Watch An Exclusive Clip From Mark Hartley's MACHETE MAIDENS UNLEASHED
Mark Hartley's Machete Maidens Unleashed - a delirious look at the American exploitation films produced in the Philippines during the 1970s and 1980s from the director of Not Quite Hollywood - is freshly available on US DVD and to tempt your pocketbooks we've got an exclusive clip from the film below.
We've got loads of coverage in the archive for this one, so check the links!Karate-kickin' midgets! Paper-mâché monsters! Busty babes with blades! Filipino genre films of the '70s and '80s had it all. Boasting cheap labour, exotic scenery and non-existent health and safety regulations, the Philippines was a dreamland for exploitation filmmakers whose renegade productions were soon engulfing drive-in screens around the globe like a tidal schlock-wave! At last, the all-too-often overlooked world of drive-in filler from Manila gets the Mark Hartley (NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD) treatment in Machete Maidens Unleashed!. This is the ultimate insiders' account of a faraway backlot where stunt men came cheap, plot was obsolete and the make-up guy was packin' heat.