X takes a look at some good old-fashioned profit-motivated fear mongering in the AIP exploitation cult classic WILD IN THE STREETS
An Article by Kristen Dowd
Today I’m going to talk about the STD equivalent to “Reefer Madness” – “Sex Madness“. Directed by Dwain Esper and released in 1938, the story follows a young woman during her battle with syphilis. We open to an elderly couple complaining about juvenile sex and the lack of police involvement. Their son [...]
Why had I never seen this movie before? It sat on my “to watch” list for the past year or so, especially since Netflix proudly featured the fact that they have a 115-minute director’s cut exclusive to Netflix. I watched it, finally, and had to wonder aloud why I never had before because this movie is 100% my interests.THE CONCEPT
Iron Sky is not exactly what one would call “high concept.” It’s an exploitation film with a $10 million budget. [...]
Bruno Mattei made an enjoyable film with SS Girls – then he made Women’s Camp 119. There are two sides to the nazisploitation genre; there is the delightful and macabre fun of films like Ilsa; She-Wolf of the SS and Mattei’s SS Girls… the other side is, well, Women’s Camp 119.
CONTENT WARNING! Some discussion and screenshots of some pretty fucked up shit sill follow.LIKE THE WORST OF WiP
One reason that some [...]
After watching both Rats: Night of Terror and Hell of the Living Dead recently I’ve developed a desire to watch and re-watch a lot of the films of Bruno Mattei. Of course with going through the work of Joe D’Amato I’m watching quite a lot of Italian films lately. Luckily they are enjoyable movies. So if I’m going to do this, just watch a bunch of Mattei, might as well start with his first movie.BRUNO MATTEI
Battle of the Amazons Year: 1973 Genre: Fantasy, Exploitation Director: Alfonso Brescia Stars: Lincoln Tate, Lucretia Love, Paolo Tedesco
A tribe of vicious female warriors terrorizes the countryside, and especially the males, until one day the men and some local villagers decide to fight back.