13 TREASURES · #2 · The Signal

The socially aware American horrors of the 70s and innovative spirit of J-horror join with the giddy nastiness of splatter flicks the world over to create the must-see American horror that so few have seen. With the genre better equipped and better loved than ever before, what distinguishes this indie underdog from its fellow American horrors?

A.J. Bowen has the crazy in THE SIGNAL (2007) ...

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13 TREASURES · #1 · Nuda v Brne (Bored in Brno)

13 TREASURES is a feature intended simply as a platform for recommending and exploring the virtues of exceptional but little-known contemporary films that contribute to a rich and alternative cross-section of contemporary cinema and are worth raving about to the world. Be they bona-fide classics not known outside their home country, obscure short-films of exceptional impact and style, or potential cult favorites that never made it into theatres, every one of the films I’ll be covering is nothing short of a must-see for those hungry for a distinct taste of the unusual, the alien and the original.

In this first installment the Czech New Wave sensibility meets contemporary Czech comedy in a meditation on the flimsiness of masculinity and the unsexiness of sex in Moravia…


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