Friday, December 31, 2010
Anne and Tom, a married nudist couple, work in a real estate office. When the agency's owner discovers that Tom is a nudist, he fires him. Unfortunately, Tom was just ready to close a big real-estate deal with Al Jenkins. Tom goes to his favorite nudist camp to take his mind off his problems and discovers that Al Jenkins is also a member of the nudist camp. Together they come up with a plan to get Tom's wife and their boss to get to the nudist camp so they can close the deal.
A notorious 70's adult sickie, 'Forced Entry' stars Harry Reems as an ex-nam Veteran, working as an attendant at a garage ("Joe's Friendly Service") who tricks women into giving him their addresses, so that he can pop round later and rape them at knife/gun point. Reem's makes his first victim suck him off at knife point, before shooting his load all over the camera lens and slitting his victims throat! Playboy Playmate Laura Cannon appears here as the second victim, who is dragged from the shower into the bedroom, before being raped and killed. Reem's finally meets his match when he breaks in on a couple of lesbian hippies, who are so whacked out on drugs that they simply giggle at his threats. Confused and scared, Reem's repeatedly screams "Keep away from me!" before turning the gun on himself, blowing his own brains out! The film opens and ends with a shot of Reem's blood spattered body lying on the floor, his brains exposed through his shattered cranium!!!
Jean Rollin's surreal pirate film takes place on land amidst the skeletons of beached and plundered ships, the legacy of a cutthroat band of "wreckers" who lure ships into the shallows. When a pair of survivors, young girls glowing in white nightgowns, wander through the shallows seeking help from the merry quartet, they are summarily molested, beaten, and left for dead. Like in many of Rollin's films, the story doesn't make much narrative sense--the girls escape to the haunted ruins where a woman in clown makeup cares for them and a mysterious magician gives them the power to take their revenge in return for sex--but the logic takes on a dreamlike quality appropriate to the gorgeous and bizarre imagery. In a strange tavern adorned with skeletons (and a man playing with a Dracula doll!), the Captain is haunted by visions of the girls as white-faced specters. A search for the girls amidst the rotting hulls of old ships culminates in a fiery inferno that burns spectacularly against the night sky. Meanwhile well-endowed costar Joëlle Coeur strips at the slightest suggestion, frolics and bounces on a bed, and runs around the beach topless while hunting the girls. Rollin's strange little film, a ghost story without ghosts, rambles on a little too long before it culminates in a self-destructive frenzy and ends on a sad, serene note.
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Jean Rollin’s third feature film Le Frisson des Vampires, alternately known as Thrill of the Vampires, Shiver of the Vampires and Sex and the Vampire, is one of the key works in his impressive filmography. A perfect melding of all of Rollin’s thematic obsessions, Le Frisson des Vampires is the director’s first masterpiece and one of his greatest achievements.
Monday, December 27, 2010
The Back Cover wrote:
Astronauts discover a nudist camp on the moon! A brilliant young rocket scientist and his professor friend decide to build a spaceship and blast off to the moon. Donning idiotic pajama-like space suits, they land on the lunar surface and discover a nudist camp populated by shapely telepathic moon gals with antennae on their heads! After first being rendered helpless by a moon doll's magic wand, the men are eventually allowed to wander about and witness the naked marvels of life in outer space. But, hey, doesn't the Queen of the Moon look just like the professor's secretary? "Nude on the Moon" is a hilarious sci-fi nudie-cutie from director Doris Wishman (billed here as "Anthony Brooks"), and filmed at Coral Castle, an extremely oddball tourist attraction in Homestead, Florida.
Playwright, actor, director, and theatre scholar Girish Karnad conceived this film as a popularly-accessible tribute to the glories of Sanskrit drama, turning one of the most beloved of classical plays, the ca. 5th century “Little Clay Cart” (ascribed to Shudraka) into a contemporary spectacle with A-list stars and music by major filmi composers. Lavish sets and costumes, jewelry and hairstyles, all inspired by classical paintings and sculptures, evoke the glories of the Gupta age, while saucy dialog in contemporary (if properly Sanskritized) Hindi recreates the playwright’s satirical vision of the demimondaine world of the city of Ujjayini. By reminding viewers that, for ancient Indians, “pleasure” and “profit” (kama and artha) were right up there with “virtue” (dharma) among the principal Aims of Life, the film can serve as a refreshing antidote to the over-emphasized philosophical and mystical preoccupations of the much-studied texts of the classical period (e.g., Bhagavad-gita). Its Rabelaisian cast of characters — the voluptuous and talented courtesan, witty cat burglar, pompous monk, wild-eyed revolutionary — mirror those found in the worldly-wise story anthologies of the classical period (such as those translated in J. A. B. van Buitenen’s Tales of Ancient India), and thus bring to life their urbane world of fleshly delights.
