Excellent documentry on the "Ozploitation" movies of Australian cinema in the 70's and 80's.
Not Quite Hollywood
(2008) Director:Mark Hartley Certificate:
"Not Quite Hollywood" is the wild, untold story of "Ozploitation" movies - a time when Australian cinema got its gear off and showed the world a full-frontal explosion of sex, violence, horror and foot-to-the-floor, full bore action!
More of the same, featuring trailers from films such as 'The Black Gestapo', 'Ten Violent Women', 'The Depraved', 'Bloody Pit of Horror', 'The Pink Angels' and 'Foxy Brown'...
Grindhouse Trailer Classics Vol.2
Another collection of 55 classic Grindhouse movie trailers from the 1960s and 1970s that inspired a generation of modern directors, including Tarantino and Rodriguez.
'The worst film ever made' by legendary director Ed Wood.
Plan 9 from Outer Space
(1959) Starring:Bela Lugosi, Bela Lugosi, Duke Moore Director:Edward D. Wood Jr. Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
With its incoherent plot, jaw-droppingly odd dialogue, inept acting, threadbare production design, and special effects so shoddy that they border on the surreal, Plan 9 From Outer Space has often been called the worst movie ever made. But it's an oddly endearing disaster; boasting genuine ..read more »
Gained a cult following through word of mouth when it was distributed as the B-Movie in a double feature with Mario Bava's 'Black Sunday' and eventually with 'The Last Woman on Earth'.
The Little Shop Of Horrors(1960) Starring:Jack Nicholson, Dick Miller, Jonathan Haze Director:Roger Corman Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
Roger Corman's cult horror comedy, in which a shy young florist bites off more than he can chew when he nurtures a maneating plant from outer space. Jack Nicholson made his film debut as a masochistic dental patient. Allegedly shot in two days, this film spawned a stage show and a 1986 remake.
Originally released as a B film but now has a cult following and occasionally has screenings at local film and Halloween festivals.
Carnival Of Souls(1962) Starring:Candace Hilligoss, Stan Levitt, Art Ellison Director:Herk Harvey Certificate:
Mary Henry is enjoying the day by riding around in a car with two friends. When challenged to a drag, the women accept, but are forced off a bridge. It appears that all are drowned, until Mary, quite some time later, amazingly emerges from the river. After recovering, Mary accepts a job in a new ..read more »
Documentary looking at cultural practices around the world with the intention to shock or surprise Western film audiences.
Mondo Cane Director:Franco Prosperi, Gualtiero Jacopetti Certificate:
1960s Italian exploitation documentary which spawned many imitators. Focusing on various cultural practices across the world likely to shock Western audiences of the time, the film contains footage of ritualistic animal slaughter, cannibalism, dog-eating, and kids playing with human skulls. ..read more »
Directed by cult director Herschell Gordon Lewis, and often considered the first "splatter film".
(1963) Starring:William Kerwin, Connie Mason Director:Herschell G. Lewis Certificate:
First in Herschell Gordon Lewis' 'blood trilogy'. Egyptian caterer Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) is collecting the body parts of young women in order to resurrect Ishtar, an ancient goddess. When he is hired by Mrs Fremont (Lyn Bolton) to provide the dainties at her daughter's (Connie Mason) engagement ..read more »
(1968) Starring:Milo O'Shea, Serge Marquand, John Philip Law Director:Roger Vadim Certificate:
A voluptuous outer space agent travels to another galaxy in search of a missing inventor in this science fiction send-up. Barbarella (Jane Fonda), an interstellar representative of the united Earth government in the 41st century, is dispatched to locate scientist Durand Durand, whose positronic ray,..read more »