Articles tagged jess franco

Franco Shadows Franco in These Two Strange Films

The Sadistic Baron Von Klaus and The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein illustrate what bad things can happen when you have too much time on your hands.

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6 Feb 2008 // 10:00 PM

Eugenie de Sade

Franco's moral distance leaves us in freefall, and each turn in the descent feels increasingly queasy and claustrophobic.

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//Mixed media
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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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