from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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
: This bizarre bit of artsploitation splices together footage from various Italian gialli to create a dissection/homage to the gory mystery/horror hybrid genre.
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."
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.
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.