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I know that, some time soon, the boops will become one long beep, the mountains will crumble into a flat line, and I will be finished with my work here. I will be free. Gnome Run It seemed like a good idea at the time.

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Mondo film Mondo films, often called shockumentaries, are quasi-documentary films about sensationalized topics like exotic customs from around the world or gruesome death footage. The goal of mondo films, as of shock exploitation, is to shock the audience by dealing with taboo subject matter.

Monster movies[ edit ] These "nature-run-amok" films focus on an animal or group of animals, far larger and more aggressive than usual for their species, terrorizing humans while another group of humans tries to fight back.

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This genre began in the s, when concern over nuclear weapons testing made movies about giant monsters popular. These were typically either giant prehistoric creatures awakened by atomic explosions or ordinary animals mutated by radiation.

The trend was revived in the s as awareness of pollution increased and corporate greed and military irresponsibility were blamed for destruction of the environment. After Steven Spielberg 's film Jawsa number of very similar films sometimes regarded as outright rip-offs were produced in the hope of cashing in on its success.

Roger Corman was a major producer of these films in both decades. The genre has experienced a revival in recent years, as films like Mulberry Street and Larry Fessenden's The Last Winter reflected concerns about global warming and overpopulation.

Nazi exploitation Nazi exploitation films, also called "nazisploitation" films, or "il sadiconazista", focus on Nazis torturing prisoners in death camps and brothels during World War II.

The tortures are often sexual, and the prisoners, who are often female, are nude.

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The progenitor of this subgenre was Love Camp 7 The archetype of the genre, which established its popularity and its typical themes, was Ilsa, She Wolf of the SSabout the buxom, nymphomaniacal dominatrix Ilsa torturing prisoners in a Stalag.

Nudity in film Nudist films originated in the s as films that skirted the Hays Code restrictions on nudity by purportedly depicting the naturist lifestyle. New York Board of Regents that onscreen nudity is not obscene. This opened the door to more open depictions of nudity, starting with Russ Meyer's The Immoral Mr.

Teaswhich has been credited as the first film to place its exploitation elements unapologetically at the forefront instead of pretending to carry a moral or educational message.

This development paved the way for the more explicit exploitation films of the s and s and made the nudist genre obsolete—ironically, since the nudist film Garden of Eden was the subject of the court case. After this, the nudist genre split into subgenres such as the "nudie-cutie", which featured nudity but no touching, and the "roughie", which included nudity and violent, antisocial behavior.

They presented themselves as educational films, but exploited their subject matter by focusing mainly on the nudist camps' most beautiful female residents, while denying the existence of such exploitation.

They depicted a lifestyle unbound by the restrictions of clothing, yet this depiction was restricted by the requirement that genitals should not be shown.

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Still, there was a subversive element to them, as the nudist camps inherently rejected modern society and its values regarding the human body. One scene in The Unashamed makes a point about the artificiality of clothing and its related values through a mocking portrayal of a group of nude artists who paint fully clothed subjects.

Ozploitation The term "Ozploitation" refers broadly to Australian horror, erotic or crime films of the s and s. Reforms to Australia's film classification systems in led to the production of a number of such low-budget, privately funded films, assisted by tax exemptions and targeting export markets.

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Often an internationally recognised actor but of waning notability would be hired to play a lead role. Laconic characters and desert scenes feature in many Ozploitation films, but the term has been used for a variety of Australian films of the era that relied on shocking or titilating their audiences.

A documentary about the genre was Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! They typically have rural or outback settings, presenting the Australian landscape and environment as an almost spiritually malign force that alienates white Australians and frustrates both their personal ambitions and activities and their attempts to subdue it.Notes from the Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick in CHM, FB2, RTF download e-book.

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