DiscoverThe Rewind Movie PodcastFaster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965) - Episode 81
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965) - Episode 81

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965) - Episode 81

Update: 2022-03-18
Share

Description

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, WELCOME TO VIOLENCE. As part of our celebration of the centenary of the firebrand exploitation cinema pioneer Russ Meyer, superfan Devlin introduces the gang to his seminal 1965 superwomen spectacular Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!


Belted and buckled badasses Varla, Rosie and Billie (exotic dancers Tura Santana, Haji, and Lori Williams) are three go-go dancers who tear across the desert in their sports cars in search of kicks - and they find more trouble than they'd bargained for when the fearsome Varla casually karate kills some poor sap after a drag race. Grabbing his traumatised girlfriend as a hostage, the trio hole up at the remote farmhouse of a twisted old man who they hear is sitting on a pile of cash, attempting to wheedle information about its whereabouts from the geezer and his two sons - one a musclebound near-mute link, the other a studious but blinkered 'regular' guy. 


Chosen by Devlin and guest Patrick Crain as their preferred point of entry to the filmography of the fearsome Meyer, this monochromatic ode to powerful women, muscular cars, and southern Gothic weirdness showcases the director's fevered editing, razor sharp cinematography, and even sharper dialogue. Will Gali and Matt fall under the spell of the King of Sexploitation, or will this grindhouse walk on the weird side fail to get their motors running?


Fans of the film may want to check out Devlin’s Teemill store for shirts, sweatshirts, and more based on original designs from the film!


Check out our website for accompanying essays, video and music playlist, and blogs for all of our episodes including our fantastic artwork at https://rewindmoviecast.com/


If you have any questions, comments or ideas for future episodes you can contact us on Twitter @rewindmoviecast or @galithegreek

(Gali), @IsTheDevlin (Devlin), @PatrickWaggett (Patrick) and @mdridley (Matt), join our Facebook Group at https://www.facebook.com/rewindmoviecast/, or email us at rewindmoviepodcast@gmail.com to have a chat!


MERCHANDISE NOW AVAILABLE! Head to our Teemill Store for some fantastic shirts, stickers and more.


Thank you for listening, and if you like the show please hit subscribe, and maybe leave us a little review (it really does help!)



See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Comments 
00:00
00:00
x

0.5x

0.8x

1.0x

1.25x

1.5x

2.0x

3.0x

Sleep Timer

Off

End of Episode

5 Minutes

10 Minutes

15 Minutes

30 Minutes

45 Minutes

60 Minutes

120 Minutes

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965) - Episode 81

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965) - Episode 81