Film Review: Help me I am Dead (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Germany 1939. The farmer Jonathan Friedberg with the Nazis tried to make a pact to see his family again deported. 75 years later. Jennifer is a young psychology student, and is in a wheelchair because she had an accident years ago. She is working on a study for the university and asked about this in a village at random people on the street. She encounters a strange story, which concerns an old, abandoned house … Continue reading

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Film Review: Exitus Interruptus (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: Der Tod ist erst der Anfang, Exitus interruptus – Exit death is just the beginning. Another gory exploitaton film by Andreas Bethmann REVIEW: I’m beginning to believe that Andreas Bethmann has really only made two movies, but just keeps remaking each one with different actors and extended scenes. Of course, I’m exaggerating, but he definitely does have his favorite plots, doesn’t he? On the one hand, we’ve got the demon/zombie horror films (Die Insel … Continue reading

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Film Review: Demon Terror (Dämonenbrut) (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: Fleeing away from the police, after a bank robbery which went wrong, a group of offenders decides to take refuge on a deserted island. The apparent tranquility of this place actually hides a horde of demonic creatures desperate to satisfy their cannibalism and carry out their mission: to impregnate women with the seed of the devil and enslave men. One after the other the criminals will be hunted down, abused, murdered and this island, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Der Todesengel (Angel of Death) (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: Story about a raped model who takes bloody revenge. German Extreme horror film -  mixture of amateur-gore, bad but entertaining acting, some semi-hardcore scenes, much blood and extremely bad taste. REVIEW: Der Todesengel translates into English as “Angel of Death,” but I guess that wasn’t an accurate enough title for Andreas Bethmann (director of Rossa Venezia, Exitus Interruptus, and many others). So he added some words, giving the final product the title Angel of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Die Insel der Damonen (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: Sport diver Mario and his two women friends sail out to a small island off the coast of Italy. There he discovers an old wooden chest at the bottom of the ocean. In it he finds a knife whose cut releases the seed of a demon REVIEW: This is classic gorehound fodder. We open with images of a castle overlooking a great body of water rotating on the screen as a deep, eerie German … Continue reading

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Film Review: K3 Prison of Hell (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Andreas Bethmann brings us another slice of prime exploitation! Stuck on a prison island, 2 young woman are subjected to rape and torture, but when they escape into the jungle with the help of the camp’s female Doctor, the nightmare continues! REVIEW: “K3: Prison of Hell” is a German x-rated exploitation horror film. Based around the “women in prison” films such as the Ilsa collection, K3 is indeed a hybrid creation of sorts. If … Continue reading

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