of all time."
  21. Fandom's 13 Must-See Scary Anime Movies's icon

    Fandom's 13 Must-See Scary Anime Movies

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. "Halloween and blood go together like Jason Voorhees and Camp Crystal Lake. And while the aforementioned are pretty terrifying, the anime movies listed here will scare both the living daylights and nightlights out of you. Movies that stay with you after you’ve watched them are are a true hallmark of a great spooky anime. So, here are some anime movies that fans and non-fans alike should watch this Halloween."
  22. MyAnimeList Top 15 Best Horror Anime's icon

    MyAnimeList Top 15 Best Horror Anime

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. "Let’s take a look at some of the best horror anime ever, featuring all the scary elements a horror story should have - death, zombies, ghosts, gore, tragedy, the paranormal, and more! So clear your schedule, call over some friends, switch off the lights, grab the popcorn and prepare to be terrified! We all know there’s no dearth of options for people who’re into horror and scary movies, but when it comes to anime, horror becomes a somewhat elusive genre. As hard as it may seem to get your hands on, there’s no turning back once you step inside the world of scary anime! Let's take a look at some of the scariest horror anime out there!"
  23. Bleeding Skull 50: The Best Something Weird Horror Films's icon

    Bleeding Skull 50: The Best Something Weird Horror Films

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. "In Midnight Movies, authors J. Hoberman and Jonathan Rosenbaum describe underground movies as “redolent of danger, secrecy, subversion, resistance, and liberation; not to mention perversity, alienation, and even madness.” They didn’t know it, but they were also defining Something Weird."
  24. FrightFest Guide: Werewolf Movies's icon

    FrightFest Guide: Werewolf Movies

    Favs/dislikes: 1:0. "The crimson eyes of the werewolf have stalked us across the centuries. We are now most familiar with the wolfman courtesy of Hollywood. Over the past century, a diverse pack of lycanthropes has manifest on the silver screen – in big-bucks blockbusters and zero-budget B-movies – each revealing a little more of the nature of the beast. Within these colorful pages we encounter reluctant wolfmen and shapeshifting sadists, big bad fairytale wolves and lycanthropic nymphomaniacs." --Not on IMDB: -Attack of the Indian Werewolf (2010)
  25. Anime-Planet's Best Noir Anime's icon

    Anime-Planet's Best Noir Anime

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. "Noir is a genre from the 40s and 50s that features hardboiled cynical heroes, femme fatale, and bleak, sleazy settings. These anime either take place in 40s and 50s, or are considered Neo-Noir: titles that combine elements of Noir in a modern or futuristic setting."
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