By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Updated October 08, 2010 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Anchor Bay Films

I Spit on Your Grave

type
  • Movie

There are two insurmountable problems for an exploitation flick in which a woman is gang-raped and exacts revenge by creatively torturing and killing each rapist. One: This is a remake of Meir Zarchi’s infamous 1978 exercise I Spit on Your Grave, made back when torture porn was readily identified as disgusting and worthy of outrage. Now it’s just one more movie in which genitals are sliced. Two: Zarchi cannily exploited the era’s interest in/fear of feminism (he preferred his title, Day of the Woman). Now it’s just some thin chick in her underwear, kicking butt. C-

I Spit on Your Grave

type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • UNRATED
runtime
  • 107 minutes

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