Tagged with Exploitation

The Arena (1974)

The Arena (1974)

There’s a moment in Airplane! where a young boy has been invited to the cockpit to see the pilots at work and one of them, Captain Oveur, asks him: “Joey, do you like movies about gladiators?”. It is one one of several lines suggesting that Captain Oveur might have an unhealthy interest in young boys … Continue reading

Too Hot To Handle (1977)

Too Hot To Handle (1977)

With a poster like the one below, how could this film be bad in any way, shape or form? Then, with expectations set so studidly high it’s perhaps no surprise that the film itself is a small dispappointment. I mean, it’s still pretty awesome, but as awesome as that poster? I’m afraid not. Cheri Caffaro … Continue reading

Revolution and sexy nurses in The Hot Box (1972)

Revolution and sexy nurses in The Hot Box (1972)

Over the past few days I’ve been watching Mark Hartley’s wonderful meticulously researched Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010), a documentary about Filipino action/exploitation cinema. Because it name checks so many amazing-sounding people and films I’ve decided to just watch it in 20-minute intervals and actually watch some of the titles mentioned as I go along. Last … Continue reading

Poster Art: Savage Streets (1984)

Poster Art: Savage Streets (1984)

There are sooo many different posters and covers for Savage Streets out there, each of them awesome in their own way (some just because they are so insanely cheesy and awful). The film itself is also definitely worth checking out, a must-see even. It’s one of my favourite revenge movies, starring Linda Blair as a … Continue reading