Ozploitation: A love letter in images

Why use words, when images can do all the talking. A brief love letter to Ozploitation – the low-budget Australian exploitation films made after the country’s introduction of an R rating in 1971.

James Curnow is an obsessive cinephile and the owner and head editor of CURNBLOG. His work as a film journalist has been published in a range of print and digital publications, including The Guardian, Broadsheet and Screening the Past. James is currently working through a PhD in Film Studies, focused primarily on issues of historical representation in Contemporary Hollywood cinema.

9 thoughts on “Ozploitation: A love letter in images

  1. I recently watched “Dead End Drive-In” for the first time (it’s on Netflix) because it’s one of those films that cinephiles reference frequently. I was pleased and surprised at how good it is as a film, it holds up very as a pointed economic fable. (And not at all what I expected from the cover art.)

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