Add to basket ELECTRIC BOOGALOO & MACHETE MAIDENS UNLEASHED! (BLU-RAY)

Synopsis

The Director of NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD delivers two more jaw-dropping tales of filmmaking with no taste, no scruples, no boundaries and – more often than not – no clothes.

- Electric Boogaloo: The Untold Story of Cannon Films

PAPER-THIN PLOTS… WOODEN ACTING… RUBBER CHEQUES…

Strap yourselves in and take an off-road cinematic rampage through the bowels of Hollywood’s least-loved film studio, CANNON FILMS.

Responsible for churning out a breathtaking cavalcade of hits and misses (including DEATH WISH II, BREAKIN’, INVASION USA and MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE) that showcased ninjas, nudity, creaky monosyllabic action heroes, threadbare plots and accidental moments of near-genius – the folks at Cannon botched plots, bounced cheques and burned careers – and in doing so forever changed the way movies were made and marketed.

“As breathlessly entertaining as the very films it covers. The best (and worst) of Cannon are high impact fever dreams of sex, violence, madness and mayhem this great documentary captures that crazy lightning in a bottle."

EDGAR WRIGHT (Director SHAUN OF THE DEAD, SCOTT PILGRIM)

- Machete Maidens Unleashed

KARATE-KICKIN’ MIDGETS… PAPER-MACHE MONSTERS… BUSTY BABES WITH BLADES…

Join us for a non-stop Filipino femme-fest, all the way from the jungles of the Pacific via the trash cans of the critics!

Boasting cheap labour, exotic scenery and non-existent health and safety regulations, The Philippines was a dreamland for exploitation auteurs whose renegade productions were soon engulfing drive-in screens around the globe like a tidal schlock-wave!

This is the ultimate insiders account of a far away backlot where stuntmen came cheap, plot was obsolete - and the make-up guy was packin’ heat!

“There’s blood and gore and bare breasts galore.

Wildly entertaining.”

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

 
 

Extra Features

  • EB EXTRAS
  • A Word With Frank Yablans - exclusive to this release
  • Michael Dudikoff Extended Interview - exclusive to this release
  • Deleted & Extended Scenes - contains content exclusive to this release
  • Cannon Trailer compile - contains more content than any other release
  • Tiff Red Carpet Report - exclusive to this release
  • Variety Studio interview - exclusive to this release
  • UK press interview - exclusive to this release
  • Behind The Scenes gallery - exclusive to this release
  • Cannon Stills & Poster Gallery -exclusive to this release
  • Electric Boogaloo HD Trailer
  • MMU EXTRAS
  • Audio commentary with Director and crew
  • More Wild & Untold Stories From Machete Maidens - contains more content than previous Australian release.
  • Filipino Trailer Compile
  • Rue Morgue Audio Interview
  • Fantastic Fest Q&A with Roger and Julie Corman, Mark Hartley and Tim League (13 mins 30)
  • Fantastic Fest Red Carpet
  • Fantastic Fest interview - exclusive to this release
  • Monster test footage
  • Oath of Green Blood
  • Filipino Poster & Stills Gallery
  • Machete Maidens Unleashed HD Trailer

Cast

  • Allan Arkush
  • Carmen Argenziano
  • David Paulsen
  • John Ashley
  • Luigi Cozzi
  • Sam Firstenberg

Directors

  • Mark Hartley
  • No. discs 1
  • Running time 190 min
  • Audio format 5.1 & 2.0
  • Region -
  • Format 1080P
  • Color COLOUR
  • Language English
  • Catalogue No. DAVID3652
  • Aspect ratio 16:9
  • Subtitles English
  • MA


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