The Beast in Heat (1977)
Film / Horror

The Beast in Heat (1977)

Original title: La bestia en calore Luigi Batzella’s contribution to the thankfully short-lived “Naziploitation” cycle of the mid-1970s has languished under the titles S.S. Experiment Camp 2 (cashing in Sergio Garrone’s Lager SSadis Kastrat Kommandantur (1976)) and Horrifing [sic] Experiments of the S.S. Last Days (that’s not a typo, it really is written that way … Continue reading

SS Experiment Camp (1976)
Film / Horror

SS Experiment Camp (1976)

Original title: Lager SSadis Kastrat Kommandantur As noted in the review of Abel Ferrara’s The Driller Killer (1979), some of the early casualties of the UK’s “video nasties” scare of the early 1980s were victimised as much for their lurid advertising as for their actual content. The video sleeve for Ferrara’s film boasted a close-up … Continue reading

Love Camp 7 (1969)
Film / Horror

Love Camp 7 (1969)

The first of the “Naziploitation” films was this low-budget American exploitation piece directed by the veteran Lee Frost under the name R.L. Frost. Though it’s far tamer than some of the atrocities to come, it contains most of the key elements that would be recycled over and over again as this most disreputable of sub-genres … Continue reading

Day of the Woman (1978)
Film / Horror

Day of the Woman (1978)

Meir Zarchi’s infamous rape-revenge drama played under its original title, Day of the Woman (it certainly turned up bearing that title at the Miami and Sitges film festivals and seemingly at brief drive-in engagements in 1978) is today better known under its re-release title, I Spit on Your Grave. It has also been seen bearing … Continue reading