At MovieMoorlocks — it’s heavy on the Canuxploitation:
Actually, you could program a whole festival of “Canuxploitation” and I’d be over the moon. What a great time it was to be a filmmaker in Canada, when tax loopholes were employed to bang out one grimy grindhouse picture after another. David Cronenberg’s career rose out of that era and his early, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968)-inspired RABID (1976) remains my favorite of his movies. I’d be hard-pressed to select even ten Canadian exploitation pictures to show, that’s how many great ones there are, but top of my list would be Peter Carter’s RITUALS (1977). Most often fobbed off as a DELIVERANCE (1972) rip-off, RITUALS is something altogether different; not an examination of modern man’s place in this wild world, as was the John Boorman film, but rather a parable about the complicated nature of healing and atonement.