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Films 

Five 1970s Exploitation Films You May Have Missed

Exploitation cinema is a vast array of subgenres, some common knowledge and some you didn’t even know existed. With so many subgenres and films residing under the exploitation umbrella, its easy for a few titles to get lost. This especially true when you consider that most exploitations hype comes from word-of-mouth.  Therefore, it’s easy for […]

Films Scary Fun 

The 10 Scariest Horror Movies of the 1970s

It’s October, and everyone is on a quest to find some highly scary viewing for the Halloween holiday. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be working my way through the decades, highlighting the absolute scariest horror films from each. The 1970s brought a wave of highly graphic and intensely violent horror films to mainstream audiences. […]

TV 

On the Inside — The Cult of PRISONER: CELL BLOCK H

It has been decades now since the cell doors of Wentworth Detention Centre shut up shop (er, prison), but the Australian drama still attracts an international cult following. The inaugural season of the violent female-dominated soap opera PRISONER (or PRISONER: CELL BLOCK H abroad) — broadcast on Australian television from 1979 to 1986 — started […]