Tag Archives: 1970s

The Sexplorer / Girl From Starship Venus (1975) Derek Ford, Monika Ringwald, Mark Jones, Andrew Grant, Comedy, Sci-fi, Sexploitation, Erotic

The Sexplorer (1975)
A spaceship from Venus arrives in London’s Piccadilly Circus of all places. One alien visitor takes the form of a, usually naked, blonde hottie. Our alien sexpot goes about exploring the strange and seedy world of 70’s London. People are both shocked and turned on by this childlike creature. Filled to the brim with nudity, laughs and some interesting music too.

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Mean Streets (1973) Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson, Crime, Drama, Romance

Mean Streets (1973)
The future is set for Tony and Michael – owning a neighbour- hood bar and making deals in the mean streets of New York city’s Little Italy. For Charlie, the future is less clearly defined. A small-time hood, he works for his uncle, making collections and reclaiming bad debts. He’s probably too nice to succeed. In love with a woman his uncle disapproves of (because of her epilepsy) and a friend of her cousin, Johnny Boy, a near psychotic whose trouble-making threatens them all – he can’t reconcile opposing values. A failed attempt to escape (to Brooklyn) moves them all a step closer to a bitter, almost preordained future.

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Code Name: Raw-Hide (1972) Stephen Lomax, Kendall Stewart, Michael Finn, Tony Lane, Jackie Moran, Adventute, Comedy, Sexploitation, Erotic

Code Name Raw-Hide (1972)
Frank and Barny are agents of the PBI – Pornographic Bureau of Investigation, sent by Chief Rank, Head of Vice, L.A. District, to go down on the dirty crime spots of Hollywood. Mousie’s Hot Shoppe is an adult bookstore where the owner is as much titillated as his customers by the material on sale. The agents are surprised to uncover that Mousie knows Chief Rank all too well, but it comes handy as he is willing to be an informer. So, the agents “discover” the Travelling House of Pleasure, a door-to-door delivery service of of Eastern Delights, the Good Time girls. The agents move next against the Nature Film business where a shady film director operates. Barny dresses as a woman for a casting session, and his act is too convincing for the lusty Director. Frank and Barny enter the dark Porny Theater easy, for the ten dollar admission fee; there is each man for himself, in a see of pleasure sources. Finally, it comes down to a battle of the sexes, when Barny fights off the advances of the notorious sex transvestite Peaches LaFemme.

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Terminal Island (1973) Stephanie Rothman, Don Marshall, Phyllis Davis, Ena Hartman, Action, Thriller

Terminal Island (1973)
In the wake of a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the death penalty, California passes an initiative that designates San Bruno island as a dumping spot for first-degree murder convicts, free to do what they like except leave. The main camp of convicts is controlled by the tyrannical Bobby, who rules with an iron hand, and the women are used as sex slaves. A.J. and a group of more free-minded murderers have escaped and gone into hiding. When A.J. and his men liberate the women from Bobby’s custody, tensions mount to an all-out confrontation for control of the island.

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Decapitation of an Evil Woman / Dokufu oden kubikiri asa (1977) Yûji Makiguchi, Terumi Azuma, Yukiko Tachibana, Yoshinobu Hirose, Action, Crime, Drama, Pinku, Erotic

Decapitation of an Evil Woman (1977)
An unusual blending of elements comes together in this crime story drawn from Japanese history. During the early Meiji period a number of “Dokufu” (Poison Women) committed a significant number of murders. These crimes were most often committed by wives on their husbands in order to be together with their lovers. At that time women were executed in the same manner as men, to wit: by being decapitated. This is the story of the most notorious of all, Takahashi Oden who, in 1879, was the last woman executed by decapitation in Japan.

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Halloween (1978) John Carpenter, Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Horror, Thriller

Halloween (1978)
The year is 1963, the night: Halloween. Police are called to 43 Lampkin Ln. only to discover that 15 year old Judith Myers has been stabbed to death, by her 6 year-old brother, Michael. After being institutionalized for 15 years, Myers breaks out on the night before Halloween. No one knows, nor wants to find out, what will happen on October 31st 1978 besides Myers’ psychiatrist, Dr. Loomis. He knows Michael is coming back to Haddonfield, but by the time the town realizes it, it’ll be too late for many people.

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