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Film Review: In Like Flynn - The Adelaide Review

Mulcahy has been behind Ozploitation classics (Razorback), memorable music videos (for Duran Duran and others in the '80s), a Resident Evil epic and more, but here he can't make anything click. NIDA graduate star Thomas Cocquerel doesn't look much ...

Jamie Lee Curtis: 'Women are mad as hell' - Daily Telegraph

... as the cinema's reigning “scream queen” in a stretch of films that kicked off with the horror landmark Halloween two years prior, Curtis was cast to play Pamela, a foolhardy hitchhiker going it alone on the Nullarbor Plain, in the Ozploitation film ...

[TIFF Review] Ozploitation 'Nekrotronic' Offers Silly, Albeit Familiar, Horror Comedy - Bloody Disgusting

The Ozploitation film follows Howard (Ben O'Toole), a put upon sanitation worker who discovers that he is actually a powerful Necromancer – the last line of defense in a never-ending battle against demons. The convoluted history (and foundation for the ...

Celebrating an Australian film pioneer and master of Ozploitation - The Canberra Times

Ozploitation is coming to Canberra. Filmmaker Brian Trenchard-Smith, the genre-film specialist whose movies include Turkey Shoot, The Man From Hong Kong and BMX Bandits, will be celebrated with a retrospective at the National Film and Sound Archive.

Review: Occupation - The Reel Bits

Genre film fans in Australia haven't had it this good since the heyday of Ozploitation. Director/co-writer Luke Sparke, who brought us the very local horrors of Red Billabong a few years ago, aims a little higher with his latest indie effort. Quite ...

UK Company 88 Films Announces Upcoming Blu-rays, Including 'Popcorn' and 'Nightmare Beach' - Bloody Disgusting

This morning, 88 Films announced a handful of genre films for upcoming Blu-ray release, kicking off with 1991's Popcorn being added to their Slasher Classics Collection on October 8! Additionally, the Ozploitation film Harlequin (1980) will hit Blu-ray ...

Now on Blu-ray: Severin Celebrates the Ladies in EATEN ALIVE, EMANUELLE & THE LAST CANNIBALS, and ... - ScreenAnarchy (blog)

Severin Films are heroes among home video distributors. From releasing classics Ozploitation films, to sleazy Italian horror gems, to restoring some of the greatest cult films the world has to offer; they never sleep and we are all the better for it ...

BOAR: Watch The Official Trailer For Chris Sun's Ozploitation Animal Horror - ScreenAnarchy (blog)

Chris Sun's giant animal horror flick Boar has had a rush of good news leading into this weekend. The official trailer was released a couple days ago. You will find that below and more news follows after the synopsis. The giant boar was a myth, a ...

[It Came From the '80s] The Ozploitation Horror of 'Razorback' - Bloody Disgusting

Otherwise referred to as “Jaws on Trotters,” this Ozploitation gem merges a gritty outback story in the vein of Mad Max with the Jaws horror blueprint, but with a giant razorback boar. Based on Peter Brennan's novel of the same name, Razorback opens ...

Oscar-nominated actress Jacki Weaver on #TimesUp, Wikipedia and her upcoming Outback crime thriller 'Goldstone' - Los Angeles Times

Ozploitation, I think, was a label that Quentin Tarantino put on films that were kind of cheap and sassy. I was in one of them, but I did two hours of work on it and I'm in it for 30 seconds; it's called "Alvin Purple." There's a film called "Stork ...

Go Down Under with 20 Must-See Ozploitation Films! - Film School Rejects

The movie was Mad Max and it would introduce me to a whole new world of cinema — Ozploitation. Ozploitation, as described by director Brian Trenchard-Smith, is “genre homage through an Australian lens: boisterous, anti-authoritarian, wide angle.” I ...

Fair Game Review - The Digital Fix (blog)

To use a term that was not around at the time, but has become frequent in the last decade, Fair Game is an Ozploitation film. At the time it was made, Australian cinema was in the middle of the 10BA era. 10BA (more formally, Division 10BA of the Income ...

In search of Australia, then and now - The Sydney Morning Herald

This is a development that has been under way since early this decade, with relatively low-profile remakes of the "Ozploitation" cult favourites Patrick and Turkey Shoot supplying a means of testing the waters. The 2014 miniseries The Devil's ...

