A documentary on the work of sex-change specialist Dr.Leo Wollman, including interviews with Dr.Wollman and a few of his patients, with an illustrated lecture on the various aspects of ... See full summary »
A town is being terrorized by a masked killer who is murdering women. A young woman is attacked by the killer but escapes. She believes the killer to be either the town's policeman or the ... See full summary »
A homicidal maniac is accidentally released from a hospital because of a computer error and heads to the site (a sorority) of his past murders to continue his penchant for mayhem. Dr. Joan ... See full summary »
Linda, Tracy, and Chris are a trio of teenage girls who decide to celebrate the last day of high school by having a slumber party at Linda's house. A few guys also show up to further ... See full summary »
Underworld drug king Toplar is flooding the market with low-grade heroin. Agent 99 gets a bit too close to the truth, but manages to gasp out a clue as to the identity of Toplar: he has a ... See full summary »
Actress Alexandria is credited in the film's on-screen credits as playing "Nancy". In reality, she plays "Bonnie Kent". Actor Larry Hunter is credited as playing "Larry" but his actual role is "Uncle Sebastian". See more »
A couple nights back I settled on this one for my evening viewing, a bit of a random choice but it payed off. I was glad to go for it, because it truly is barking and something I would heartily recommend to fans of the kind of trash that puts the awe in awful. The plot sees unfortunate young Vicki Kent (Samantha Fox), released from an asylum after she offed a couple of kids, tormented by her siblings who want to make her go nuts again and return to the institution. Oh yes, and lots of people die. Now this is a bad, bad film, bad from shonky start to shoddy finish, but its beautiful too. Not beautiful and bad in a Selena Coombs/Brigit Gregory kinda way mind, more a naked drunk broad orally pleasuring a cripple with Parkinsons kinda way. This is truly backward, screwy and degenerate stuff, a production no doubt hurt bad from the loss of 40% of the original negative, leading intrepid director Doris Wishman to spend the next couple of years cobbling together replacement footage in between other projects. Barely coherent and filled with ineptitude, the film ascends the realms of mere car crash cinema in its adept assimilation of different varieties of badness into one multi layered whole. For a start, rather than having conventional acting and dialogue, this one is designed more like Coleman Francis' masterpiece "The Beast Of Yucca Flats", in that it has narration, music and just a few lines of chat, all post dubbed, rather than any semblance of actual acting. Performers are all devoid of passion, and the music, constructed it seems entirely out of stock tunes, swings wildly in terms of tone and appropriateness. The plotting is sorta bad melodrama meets deranged hack 'em up schlock with a weak finale, but it does at least make way for plenty of slaughter. This is at best reminiscent of Herschell Gordon Lewis, with very cheap dummy work, gooey red splatter by the bucket, soft hitting violence and directed and edited in a fashion that is nearly always funny but often punishingly inept. Then as a final bit of mentalism there's some kooky visual work that nods to bottomed out bargain basement 60's psychedelia, for a few groovy badness kicks. All swirled together in an intoxicating witches brew of bonkers, this isn't a film that should ever be watched by people who incline towards "quality" cinema. Also short though it is, some minor pacing issues prevent it from being a constant source of entertainment. But for seekers of the insane, the horrendous and the boggling, well, what are you waiting for?
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