Beast Stable

Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable (1973)

Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable first published by Film International If ever proof were needed that genre is what you make of it, then one only need look to Japan’s cinema of the 1970s, where the lowest of exploitation subgenres were being approached with the highest of artistic sensibilities, disinterring unexpectedly exquisite treasures from the…

Scorpion

Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 (1972)

Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 first published by EyeforFilm The women-in-prison (or WIP) film has a long and sordid history as one of exploitation cinema’s more unsavoury subgenres. So at first glance, Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41, with its badass inmates, its sadistic guards, and its girl-on-girl action (in every sense), ought to be dismissible as…