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The unlikely connection between Rounders and a celebrated comedian
Our reader Justine Levy argues that one of the dirtiest poker movies ever is strangely and intimately linked to a famous comedian - can you guess who it is? [Read More...]

The Brown Bunny at 20: up yours, Roger Ebert!
With the 76th Cannes Film Festival at full throttle, it's time to reflect on the indie gem that the biggest film critic of all time compared to a colonoscopy, and which barely survived its red carpet premiere exactly two decades ago [Read More...]

Is Jerry & Marge Go Large just too true to life?
Our writer Mariano Garcia questions whether David Frankel's film from last year goes one too step too far in its representation of "reality", and ultimately suffers from being too true-to-life [Read More...]

Top 3 dirty movies waiting for a sequel!
Our reader Pedro Lynn picks three dirty movies, all from this century, that are just aching to have a sequel remade in the near future. How many have you seen? [Read More...]

From screen to page: the perfect essay-writing films
From Pulp Fiction to Parasite: our writer Mariano Garcia lists the dirty movies that make your essay-writing experience smooth and exciting! [Read More...]

Conversations with Bruce LaBruce at the coalface in Antwerp
Bruce LaBruce travels to Antwerp, and gets behind the camera for the latest edition of Doesn't Exist; he discusses pornography, the 1970s, Catherine Breillat, the #MeToo and the LGB movements, Netflix, and the illegitimate son of Fidel Castro! [Read More...]

The 10 Bruce LaBruce films that don’t exist
Eoghan Lyng has imagined 10 dirty movies that Bruce LaBruce never made, in a surprising list that delighted the Canadian director himself - in partnership with Doesn't Exist Magazine [Read More...]

Is 65 the new Jurassic Park?
Marina Hillquist argues that the American sci-fi action thriller by the creators of A Quiet Place had the potential to unseat the monopoly of the Jurassic Park franchise, but it struggled to escape some familiar trappings [Read More...]

Reclaiming Vincente Minnelli’s overlooked gem
Not quite what it seems: Isy Santini takes a dirty look at Vincente Minnelli's Brigadoon and argues that the film - which most thought to be a musical - was in reality a horror piece! [Read More...]

Bruce LaBruce inside Pasolini: transgressive filmmaker is in London this April
Canadian provocateur travels to London this April for a string of events at the BFI, the Rich Mix, and a sexually explicit film/exhibition inspired by Pasolini's Theorem at arts organisation a/political - in partnership with DMovies and Doesn't Exist [Read More...]

The dirtiest film of all time: Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s Hello Cinema
DMovies' editor Victor Fraga selects his dirtiest film of all time: this explosive cocktail of cinematic truth and lies made in Iran during the centenary of cinema inspired him to study film and to become a filmmaker [Read More...]

The top 10 dirtiest sequels ever made!
Eoghan Lyng selects the most thought-provoking, twisted and dirtylicious film sequels ever made; the list is dedicated to championing the younger, mightier siblings that Hollywood has often overlooked [Read More...]

The top 10 misogynistic films of all time!
From loving rape victims to "ugly" women with rotten teeth and monstrous villainesses with stiletto-shaped feet: Isy Santini picks 10 films from throughout the history of cinema that are beyond insulting to women! [Read More...]

Our lowdown on the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival
DMovies' editor Victor Fraga attended his 11th Berlinale, reviewed 20 films exclusively for you, and now comments on the big award winners [Read More...]

Our top 5 dirty stunts ever
Our reader Marina Hillquist chooses five film scenes that instills viewers with awe and inspiration, in a list that will make your heart beat a lot faster! [Read More...]

My top 5 dirty LGBTQ+ films of all time
Our reader Mariano Garcia picks the most thought-provoking, intriguing and downright filthy queer movies, the ones that have helped to change his life! [Read More...]

John is waiting for the light!
In his second diary entry from the northernmost and the coldest film festival on Earth, in Tromsø (Northern Norway), John Bleasdale reports on seeing the Northern Lights as well as a British movie full of brightness [Read More...]

John’s on top of the world!
John Bleasdale reports live from the 12th edition of the Tromsø International Film Festival, the coldest and the northernmost film festival in the world; check out the dirty gems that he has unearthed so far! [Read More...]

Two women, one hotel, many dreams!
Meet the two Belgian filmmakers behind Dreaming Walls, the latest documentary about the emblematic Chelsea Hotel; they share their dreams, their secrets, their experience working with Martin Scorsese, and more with Gaelle Biguenet [Read More...]

The dirty movies that will rock you!
Our reader Mariano Garcia selects five historical rockumentaries that will get even the coldest of souls shaking and jumping! [Read More...]

Just grab them by the d**k!
Gaelle Biguenet examines the power structures of Abigail’s and Carl's characters in The Triangle of Sadness, and reveals that the Filipino-cleaner-turned-captain-and-sexual-predator is in reality a conformist [Read More...]

The top 5 dirtiest casino movies ever made!
Our writer Petra von Kant gets her hands dirty as she select the top 5 dirty films that shed an entirely different light on the casino experience! [Read More...]

The four dirtiest war movies on Netflix
Our reader Jeanette Reluz picks her three favourite movies on Netflix that shed a completely different light on the darkness of the war conflict [Read More...]

The Top 10 dirtiest movies of 2022
Once again, it's that time of the year when we ask our writers to pick their favourite dirty movie of the year; the dirtylicious list is full of delightful surprises from various corners of the planet! [Read More...]

Dirty and useful: the movies that have something teach you
Our teenage reader Mariano Garcia lists the dirty movies that have helped him to improve his life in more ways than one; you too could learn a thing or two! [Read More...]

