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Eddie Murphy.
Eddie Murphy.PHOTO: NETFLIX
Daniel Craig.
Daniel Craig.PHOTO: ENCORE FILMS
(Left) Mina Farid & Zahia Dehar (right).
(Left) Mina Farid & Zahia Dehar (right).PHOTO: SHAW ORGANISATION

118 minutes/Netflix/3.5 Stars

The boom in cheap action flicks in the 1970s fuelled the exploitation cinema trend all over the world. In Australia, for example, Mel Gibson featured in a low-budget piece called Mad Max (1979) and became a sensation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 03, 2020, with the headline 'Film Picks'. Subscribe