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International & Cult Film Reviews

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Tired of the stale, CGI infused, constantly rebooted Hollywood drivel? Tired of overpaid actors and actresses complaining about their multi-million dollar salaries? Tired of films constantly pushing a onesided policital and/or social agenda? Welcome to the world of cult cinema, where the budgets were lower than the craft services cost on a film today, where the actors actually worked hard and got paid very little, and where the stories were actually somewhat original. We were Hollywood blockbuster lemmings too once, then we discovered a whole new world of cinema and we haven't looked back since! Join us in cutting the Hollywood cord, and enjoy a world of film that's pre PC and SJW infected. Welcome to our International & Cult Film blog, here we will feature our thoughts on a wide variety of films with a focus on those from the 1950's-1980's from all around the world.

Check out our Actress Spotlight series, which will be a mini series within this blog that will highlight and maybe introduce you to many of the actresses of European cult films. If you're a Barbara Bouchet fan, we have an entire separate blog series dedicated just to her, you can check that out HERE! This blog is just kicking off so check back often and have your eyes opened to a whole new world!

Deathstalker And The Warriors From Hell (1988) Hecho En Mexico March 5, 2022 08:00

Just when I thought the Deathstalker series couldn't get any worse, filmed in Mexico with a shoestring production budget, an 8 bit video game soundtrack, and a reheated story from the first two films, Deathstalker And The Warriors From Hell is a failure on all levels.


Speed Review: She (1984) - SHE! SHE! SHE! September 14, 2020 08:00

While She is far from perfect what the film gets right is the casting of Sandahl Bergman running around in a loin cloth with a sword the entire film making it worth the watch at least once on that alone.


Deathstalker II (1987) Swords & Slapstick August 3, 2020 10:30

Deathstalker II tries too hard to be funny instead of just being a low budget fantasy adventure film that is funny based on it's own mediocrity, which is what I expect from the Deathstalker franchise.


Deathstalker (1983) Boars, Busts & Barbie Benton April 25, 2019 11:12

While Deathstalker is no masterpiece, the film is not only one of the first, but one of the better Conan knock-offs, and I'd go as far to say more enjoyable than even Conan the Barbarian itself. 


Labyrinth (1986) - Hey Little Sister, It's A Nice Day For A White Wedding April 5, 2019 08:00

Production wise Labyrinth is top notch for it's time, and probably only the special effects could be bettered with today's technology, the sets and puppets are all very lifelike and believable which really helps bring the fantasy essence of the film to life.


The Lost Empire (1984) - A Film Even Corman Couldn't Love January 26, 2019 09:00

Even Roger Corman told him [director Jim Wyonorski] he hated the film, only conceding there was a few good camera shots and the actresses were attractive.  When Corman doesn't like your campy film seems to me that says something.


100 Rifles (1969) - 100 Seconds Of Raquel September 10, 2018 20:03

While Sergio Leone and Clint Eastwood were making history in Italy, here in the US we were churning out films like 100 Riflesa western with the football player Jim Brown as a "policeman", Burt Reynolds as an Indian, and Raquel Welch as the only reason anyone bothered seeing this film!


Prehistoric Women (Slave Girls) (1967) - A Time When Blondes Didn't Have More Fun September 5, 2016 08:00

Contrary to popular belief, Prehistoric Women is far from Hammer's worst film and in many respects is one of it's better prehistoric adventure films being overshadowed by sister One Million Years B.C. due to a quick and follow-up release.


One Million Years B.C. (1966) - When Furkinis Ruled The Earth May 28, 2016 08:00

One Million Years B.C. not only sparked a flurry of prehistoric knockoffs in the late 1960's and 70's it also established the career and sex symbol status of one Raquel Welch.