"This collection of shorts was impulsed by a wealthy dutch person asking many directors to shot a few mns on the subject of "wet dreams".... Some of these shorts were collected and assembled in this movie, and were then issued in 1973...
French businessman Francis Mishkind, owner of the Alpha theaters and distribution circuit, acquired it and released it in Paris back then....
Mischkind is the man behind all those recent triple feature porn french dvds of the blue one label...His 30 years carreer made him a key figure in french porn prod beofre video replaced 35 mm films... (some important movies such as "Mes nuits avec Alice, Penelope,....", Talking pussy and so on....)
It was stamped "art house" in 1974 then x rated in 1975, then re art house only in 1982 in France.....
Directors include Ray, Lasse Braun (as Falcon Stuart) , and Dusan Makavejev (as Sam Rotterdam)....."
Set in the 1800's, a tiny flea narrates the sex escapades it sees from afar whom is Belle, a 14-year-old girl who lives with her controlling uncle. Father Ambrose is a young unscrupulous priest from her local parish whom decides to take advantage of Belle's naiveness to seduce her and teams up with Belle's uncle to exploit Belle's newly aroused sexuality. Meanwhile, Belle's best friend Julie has problems with her own life when her parents ignore her for their own sexual encounters, and she is pursued by the very endowned Father Clement, one of Father Ambrose's associates, who also wants to satisfy his carnal urges.
A fairy tale castle out of a medieval woodcut towers over the dense jungle. Doriana Grey (Lina Romay) walks on a lonely path through the thick undergrowth after another night of sex and death. Dressed in her usual wardrobe of nothing but a revealing, hot pink gown, Doriana is as evanescent a presence as her clothing. The cries of strange birds seem to guide her back to her elaborate abode. One of the wealthiest women in the world, Doriana lives in an isolated dimension beyond realistic time and space. Psychically linked with her twin sister, who now resides in the asylum for the sexually disturbed of Dr Orlof (Ronald Weiss), Doriana is actually a female vampire who sucks the vital sexual and life energies out of her victims. Each of her erotic assignations with the rich and famous leaves another corpse on a trail of unsolved murders. Or are they murders? Doriana is a self destructive entity living on the edge of conventional consciousness.
I freely admit that I watched this movie simply for the sight of Lina Romay, nude and in her prime. It was well worth it, if that's what you're looking for. The previous reviewer mentions hardcore more than once, but all I saw was a lot of spread-eagled female nudity; being male I have absolutely no problem with that.
Lina Romay is in her prime here, young and fresh. She has a habit of driving around in her Rolls, naked and spread out in the back, picking up any hitchhikers she may see; male or female.
Here's one for all of my fellow bigfoot movie completists. This starts out as a typical 1970's PG-rated bigfoot movie with grainy 16mm pseudo-documentary footage of a group of male and female hikers in the wilderness while the standard cheesy voice-over narration explains that they are searching for bigfoot or "the geek" (although to my knowledge in no other bigfoot movie has he been referred to as "the geek"). Then suddenly almost without warning it turns into a hardcore porn movie! (I was wondering why one of the female hikers was wearing knee-high go-go boots). The human-human sex scenes are very bad and generally unappealing. They're actually only kind of semi-hard and seem a little truncated, possibly due to censorship but more likely (given the obscurity of this production) because a horny projectionist stole the more explicit stuff. Actually the words "semi-hard" and "truncated" also describe the male actors here, but frankly I can't blame them--it must be hard to have sex outside with women who are only marginally attractive at best. What little dialogue there is is priceless though. One guy lures a girl to his tent by offering to show her his "Italian sausage" then afterwards confesses that he was a virgin except for the time he almost made it with his sister!