Now on Blu-ray: Umbrella Entertaintment Leads The Charge With More Ozploitation in HD! - ScreenAnarchy (blog)

Australian distributor, Umbrella Entertainment, has stepped up their game over the last 18 months in their efforts to not only bring quality catalog titles to the market down under, but also be the first to release classic Aussie exploitation films in ...

The Vinyl Frontier: Ozploitation soundtracks - ABC Online

Every fortnight on Books and Arts, ABC Sound Librarians James Lee and Michael Munson delve into the ABC Sound Library's collection in search of unexpected records from the ABC vinyl collection. This week they bring us rare soundtracks from low-budget ...

Umbrella Entertainment is Chasing Ozploitation Classic 'Fair Game' to Blu-ray - Bloody Disgusting

And if that movie happens to be an awesome Ozploitation movie, then cheers all around! Fair Game is most certainly awesome and don't take my word for it, watch this awesome trailer with Quentin Tarantino sharing his thoughts on this wonderful film!

Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk arrives on BD & 4K in December, plus American Made, new BD reviews & more - The Digital Bits

Here at The Bits today, we've got 4 new Blu-ray reviews for you to check out. Tim has offered his thoughts on George Romero's Land of the Dead from Scream Factory, Penelope Spheeris' Dudes from Shout! Factory, and the Not Quite Hollywood Ozploitation ...

Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (Blu-ray Review) - The Digital Bits

[Editor's Note: This is an Australian REGION FREE Blu-ray release.] Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival in 2008, receiving rave reviews and helping to bring attention to ...

MVPs of Horror: How Jack Nicholson coached George Miller through his first Hollywood directing gig on 'Witches of ... - Yahoo Movies

George Miller was well established in the rough-and-rugged world of Ozploitation cinema thanks to his work on the cultishly adored Australian trilogy Mad Max (1979-85). But he was still a little wet behind the ears when it came to how Hollywood ...

Mark Hartley's Pioneering NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD Comes To Blu-ray This October! - ScreenAnarchy (blog)

A chronicle of the insane Australian B-movie boom of the '70s and '80s, Hartley's film ignited interest in what has become known as Ozploitation around the globe and a resurgence of these films and interest in them that continues to this day. Combine a ...

Ozploitation films are exploitation films – a category of low-budget horror, comedy, and action films – made in Australia after the introduction of the R rating in 1971. The year also marked the beginnings of the Australian New Wave movement, and the Ozploitation style peaked within the same time frame . Ozploitation is often considered a smaller wave within the New Wave, "a time when break-neck-action, schlock-horror, ocker comedy and frisky sex romps joined a uniquely antipodean wave in exploitation cinema".

Ozploitation (a portmanteau of Australia and exploitation) films are exploitation films – a category of low-budget horror, comedy, and action films – made in Australia after the introduction of the R rating in 1971. The year also marked the beginnings of the Australian New Wave movement, and the Ozploitation style peaked within the same time frame (early 1970s to late 1980s). Ozploitation is often considered a smaller wave within the New Wave, "a time when break-neck-action, schlock-horror, ocker comedy and frisky sex romps joined a uniquely antipodean wave in exploitation cinema".

Not Quite Hollywood 2008 Red Band Trailer

Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation!, 2008, (c) Magnet The story of "Ozploitation" movies - a time when Australian cinema showed an ...

Frenchman's Farm (1987) - Rare Australian Thriller/Mystery film Ozploitation

Very rare and impossible to find Australian Ozploitation film, and easily one of the most original, exciting and best in the genre. An Australian woman's car breaks ...

Cassandra (1986) Trailer | OZploitation | Horror

Terror stalks beautiful young Cassandra. She is haunted by horrifying nightmares of suicide and murder.

Le Coin du Bis #4 - L'Ozploitation

De la baston, des femmes, de la bière et des bagnoles... Retour sur une période où le cinéma australien s'amusait à repousser les limites! FACEBOOK ...

Next of Kin (1982) Trailer | OZploitation | Horror

Linda Stevens, 24, has just inherited a big old house, an evil house. All night she hears a voice that whispers slowly from somewhere deep in the back of her ...

Stork (1971) Trailer | OZploitation | "Ocker" Comedy

There's something about Stork that sets him out from the croud. Created by acclaimed AFI Award winning screenwriter David Williamson (Don's Party) and ...