B-movies: secret indulgences and cinematical equivalents of disco balls....

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  1. Fuuma

    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    There's so many good "b movies" from the highbrow (Touch of evil) to the lowbrow (Sgt. Kabukiman NYPD). Of course what I define as a B movie might be different than what you define as a b movie.
     
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    Russ Meyer movies.
    There was also some strange Japanese movies..."Iron Mam" -about some guy that mutilates women with his mechanical penis,

    Also, "The Suicide Club" ...
     
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    Russ Meyer movies.
    There was also some strange Japanese movies..."Iron Mam" -about some guy that mutilates women with his mechanical penis,

    Also, "The Suicide Club" ...


    The japanese movie you're refering to is called Tetsuo (the iron man) and it's seriously a disturbing and excellent movie. The movie is not based around a man mutilating women with his penis, but does indeed drill a girl while having sex at some point, it's quite a weird scene. You should also check out the sequel and in the same genre (man vs. machine) you should check out Meatball Machine. It's a lot easier to watch, but it's also a lot less captivating... still good though.
     
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    i'm sure there are a whole bunch of martial arts B-movies, but i'd have to vote for my favortie, Master of the Flying Guillotine.

    -Jeff
     
  6. skalogre

    skalogre Senior member

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    The japanese movie you're refering to is called Tetsuo (the iron man) and it's seriously a disturbing and excellent movie. The movie is not based around a man mutilating women with his penis, but does indeed drill a girl while having sex at some point, it's quite a weird scene. You should also check out the sequel and in the same genre (man vs. machine) you should check out Meatball Machine. It's a lot easier to watch, but it's also a lot less captivating... still good though.

    Tsukamoto's films are generally excellent (well, Hiruko is ok but not stellar, as is Bullet Ballet...).
    Will look for Meatball Machine.
     
  7. Nantucket Red

    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    Has anyone seen The Apple? I saw a bit of it long ago and it aroused my curiosity. Apparently, it's such a collosal train wreck it has something of a cult following.
     
  8. Tokyo Slim

    Tokyo Slim In Time Out

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    Has anyone seen The Apple? I saw a bit of it long ago and it aroused my curiosity. Apparently, it's such a collosal train wreck it has something of a cult following.

    Everyone I know who likes this movie is very, very. very gay. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
     
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    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    Everyone I know who likes this movie is very, very. very gay. Not that there's anything wrong with that.

    Perhaps that's why I never watched more than about five minutes of it.
     
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    Tokyo Slim hit most of mine (no big surprise there), but I'd add:

    - Return of the Living Dead

    - From Dusk 'til Dawn (so many reviewers didn't get that this was supposed to be a B movie - of course, you still have to put up with the Tarantino ego)

    - El Mariachi

    - Bubba Ho-Tep (by reputation only; I've yet to see it)

    - I'd imagine the Evil Dead films would qualify here (at least the first one)

    I'm sure I'm forgetting many.
     
  11. skalogre

    skalogre Senior member

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    I would not consider this one a B-movie per se, but its story is a wee bit trite. But otherwise good writing, acting and decent effects!

    [​IMG]
     
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    I completely forgot Mad Max and The Road Warrior (before Mel Gibson was famous...or openly anti-semitic).

    Word on the street is that the Toe Cutter and the Humongous weren't actually evil - they were just Jewish. [​IMG]
     
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    I completely forgot Mad Max and The Road Warrior (before Mel Gibson was famous...or openly anti-semitic). Word on the street is that the Toe Cutter and the Humongous weren't actually evil - they were just Jewish. [​IMG]
    I'm sorry, but the 3 best best Australian movies in order of greatness are 1: Chopper 2: Reckless Kelly 3: Howling III; The Marsupials Road Warrior was ok though...
     
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    I'm sorry, but the 3 best best Australian movies in order of greatness are

    1: Chopper
    2: Reckless Kelly
    3: Howling III; The Marsupials

    Road Warrior was ok though...


    Always meant to see Chopper, but never got around to it. A newer one from Australia is The Proposition (the Nick Cave movie - not sure if it's really a B movie). Haven't gotten around to that one yet, either, but it received some really good reviews.
     
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    All the American Pie movies and every movie with Lindsay Lohan or Hillary Duff.

    And my favourite: Blue Monday, I can't understand how bad the actors and the scripta is :S
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0290475/
     

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