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Carol (Rebecca Brooke), Anne (Chris Jordan), Eddie (David Hausman) and Pete (Eric Edwards) are a swinging suburban quartet. Carol is married to Eddie and Anne to Pete, but that doesn't stop them from swapping partners or initiating hot foursome sex at the drop of their panties. Enter Jennifer Robinson (Jennifer Welles) - Carol's buttoned-up mother who is in town for a visit. Sporting a voluptuous body and dripping sensuous allure, Jennifer makes an immediate impression upon Pete, Anne and Eddie, who will stop at nothing to have their way with her - individually or in group session. Once Jennifer come to terms with her daughter's highly sexual lifestyle, and lets go of her own inhibitions - look out! - no-one will be safe from her erotic charms. Soon it becomes clear that both mother and daughter have long-standing issues and an unspoken attraction between one another, which manifest themselves in the most shocking and taboo way. Who will end up with who and how far will each go to satisfy his or her deepest and wildest sexual urges.
Tinto Brass scored his first major international success with this shocking but stylish tale of decadence in the Third Reich, inspired by a true story. Madame Kitty (Ingrid Thulin) is the proprietor of one of Berlin's most luxurious brothels, where many members of the Nazi high command are her regular customers. Kitty is approached by Helmut Wallenberg (Helmut Berger), an S.S. official who orders her to shut down her business and act as his partner as he founds a new bordello, which will exclusively cater to the elite of the Nazi Party and the German military. Unknown to Kitty, Wallenberg's brothel has been staffed entirely by women recruited by the S.S. for their loyalty to the Reich, and each room has been equipped with secret recording devices, which will allow Wallenberg and his staff to not only gather blackmail material against troublesome officers, but to discover who might be expressing disloyal thoughts about Hitler's regime when their guard is down. Margherita (Teresa Ann Savoy), a pretty young prostitute working for Kitty, is especially devoted to both her job and her country, but when she falls in love with Biondo (John Steiner), a German officer and frequent customer who has grown disillusioned with both the war and National Socialism, she discovers the true purpose of "Salon Kitty," and sets out to destroy the operation, with Kitty's help. Both a scandal and a success in Europe, Salon Kitty initially played the exploitation circuit in the United States in an edited version titled Madame Kitty, though the shorter version still earned an X rating.
~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide
Jennifer and her husband Fred seek out their old lovers for another fling in this erotic drama. Fred hooks up with the prostitute Rosalba, while Jennifer returns to the arms of the handsome pimp Ciro. The unfaithful couple return to each other after the affairs prove to be less satisfying then the memory of their initial experiences.
This film is a series of letters, photos and video cassettes which women often send in to certain newspapers. By visualizing their story-telling (the name given by the psychologists to their fantasies) the film portrays the confessions, the secret longings, the adventures, recollections, dreams, desires and fantasies of these women. It is an open secret that most women dream of forbidden affairs, secret lovers and hasty encounters but when it comes down to it they lack the courage to pursue their dreams.
A disbarred lawyer, recently released from prison and now involved with organized crime, checks into the Snack Bar Budapest where he is instructed to make contact with the up-and-coming local kingpin, a 19-year-old punk-pimp-gangster named Molecola (Italian for "molecule"); a Buffalo-trained politician trying to run out the local shops and turn the town into a giant casino-entertainment complex, with the Snack Bar as the centrepiece.
One might consider this violent adaptation of the classical Greek tragedy as Sophocles with a South American twist. Set amidst the rebel wars (representing the Theban plagues) of contemporary Colombia, Mayor Edipo (Oedipus) must mediate a peace deal between conflicting guerrilla groups and the army. It is raining when he leaves. His journey is interrupted when he gets into a shoot out on a lonely bridge. Returning fire, Edipo somehow escapes. As soon as he gets to town he hears that a prominent leader, Layo was brutally slain. No one knows who shot him. Meanwhile a blind seer wanders town making dire prophecies concerning Edipo's future. It is he who tells the mayor that Layo was murdered by a family member. Edipo's fate is sealed when he gets involved with the beautiful and much older Yocasta, a woman who last had sex thirty years before with her husband Layo. She got pregnant and bore a son... Tragedy ensues.
