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View Poll Results: What's your favorite film involving snuff themes?
8mm 2 2.90%
A Serbian Film 4 5.80%
August Underground 0 0%
Cannibal Holocaust 12 17.39%
Faces of Death (series) 2 2.90%
Guinea Pig (series) 1 1.45%
Hardcore 2 2.90%
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer 7 10.14%
Last House on Dead End Street 2 2.90%
Mute Witness 5 7.25%
Peeping Tom 1 1.45%
Sinister 3 4.35%
Snuff 0 0%
Special Effects 1 1.45%
Tesis 2 2.90%
The Running Man 3 4.35%
My Little Eye 0 0%
Video Violence 2 2.90%
Videodrome 19 27.54%
Other (specify in thread)... 1 1.45%
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Old 10-14-2013, 01:59 PM   #16
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Really tough, but I had to go with Cannibal Holocaust. But I really love so many of these like Thesis and Hardcore.
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Old 10-14-2013, 02:38 PM   #17
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Voted Videodrome. A close 2nd is the Faces of Death series, which I own all four of them, including the 30th Anniversary edition.
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Old 10-14-2013, 05:21 PM   #18
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Check the clearance section at FYE. I bought the DVD there for $1.98 a while ago. They had a bunch of other MGM titles too, but the only other one I bought was Morons From Outer Space.
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Old 10-14-2013, 09:58 PM   #19
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I went with Cannibal Holocaust, which despite being uncomfortable, makes a powerful statement. For some reason, Videodrome didn't cross my mind as an option, but I definitely consider that more enjoyable.
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Old 10-14-2013, 10:05 PM   #20
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Definitely Videodrome. A rare film where the visuals are so visceral.
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Old 10-17-2013, 06:52 AM   #21
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You left out Ilsa, The Wicked Warden and Emanuelle In America. I would have left out The Running Man, it really doesn't have a snuff theme.
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Old 10-17-2013, 04:14 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by MrTransistor1 View Post
You left out Ilsa, The Wicked Warden and Emanuelle In America. I would have left out The Running Man, it really doesn't have a snuff theme.
You know, I've never seen any of the Ilsa movies, so that's my bad. Emanuelle is mostly a skin flick that ends with a pretty effective snuff angle. I thought The Running Man would be a better choice because the idea of killing people on camera for entertainment is the essence of what snuff is all about, even if the film is more of a dystopian action film.
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Old 10-31-2013, 04:57 AM   #23
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Voted for Tesis one of the best snuff movies ever! Easily blows Videodrome out of the water like a dead fish.
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Old 11-10-2013, 03:05 AM   #24
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Considering that snuff = the intentional murder on camera with the intent to sell, most these films don't even fit.
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Old 12-09-2013, 05:31 AM   #25
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I'm conflicted. For personal favorite film, disregarding the importance it places on the themes surrounding "snuff": Videodrome. Because I friggin' love that film.

But my favorite film in its capacity to "deal with" snuff: The Howling. Musically, I know the opening to the film wasn't doing "all it could" to suggest Karen was actually descending into a world of sleaze, but still visually and thematically- this was one hell of an opening to a werewolf film. Or a horror film about repression + trauma triggering a parting with one's memory or identity.
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