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SPRING (2014)

In brief: A young man on his travels falls in love with a shape-shifting monster who’s struggling to keep her shit together.

Strapline: “Love is a monster.”

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EVOLUTION (2015)

In brief: A vivid coming of age fairytale about the battle for all our reproductive rights. The monsters want control of our bodies. We can’t let them have it.

Strapline: “Grow to become something new.”

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CUB (2014)

In brief: Part throw-back, part myth-maker in its own right, Jonas Govaerts’ pre-teen backwoods slasher WELP (aka CUB) is a refreshing blast of horror from the Flemish speaking bits of Belgium (& you don’t often get a chance to say that).

Strapline: “Be prepared.”

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KILLBILLIES (2015)

In brief: An urbanoia-themed tale of soft-skinned city folk stumbling across murderous hooch-brewing mutants in the mountains.

Strapline: “The hills are alive with the sound of slaughter.”

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DECOTEAU

1313: GIANT KILLER BEES! (2011)

In brief: A renegade researcher seeking to save the planet’s honey bees accidentally triggers an eco-apocalypse.

In briefs: Despite the film’s promise of honey, DeCoteau’s ‘zombees’ fail to buzz.

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1313: NIGHTMARE MANSION (2011)

In brief: Satan’s love child harvests other twinks’ sins in an attempt to get his mommy back.

In briefs: 5 out of 5. An arousing inaugural entry in the 1313 franchise.

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ANATOMY OF A PSYCHO (1961)

In brief: A scarred but still handsome hoodlum pursues a downward spiral of insanity leading to mayhem and murder.

In briefs: 1 out of 5. Like lingering too long in the locker room before you finally catch a glimpse. But it’s a tantalising peach.

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DECOTEAU

1313: BERMUDA TRIANGLE (2012)

In brief: A treasure hunter’s hubris is punished by a fishy menace from beyond the 4th dimension.

In briefs: 4 out of 5. Plenty of underwear work here as DeCoteau’s Boys get tied up and ‘tortured’ for our pleasure.

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1313: UFO INVASION (2012)

In brief: Alien invaders pillage assorted jocks, hunks & twinks for their valuable natural resources.

In briefs: 5 out of 5. This is the whole cotton-clad enchilada.

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DECOTEAU

1313: BIGFOOT ISLAND (2012)

In brief: A riff on contemporary campus rape culture where a wronged island maiden summons supernatural fur to bring balance to the forest.

In briefs: 2 out of 5. By DeCoteau’s own admission, there’s less “underwear work” here.