Discover the monstrous spectacle of this meta exploitation movie

Meanwhile, both the priest and the audience seem to share a basically racist view of Africa as a place of primitive lust and terror. Discover the monstrous spectacle of this meta exploitation movie Marco Ferreri’s controversial The Ape Woman is a deeply cynical portrayal of masculinity bestialised and femininity reified. He is the one operating the slides at the nunnery, and when he retreats to the kitchen for some food, he meets Maria (Annie Girardot), who has grown up as an abandoned orphan within the convent’s walls, and whose face…

The Last Duel

In 2021, yet another epic drama set in days bygone lands on Lido to gift the audience with a lead star who is falling off the rails. To wit: Sir Ridley Scott’s The Last Duel sees a very blonde Ben Affleck as a very affected Count Pierre d’Alençon. Published 11 Oct 2021 Share this The men cut and pull and grunt, as even single droplets of sweat become sopranos in this overwhelming orchestra that is equal parts numbing and riveting. The portrayal of women? The camera lingers on Marguerite’s contorted…