Katt Shea

Katt Shea

Writer-director Katt Shea has been honored with retrospectives of her critically acclaimed films at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, The British Film Institute in London and various festivals throughout Europe.  Her work includes: Poison Ivy starring Drew Barrymore and Tom Skerritt, The Rage: Carrie II, and Dance of the Damned.

Commentaries by Katt Shea

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Klute

1971
Warner Bros.
From the bygone days (1971) when studios routinely made the kind of adult material now...
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Altered States

1980
Warner Bros.
William Hurt, in his screen debut, experiments with that nostalgic 80s pastime, sensory deprivation,...
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The Fly

1986
20th Century Fox
Cronenberg’s tragicomic gross-out remake of the 1958 Vincent Price original goes to extremes unusual...
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The Pom Pom Girls

1976
Crown International Pictures
Even in 1976 Joe Ruben’s drive-in sexploitation hit was considered a cut...
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Poison Ivy

“What Ivy wants, Ivy gets.” Depraved teen seductress Drew Barrymore is the houseguest from...
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Scarface

1983
Universal
Brian de Palma and Oliver Stone’s ultra-violent, over the top remake of the 1932 Howard...
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Devil Doll

1964
Associated Film Distributing Corp.
The old chestnut of the the crazed ventriloquist possessed by his dummy dates back...
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The Man with the Golden Arm

1955
United Artists
Notorious envelope-pusher Otto Preminger was the first to produce an...
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Shock Corridor

1963
Allied Artists
1963 America is a madhouse. Sam Fuller’s lurid tabloid classic plays like a brilliantly...
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Dog Day Afternoon

1975
Warner Bros.
Pacino Unleashed! Sidney Lumet’s riveting true-life recreation of an amateur bank heist gone...
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I Walked With a Zombie

1943
RKO Radio Pictures
Hoping to horn in on Universal’s wartime horror windfall, RKO saddled...
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The Egg and I

1947
Universal
As big a hit as it was, this progenitor of Green Acres...
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Where Danger Lives

1950
RKO Radio Pictures
Introducing Howard Hughes’ latest discovery, Faith Domergue, as a wacko femme fatale who...
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They Call Her One Eye

1974
AIP
Distributed under several titles including Thriller: A Cruel Picture and Hooker’s...
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