Stryker (1983)
Film / Science Fiction

Stryker (1983)

Cirio H. Santiago’s first (of several – Wheels of Fire (1985), parts of Future Hunters (1986), Equalizer 2000 (1987), The Sisterhood (1988), Dune Warriors (1991), Raiders of the Sun (1992)) contribution to the cycle of films that took their inspiration from George Miller’s Mad Max 2 (1981) may have been shot in the Philippines by … Continue reading

Apocalypse domani (1980)
Film / Horror

Apocalypse domani (1980)

Antonio Margheriti’s Apocalypse domani (aka Cannibal Apocalypse, Invasion of the Flesh Hunters and Cannibals in the Streets) is arguably the most fun of the European cannibal films that proliferated briefly in the late 70s and early 80s. An unholy assortment of various bits and pieces filched from David Cronenberg’s Rabid (1976), George A. Romero’s Dawn … Continue reading

El caníbal (1980)
Film / Horror

El caníbal (1980)

It was perhaps inevitable that Jesus Franco would eventually find his way onto the Director of Public Prosecution’s “hit list” of proscribed films removed from sale or rent in the UK during the “video nasties” moral panic of the early 1980s. Never one to shy away from mixing sex and violence in a formula guaranteed … Continue reading