CERTIFIED WEIRD: Ingmar Bergman pushes the limits of provocation with his made-for-TV-movie The Rite (1969)

It all culminates in the presentation of the act – a mock-pagan staging, with the overdramatized, blasphemous masks and costumes, leads to mock-pornography that purposefully provokes. … More CERTIFIED WEIRD: Ingmar Bergman pushes the limits of provocation with his made-for-TV-movie The Rite (1969)

CERTIFIED WEIRD: Cannes Palme d’Or Winner Titane Marks the 2021 Highpoint of Weird Cinema

Titane is an acid-laced experience, hard to describe in exact words the sensation of it. Julia Ducournau’s body horror, Palme d’Or winning film takes the completely unhinged premise of a symbiotic relationship between woman and machine, slaps on a complex human drama, and lingers on the one question that holds your attention to the last moment. Outside of the batty story, the sheer energy of the filmmaking and performances give way to a strange type of horror that is unconventional. … More CERTIFIED WEIRD: Cannes Palme d’Or Winner Titane Marks the 2021 Highpoint of Weird Cinema