Home » Exploitation Films

Exploitation Films

Death Has Blue Eyes Blu-Ray Review

Death Has Blue Eyes Is A Genre Hopping Piece Of Vintage Greek Exploitation [Blu-Ray Review]

Greek exploitation cinema hasn’t gotten as much attention as other varieties of vintage Eurosleaze. The boom for exploitation style fare happened a bit later than some of the other nations renow...

Bad Girls (2021) Movie Review

Bad Girls Is A Microbudget Blast Of Modern Grindhouse Goodness

The first 3 minutes of Bad Girls are a blast of blood and bullets, as three ticked off teen strippers rob their shared workplace for a stuffed duffle bag’s worth of cash and drugs. Ringleader Va...

Shivers’ Unique Mix Of Sex, Death And Social Commentary Still Has The Power To Shock [Blu Ray Review]

Shivers was the first full-length feature from David Cronenberg, who like many young genre directors of the 70s, broke into the business with a self-penned script and as much stylistic moxie as a limi...

Fun Loving and Fed Up: Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives [Rabid Dog’s House]

The Rabid Dog’s House is a recurring feature at Wicked Horror where contributor Justin Steele uncovers hidden gems, lost classics, and overlooked indie offerings. Flying solo or with his co-host Zena ...

Killer Queen Movie Review

Killer Queen Is A Low Fi Wander Through Grindhouse Grittiness [Chattanooga FF Review]

Killer Queen ‘s blood-splattered poster and lurid tagline of “She Kills And It’s On Super 8!” suggest a neo-grindhouse romp in the style of Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino,...

hostel-hostage

Fifteen Years Later Hostel is Still Plagued by Awful Characters and Cringeworthy Dialogue [Editorial]

Hostel marks Eli Roth’s second feature film directorial effort, with Cabin Fever being his first. Roth amped up the gore for his sophomore outing. Following in the footsteps of films like Saw, Hostel ...

Cherry Darling (Rose McGowan) in the 2007 Robert Rodriguez grindhouse throwback Planet Terror.

Planet Terror is a Neo-Grindhouse Classic [Retrospective]

This homage to the grindhouse cinema of the ‘70s is set in the present but it has plenty of throwbacks to the days of the drive-in cinema. The crackling picture, the exploitative nature of the film, m...

The Toolbox Murders

After 40 Years, The Toolbox Murders (1978) is Still Slow and Dull [Retrospective]

The Toolbox Murders (1978) was highly controversial at the time of its release and forty years later, it remains a topic of discussion for a number of reasons. Phil Donahue even weighed in on the flic...

Great White 1981. Overlooked exploitation films.

Overlooked Exploitation Films You Need to Rediscover

The grindhouse era exploitation movie is a fascinating thing. The term exploitation film is both incredibly niche and at the same time all-encompassing. Under the umbrella of exploitation, you’ll find...

  • 1
  • 2