Discover the trippy, transgressive pleasures of Mario Bava’s swansong

Later, when the next sequence shows Marco and Dora playing together in the garden and Dora falling supine to the ground, Marco hurls himself on top of her in a taboo imitation of Bruno’s previous sexual position (even if mother and son are fully clothed). In its uncanny ambiguities, this is more modern gothic than ripoff of The Exorcist. Shock is released on Blu-ray, in a brand new 2K restoration from the original 35mm camera negative, on 17 January via Arrow Home Video. The film’s status as swansong brings with…

Post a cinematic ode to your mother and win a signed Pedro Almodóvar poster

Post a cinematic ode to your mother and win a signed Pedro Almodóvar poster Celebrate Pedro Almodóvar’s astonishing new film Parallel Mothers with our latest creative competition. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt. Post it on your main feed or in stories tagging @LWLies, @almodovarUK and #ParallelMothers, and the LWLies team will be judging the entries as they roll in. Published 17 Jan 2022 Share this Of the entries received before the deadline, one overall winner will be selected. Well, head over and read our rave first-look review.…