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Jarv’s Schlock Vault: Strippers v Werewolves.

She had such great legs…have you found the other one…?

There was no way that I wasn’t going to watch this one, frankly. In fact, I’m just a little bit surprised that it’s taken so long for someone to finally make a film featuring Strippers versus Werewolves in a no holds barred fight to the end. What I am even more surprised about is that it was made in the UK and not in America. Still, we’re not bad at micro-budgeted silly horror, so Strippers v Werewolves should be an absolute piece of cake. Nevertheless it was produced by White Collar Hooligan’s Jonathan Sothcott (although it seems as if practically everything in the UK is at the moment) has a decent cast featuring some absolute B-Movie Stalwarts and, well, at the end of the day it’s about Strippers and Werewolves. This should, in theory, guarantee nudity and gore by the bucketload.

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Made in Britain: Big Fat Gypsy Gangster (2011)

Back in the late 90’s Channel 4 used to run a late night comedy satire show. Unsurprisingly, and unimaginatively, entitled The 11 O’Clock Show, this series did prove to be a touch hit or miss, but when on song, it was absolute dynamite. Some of the most amusing interviews I saw at the time were on this, and I will honestly never forget Daisy Donovan asking Glenda Jackson (UK MP and double Oscar winner) what it was like to be fingered by Tony Blair. I mention this, because the 11 O’Clock show was the starting point for a lot of UK talent, being the series that launched (amongst others)Sacha Baron Cohen’s Ali G and Borat, Ricky Gervais (his bit on feminism was genius), Daisy Donovan, and, finally, Ricky Grover. Grover appeared as psychotic time-serving nutter Bulla, and his little segments on current affairs tended towards the hilarious. Back in 2011, though, he sat down with his wife, and decided that Bulla, like Ali G, deserved a full length film. I’m not so sure I agree.

Contains thieving gypsy bastards and spoilers below.

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