Ruggero Deodato’s Last Cannibal World, also known as Ultimo mondo cannibale and Jungle Holocaust, is an offensive, heady jungle action movie that shows a director toying with ideas he will later return to in his infamous Cannibal Holocaust
Fairly arty, quite odd, pretty sleazy. The Headless Eyes, from 1971, is a bit of an aquired taste, but this is a wonderfully grubby serial killer flick, shot in New York.
William Fruet’s exploitation film is considerably better than you’d expect, considering it was trashed on its release, lashed as the other film with touring prints of Last House On The Left, and fell into relative obscurity. It’s all due to some strong character work and great acting.
George A Romero’s classic zombie film. From more from me about the film go here. This podcast focuses on the censorship history in the UK of this notorious movie.
Wrong Way, from 1972, is a fairly grim softcore sexploitation film that features drugs, hippies and rape. It managed to get a theatrical release in the UK, but only with all the sex scenes cut out of it. It’s now lost to obscurity.
A classic film that was unloved when it first came out. This looks specifically at what made the film a bit of a flop when it was released and cult classic when it reach VHS. Plus a little bit about the BBFC knocking back Gestapo’s Last Orgy again.
Street Killers is a hyper-violent poliziotteschi, Italian Crime, film from 1977. It’s better known as Beast with a Gun, La Belva Col Mitra, Ferocious, The Human Beast, and Mad Dog Killer
A low-key police drama with moments of violence became caught up in police seizures in the UK. It’s an odd little thriller, also known as The Clairvoyant, that has some odd twists to its narrative.
Probably a lot better than a rushed sequel has the right to be, this is a lean slick summer camp slasher that set the template for a long list of sequels
A rape revenge thriller, that is probably best known for a lead performance from Harry Reems and some hysterics from Sallee Young