A Greenwich Village nerd finds an ancient jar and inadvertantly releases a wish-granting genie. Despite interference from his mother and his best friend, he uses the opportunity to indulge his sexual fantasies, which are based on porn movies he's seen.
Description: An American journalist travels throughout the world in search of a good story by joining a modern-day harem and traveling to Venice to see what really goes on at diplomatic parties. While trying to expose a corrupt government official, Emanuelle stumbles upon a group that uses kidnapped girls to make and sell snuff films. A brush with death leaves Emanuelle wondering if it is perhaps time to hang up her camera for good
Saturday, December 25, 2010
Long considered a failure since its very brief theatrical release in the late summer of 1980, La Nuit des Traquées has slowly but surely built a small but dedicated group of followers who find it to be among Jean Rollin’s almost great films. Containing perhaps the finest performance Brigitte Lahaie has ever given for the screen, La Nuit des Traquées, or The Night of the Hunted as it is more commonly known, is one of the key if often overlooked films of Rollin’s career. The fact that it is indeed a very flawed work that could have been much more, had budgetary and time constraints not worked against it, makes its pleasures all the more resonate and powerful.
At a stage performance of Alexandre Dumas fils’ celebrated novel Camille, an old man reflects on the events which provided the inspiration for the story. He is Plessis, the father of Alphonsine, a celebrated courtesan who died five years ago from tuberculosis.
A country girl, Alphonsine was sold by her father to a neighbour before escaping to Paris to make a living as a seamstress and prostitute. The wealthy Count Stackelberg adopts her after the death of his own daughter, and then she marries the Count Perregaux. When she separates from her husband, Alphonsine returns to Paris and resumes her career as a prostitute, in spite of her declining health.
This sumptuous period drama from acclaimed Italian director Mauro Bolognini recounts the life of Alphonsine Plessis, the famous Parisian prostitute who was the inspiration for Alexandre Dumas’ novel Camille and Guiseppi Verdi’s opera La Traviata. Isabelle Huppert plays the leading role with delicacy and sensitivity, portraying Alphonsine as a vulnerable waif-like character who is constantly tormented by her ill health and her voracious sexual appetite. (filmsdefrance.com)
Jean-Marie Pallardy - Le journal érotique d'une Thailandaise AKA An Erotic Journal of a Lady from Thailand (1980)
On the brink of receiving the Nobel prize, Professor Muller escapes to the countryside. So as to fully enjoy the pleasures of Nature, he goes to a small village which has become an open-air brothel. But the government sends out agents in order to dismantle the Professor's new activities: a Nobel prize-winning pimp is hardly good news ! In this wickedly funny cult bawdy comedy, of rare audacity and great creativity, Jean-Marie Pallardy juggles with spot-on dialogues, gorgeous ladies, red-neck characters and amazing erotic scenes.
Friday, December 24, 2010
Mark and Mason are, apparently, The Water People. "We go swimming a lot here," one of them says. As far as the Deviate could make out however, they’re a pair of bullshit artists who luck out bigtime when gullible nympho salesgirls ring their doorbell. "My wife’s not home," Mark says. Of course, there is no wife, but since the girls are selling women’s products... Well, you get the idea.
The first salesgal, who identifies herself as Carol Kaiser (and is played by CAROL CONNORS, a.k.a. Carol Kaiser) sells cosmetics. Two other salesgals, selling lingerie, come (and cum) later. Mark and Mason ask for demonstrations which inevitably wind up in the bedroom. These demos show little about the merchandise they’re selling but a lot about the merchandise they’re giving away free...
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You would have thought "nudie cuties" were obsolete by 1972 -after all DEEP THROAT was out. But THE SEXPERT disproves that, an updated, oddball mixture of naughty with not nice. Beware the new truncated (bowdlerized) DVD version -stick with the more complete DVD-R.
The new After Hours Cinema edition on DVD runs 10 minutes short compared to Something Weird's VHS and DVD-R options, with nearly all the sexiest moments removed. Why they took such a lousy print and foisted it on the public can be inferred from the AHC packaging which spotlights the participation of fan fave Rene Bond, even though her already minor role is reduced to mere seconds on screen in their version. It's called bait & switch.