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

Recap! Rewind! Redux! – March 2015

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We thought we’d start a monthly(ish) series where we reflect on recently watched films that have had a significant impact on us, whether they be mind-blowingly brilliant or so god-awful that we just can’t help but blather on about it. So … Continued

Love Angels (aka Prostituzione) (Rino Di Silvestro, 1974)

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A maniac is offing hookers in Italy. Will the police be able to stop him before these unsuspecting ladies of the night become a faded memory?  That’s the best synopsis I could muster for this nonsensical mess. Having enjoyed several … 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

Lust For Freedom (Eric Louzil, 1987)

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After a drug bust goes bad, an undercover female cop gets framed and imprisoned by a corrupt sheriff. On the inside she is forced to endure all manner of abuse and degradation, but nothing can deter her lust for freedom! … Continued

Emanuelle Escapes from Hell (Emanuelle fuga dall’inferno) (aka Emanuelle in Prison, Women’s Prison Massacre, Blade Violent) (Bruno Mattei, 1983)

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Intrepid reporter Emanuelle finds herself incarcerated in a women’s prison after threatening to expose a corrupt official. Humiliated and tortured by the sadistic penal staff, things take a turn for the worse when the prison is taken over by a … Continued

So Sweet, So Dead (aka Rivelazioni Di Un Maniaco Sessuale Al Capo Della Squadra Mobile, Bad Girls, Penetration, The Slasher… is the Sex Maniac!) (Roberto Bianchi Montero, 1972)

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A maniac is killing married women who have been unfaithful, leaving pictures of their sordid affairs at the scene of the crime. Slut-flesh meeting cold steel ensues. Roberto Bianchi Montero’s much overlooked little giallo owes a lot to Mario Bava’s … 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

Madness (aka Vacanze Per Un Massacro) (Fernando Di Leo, 1980)

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A violent escaped convict returns to the place where he stashed a bag of stolen money, only to discover a group of people vacationing at the hiding spot. In this lackluster exploitation entry from Fernando Di Leo (Naked Violence, The … Continued

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