Metro Bizarro

Metro Bizarro is a monthly foray into the weird, wacky and wonderful world of fringe cinema. Each month, it explores the twisted underbelly of Hollywood and beyond, screening filmic gems that literally need to be seen to be believed. Trippy gunfighter sagas, psychotronic rock operas, dystopian road odysseys - all of these and much more make an appearance. Curated by Maggie Hardy.

Two Thousand Maniacs!

  • Oct 21 (2015) @ 9:30pm

Yee-haw! Metro Bizarro is proud to present one of the first and finest Southern slasher flicks: H.G. Lewis’ Two Thousand Maniacs! Gruesomely stained in blood colour, this is one of the triumphs of Lewis’ career. 

Bizarro: Bizarro Mixed Tape: Revenge of Beyond Bizarro

  • Sep 16 (2015) @ 9:30pm

It’s back! Metro Bizarro is proud to present an all new entry into its annual video mixtape series: Revenge of Beyond Bizarro

Bizarro: Tetsuo, The Iron Man

  • Aug 12 (2015) @ 9:30pm

Tetsuo, The Iron Man is a fever dream of industrial-cyberpunk-body horror, a monument to the bizarre, and a beacon of underground oddity. 

Bizarro: Little Shop of Horrors

  • Jul 15 (2015) @ 9:30pm

Little Shop of Horrors is best known for inspiring the wildly popular stage play and musical of the same name which was filmed in 1986 and the cartoon series Little Shop (1991). See where the legacy all began and Jack Nicholson’s rise to fame with Little Shop of Horrors.

Bizarro: The Raspberry Reich

  • Jun 17 (2015) @ 9:30pm

Metro Bizarro celebrates Pride with provocateur and enfant terrible, Bruce LaBruce, one of Canada’s premier directors. Mixing art and pornography in high form, The Raspberry Reich (also available in more explicit form as The Revolution Is My Boyfriend) is a brutal satire of terrorist chic that follows a young group of leftist radicals as they plan the kidnapping of a rich banker’s son. 

Bizarro: Fritz the Cat

  • May 20 (2015) @ 9pm

Join Metro Bizarro for a classic of both underground filmmaking and animation. Based on Robert Crumb’s eponymous comic, Fritz is one of the most daring films of the 70s.

Bizarro: Four Flies on Grey Velvet

  • Apr 22 (2015) @ 9pm

Metro Bizarro continues to pay homage to Alfred Hitchcock with a film from the Italian Hitchcock; Dario Argento. A drummer gets caught up in a web of stalking, black-mail, and murder only to find out that nothing is as it seems.

Bizarro: Psycho II

  • Mar 18 (2015) @ 9pm

After 22 years of confinement, Norman Bates (reprised by Anthony Perkins) is declared sane and returns to his family home. Metro Bizarro is proud to present one of the best horror sequels ever made and a fine tribute to Hitchcock.

Bizarro: Black Mama, White Mama

  • Feb 18 (2015) @ 9:30pm
Bizarro is proud to present Black Mama, White Mama (a.k.a.Women in Chains, Chained Women, and Hot, Hard and Mean), a fun subversion of The Defiant Ones. A prostitute in jail on a bum rap (Pam Grier) teams up with an... view more

Bizarro: Vampyros Lesbos

  • Jan 21 (2015) @ 9:30pm
This month Bizarro pays tribute to two awesome things: Lesbian Vampires and the late great Jesús (Jess) Franco. Jess Franco is one of the exploitation greats, he made films hard, fast, and dirty much like their content. He was a... view more

Bizarro: Last Night

  • Dec 17 (2014) @ 9:30pm
The world is about to end. what do you do? written and directed by its star, Canadian icon Don McKellar, and featuring fantastic performances by Sandra Oh and Callum Kieth Rennie, _Last Night_ is one of the driest, wryest, darkest,... view more

Bizarro: The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears

  • Nov 19 (2014) @ 9pm
The new film from the Belgian duo directors who brought us_ Amer_ and _The ABCs of Death_ (Segment O). _Strange Colour_ is a visually stunning psycho-sexual neo-giallo about one man searching his apartment for his wife. His search is derailed... view more

Bizarro: Maniac Cop 2

  • Oct 22 (2014) @ 9:30pm
Bizarro is very proud to present back to back films with Crime Watch as part of DEDfest 2014._ Maniac Cop 2_ is everything _Maniac Cop_ was and more! There are more stunts, more action, more deranged kills, and yes, more... view more
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