They Don’t Cut the Grass Anymore (Nathan Schiff; 1985)

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Two unkempt southern boys cut a swath of destruction through Long Island suburbia when mowing lawns proves to be less than fulfilling. Nathan Schiff’s third (and arguably best to date) feature is a blood-soaked romp filled with nasty mutilations, long … Continued

Recap! Rewind! Redux! July 2015

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Satan’s Blade (L. Scott Castillo Jr., 1984) – This rambling attempt to capitalize upon the early 80s slasher boom couldn’t be more of a mess. The plot involves a bank robbery which awkwardly leads into some bullshit about an evil … Continued

The Centerfold Girls (John Peyser, 1974)

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  A psychopathic serial killer butchers women who appeared nude in a girlie magazine – and anyone else who gets in his way.  More exploitation flick than slasher and too overt to be approaching giallo territory, John Peyser’s The Centerfold … Continued

The Love Cult (Barry Mahon, 1966)

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A down on his luck television hypnotist starts a sex cult to bilk people out of their hard earned cash and bang sluts.  American war hero turned director Barry Mahon was definitely no stranger to sleazy cinema, having been behind … Continued

Death Curse of Tartu (William Grefe, 1966)

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A group of archaeology students have an impromptu dance party on the burial mound of a long-dead Indian witch-doctor in the Florida everglades. What do YOU think happens? I was going to title this piece “Death Curse of Tartu OR … Continued

The Candy Snatchers (Guerdon Trueblood, 1973)

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A trio of miscreants kidnap a schoolgirl intent on ransoming her back to her family. A nosy autistic boy becomes the only witness to the crime. Heralded by many as one of the greatest exploitation films of all time, Guerdon … Continued

He Knows You’re Alone (aka Blood Wedding) (Armand Mastroianni, 1980)

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Brides-to-be in Staten Island are getting bumped off by some wacko with matrimonial issues and a penchant for poking sluts with a knife. You gotta love that title. The general consensus on He Knows You’re Alone seems to be poor, … Continued

Massage Parlor Murders (aka Massage Parlor Hookers) (Chester Fox, Alex Stevens, 1973)

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A serial killer is frequenting seedy massage parlors in NYC and murdering whores plying their trade. Sounds awesome, right? Chances are you were hooked by the title alone (I know I was)… the truth is, this little known sickie  isn’t … Continued

Streets (Katt Shea, 1990)

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A psycho motorcycle cop terrorizes a young prostitute in Venice, California after his attempt to rape her is thwarted by a young runaway. Knowing she can identify him, he will do whatever it takes to find and eliminate her after … Continued

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