Category Archives: Exploitation

Kung Fury

I was (proudly, I may add) one of the many who helped fund this slice of 80’s awesomeness. The makers asked for $200,000. Teh Interwebz stepped up and collectively gave them over $600,000. See? Sometimes the Internet does do good things. … Continue reading

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Arthouse Horror Flick COYOTE Releases Clip; Wins Awards

Here’s a clip from an arthouse horror film that has been banned at some film festivals and has won awards at others in its first public screenings: controversial director Trevor Juenger’s Coyote. The film stars Bill Oberst Jr. as an insomniac writer whose … Continue reading

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Retard-O-Tron III – even more mixtape madness!

Unless you’ve been living in a drug induced coma on Mars (and for all I know you might have been) you should know about Retard-o-tron. I’ve gushed previously about Retard-o-Tron 1 and Retard-o-Tron II so, it’s time to gush greatly … Continue reading

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Japanese Game Shows – I Still Love You!

I made a post about crazy Japanese game shows before here on MS, but most of the video links seem to be deceased. So, I thought I’d trawl the Intarwebz for more sleazy filth Japanese game shows for you.

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Superjail – the LSD-laced animated TV series from the Adult Swim network

With season three just around the corner (end of September) I think it’s time to review Superjail. Superjail is the animated bastard son of Robert Crumb and Happy Tree Friends. Each episode lays bare the crazy antics of said super … Continue reading

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The Dragon Lives Again – aka: Deadly Hands of Kung Fu – aka: Li san jiao wei zhen di yu men (1977)

There’s so many shades of awesomeness in this movie I’m not sure where to begin. OK, some history. After the death of Bruce Lee there was born an entire new sub-genre of exploitation: Brucesploitation. Yes, that’s right, people started making … Continue reading

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The Raid: Redemption (2011)

When the brilliantly concocted trailer first starting bubbling up on the interwebs for Indonesian action masterpiece The Raid, people kind of lost their shit, and with good reason. It was a fists and guns action movie that didn’t have giant … Continue reading

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3 Dev Adam (aka: 3 Mighty Men, aka: Turkish Spiderman) 1973

Scrolling through the long list of reviews here on Midnight Showing I was surprised to find that I hadn’t reviewed my favourite super hero movie, 3 Dev Adam (aka: 3 Mighty Men) although more commonly known as The Turkish Spiderman. This film … Continue reading

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The Exterminator (1980) – If you’re lying I’ll be back

One of the better exploitation films from my youth was The Exterminator. I still remember his catchphrase of “If you’re lying, I’ll be back”, so when the remastered directors cut surfaced, I had to see it. Fast forward to December … Continue reading

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Sint (aka: Saint) (2010) – Festive Cheer From Saint Nick!

Well, it’s that time again. You know, it’s the one where us Christian heathens become believers just to get some shitty presents. Yep, it’s Christmas. And we all need a good festive movie to get us into the spirit of … Continue reading

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