artsploitation love


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  • n. A genre of art; referring to any piece which is fueled, at its core, by a möbius of self-referential meta.
  • n. A genre of art film with lots of gratuitous sex or violence


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Blend of art and exploitation


  • : This bizarre bit of artsploitation splices together footage from various Italian gialli to create a dissection/homage to the gory mystery/horror hybrid genre.

    New York Press

  • In his review of Fat Girl as examples and notes, "If artsploitation films have one thing in common, it's restoring pain to screen violence."

    GreenCine Daily

  • With their latest double-header-A Lonely Cow Weeps at Dawn (2003) and Sexy Battle Girls (1986) - they show why these 60-minute skin flicks have developed a cult that can and will defend them as serious artsploitation.

    New York Press

  • Of all the “Euro trash” exploitation directors I’m not counting Alain Robbe-Grillet, that’s artsploitation, Jess Franco had a knack for finding good interiors and exteriors.

    Viewing ‘wrong’ films for the right reasons « Jahsonic


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