Tag: Ozploitation

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…