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5 Classic American Sexploitation Films You Need to See

Some call it “smut”, but I call it “art”. Sexploitation films are a genre of low-budget features that have always enjoyed pushing boundaries. Born out of the 1960s, American sexploitation started popping up after the fall of the Hays code and just before the MPAA instituted a ratings system. Over the years, the American sexploitation […]

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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 […]

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Opium, Nuns, and Ample Flaying: The Tastefully Twisted FLAVIA THE HERETIC

“She Launched A River of BLOOD” The 1974 Italian film FLAVIA: THE HERETIC is by far one of the most extreme films of the nunploitation faire, featuring visual feats such as castration, nipple slicing, and excessive impalements…yet all quasi-tastefully woven into the tragic story of the world’s first feminist nun. FLAVIA has received attention among […]

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It’s About to Get Really Weird: Looking Back at 1973’s THE BABY

“There shall be mayhem wherever he goes!” A few years back I was working at a horror convention hosting various panels and Q and A’s. During one of the panels, a fan asked the filmmakers to talk about what movies influenced them. One of the directors on stage said he loved the THE BABY. All […]

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Let’s Get Weird: 10 Bizarre Horror Sexploitation Films

Horror and sex always seem to travel in similar circles, perhaps both tapping in to our most base desires and fears. Yet, sometimes it gets weird…really weird. Feeling daring and experimental? Try out some of these 10 Bizarre Horror Sexploitation Films. Just know in advance these films are extreme, twisted, and downright wacky. Don’t say […]