Our dirty questions to Marc Fouchard
John McDonald talks to the director of French drama OUT OF THIS WORLD, a dirty movie about music, deafness, misogyny and murder; producer Julien Russo also joins the conversation [Read More...]

The 2nd Red Sea International Film Festival: our verdict
DMovies' editor Victor Fraga attended the second edition of the largest cinema event of Saudi Arabia, a country that has seen massive changes in the past few years. Here's an overview of what he saw: [Read More...]

Our dirty questions to Gaspar Noé
DMovies' editor Victor Fraga meets with Franco-Argentinean filmmaker at the Red Sea Film Festival, in Saudi Arabia; they talk about his latest film Vortex, subversive practices, Arabic culture, his connection to Britain, and more! [Read More...]

Our dirty questions to Fatih Akin
DMovies' editor Victor Fraga encountered Turkish-German director Fatih Akin at the Red Sea International Film Festival; they talked about his experience in Saudi Arabia, his latest movie Rhinegold, what it means to be a Muslim in Europe, football and more [Read More...]

Daniel Waters answers our dirty questions
Just as Tim Burton's iconic Batman Returns marks its 30-year anniversary with a very large theatrical release in the UK, Ian Schultz speaks to the filthy mind behind the film [Read More...]

Seven books that became dirty movies
Our reader Mariano Garcia blends cinema with the fabulous world of literature, demonstrating that it is indeed possible to grab popcorn and read a boom at the same time [Read More...]

PÖFF’s Critics’ Picks Competition: The Aftermath
Jeremy Clarke assesses his first visit to the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, and his views of the brand new Critics' Picks competitive strand [Read More...]

Our verdict of the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival: the finest selection in five years
During the past two weeks, seven journalists from DMovies covered the most exciting and diverse film festival of Northern Europe; here are our main highlights! [Read More...]

PÖFF’s First Feature Competition: Reflections upon leaving Tallinn
Liván García-Duquesne describes his unforgettable experience at Northern Europe's most exciting and diverse film festival; he watched all the 18 films in the First Feature Competition! [Read More...]

The three dirtiest horror movies: reader’s picks
Our loyal reader Mariano Garcia picks his very favourite horror movies ever made; they are downright filthy but also meaningful at the same time [Read More...]

Conversations with John Waters: the heart of the matter
DMovies' editor Victor Fraga interviewed the iconic John Waters for a special tribute, in partnership with Doesn't Exist magazine. They talked about his extensive career, writing your own materials, insulting animals, coprophagia, Ken Loach, Pier Paolo Pasolini and much more! [Read More...]

Critics’ Picks: a brand-new film selection hits Tallinn
Jeremy Clarke anticipates his first visit to 26th PÖFF Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and its brand-new Critics' Picks strand [Read More...]

The 10 dirty movies that John Waters never made
John Bleasdale has done something wholly blasphemous: he has imagined 10 films that the magnificently dirty genius John Waters never made; the list is bursting with colour, subversion, and plain filth - in partnership with Doesn't Exist Magazine [Read More...]

PÖFF’s Main Competition showcases an audacious selection of world cinema
Now in its 26th edition, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces its truly diverse selection, once again reminding Europe and the world why the Estonian capital is the city of world cinema! [Read More...]

Our top 10 dirty picks from the 30th Raindance Film Festival
We have handpicked 10 dirty movies from the upcoming Raindance Film Festival and reviewed each one individually for you; the action takes place between October 26th and November 5th [Read More...]

Norway offers our writer one profound revelation!
John Bleasdale arrives at the Bergen International Film Festival and ponders about the assumption of honesty, while also reflecting on the very first film he's caught. [Read More...]

The risk-takers merit an award!
For a quarter of a century, the Raindance Film Festival has been celebrating audacious and bold filmmaking with a prize made just for them; here's the longlist for year's Discovery Award! [Read More...]

PÖFF’s First Feature Competition: youthful insights from around the world
This year's exciting debut feature selection offers a vast catalogue of intriguing films set to put emerging filmmakers on the map! [Read More...]

Meet the women at the helm of Raindance!
Now on its 30th edition, Raindance promotes two women, Martyna Szmytkowska and Malaika Bova, to Artistic Director level, ensuring an all-female trio at the head of programming; we asked them what we should expect from the event this year and also in the next three decades! [Read More...]

Our top 10 dirty picks from the 66th BFI London Film Festival
The 66th edition of the largest film festival in the UK takes place between October 5th and 16th in multiple venues across London, and online screenings everywhere in the UK - here are the dirtiest movies picked exclusively for you! [Read More...]

Our verdict of the 70th edition of San Sebastian
Our editor Victor Fraga attended the 70th edition of one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world in its entirety; he discusses the diverse film selection and the incredible experience [Read More...]

Two men, very little CGI and a lot of imagination!
Ian Schultz talks to Kentucker Audley and Albert Birney, the directors of STRAWBERRY MANSION, about Terry Gilliam, John Waters, Jan Svankmajer, how to make a film with very few sets, and much more! [Read More...]

Three movies that prove education can change the world!
Sylvester Greer investigates three films that can shape the way people engage with their learning experience, and ultimately change our society for the best [Read More...]

How the Sarajevo Film Festival holds a hand out to Ukraine
John Bleasdale reports live from the Sarajevo Film Festival, which demonstrates that film can serve as gesture of international solidarity [Read More...]

The 75th Locarno Film Festival: dark films for dark times
Dirty gem of a movie from Brazil takes home the top prize at the 75th Locarno Film Festival - a beam of optimism during an otherwise sullen programme [Read More...]