Tag: Ozploitation

The Tunnel (2011) – By Baron Craze

Director Carlo Ledesma (Sunod [2019]) uses natural devices, creating a novel path in this found footage film which includes interviews and narratives for his low-budget Australian indie horror feature in a mockumentary format. In the Australian cinema, it’s welcoming to see horror movies that provide refreshing tones from the commonly associated films of the ozploitation…


The Faceless Man Press Release

The acclaimed new Australian ozploitation film THE FACELESS MAN, starring genre vets Roger Ward and Andy McPhee, is out ON DEMAND multiple platforms!   From Freedom Cinema, and director James Di Martino, comes face to face with The Faceless Man this summer. Premiered on Demand August 28, the Australian horror film took home 6 major awards at the…


Occupation (2018) – By Baron Craze

When horror and sci-fi fans see cinema from Australia, it often fits into the Ozploitation genre with movies such as The Survivor (1981), but director and writer Luke Sparke (Red Billabong [2016]) presents this independent film Occupation from Saban Films. Sparke takes inspiration from many action, sci-fi movies and television series, such as blending together…


Snapshot (1979) – By Baron Craze

This is the first theatrical feature film of director Simon Wincer considered to be an Ozploitation picture, it is actually a well-made thriller (not a horror genre creation) although even a stretch to achieve the level of a thriller aside from a few nerve-wracking scenes. The script written in just 10 days, (although only the…


The Survivor (1981) – By Baron Craze

An Australian-made film that deviated from the current violent trend of Ozploitation and, instead, headed for a deeper conscience of self and mental scares, that film called The Survivor, directed by British actor David Hemmings. This movie marked his fourth time at the helm of a major film, working with screenwriter David Ambrose’s adaptation of…