Show Notes for Episode 005: What Are Your Limits? The Dark Waters of Exploitation and Extreme Cinema

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These are the Show Notes for Episode 005: What Are Your Limits? The Dark Waters of Exploitation and Extreme Cinema

What are your limits?

Surely there are some types of horror movies that you will not watch.  Or are there?

There has always been an audience for the disturbing and unsettling image. And there’s an intimate relationship between the violence and sensationalism shown in Underground Movies and the anxieties of our culture.

In this episode I discuss Exploitation Films and Extreme Horror: its history starting with Thomas Edison’s first experiments with the movie camera through the Grindhouse Era to Modern Horror Cinema.

Extreme Horror Cinema

Exploitation Films

Splatter Films

Mondo

Grindhouse

Hardcore Horror

Video Nasties

Gonzo Horror

Torture Porn

Asian Extreme

French Extreme

Hong Kong CAT III Films

Snuff Films

MOVIES MENTIONED

Frailty

L.I.E.

Dead Girl

Friday the 13th

Last House on the Left

Fred Ott’s Sneeze

The Kiss

Charmion’s Trapeze Strip-Tease

The Execution of Czolgosz

Electrocuting an Elephant

Birth of a Nation

Intolerance

Maniac (1934)

Violated

Scum of the Earth

Psycho

Faces of Death

Blood Feast

Mondo Cane

Snuff

American Guinea Pig

Re-Animator

Videodrome

Martyrs (2008)

Inside

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Cannibal Holocaust

Audition

Pink Flamingos

Last House on Dead End Street

My Sweet Satan

August Underground

Toe Tag Pictures

 

BOOKS

The Horror of It All: One Moviegoer’s Love Affair with Masked Maniacs, Frightened Virgins, and the Living Dead…  by Adam Rockoff

… on Amazon

Audiobook on Audible

 

To sign up for a free month of an Audible.com membership and get a free audiobook today, go to http://www.audibletrial.com/HellbentForHorror

 

 

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