Three gorgeous women in the middle of a desert with a beaten, nearly naked man in the trunk of their hot rod. As each gets out of the car, there is a long, slow-motion lingering shot, starting at each woman's long, shapely legs, tight bottoms, sliding up to ample bosoms
, and finally reaching their faces.
...thus begins Bitch Slap
, a 2009 movie that had a very limited initial release, but made quite an impression at various film festivals and eventually made it to DVD release in March, 2010.
The makers of this film, alumni of Sam Raimi
franchises, sat down one day, between projects, and tried to think: "how do we make a movie that people will watch with a limited budget and using only day shoots?" The answer, of course
, is to simply put sexy girls Hel, Trixie, and Camero in revealing outfits in the middle of the desert, then have them fight
, and fornicate
their way through a convoluted, Troperiffic
Of particular note here is the involvement of Badass
kiwi Action Girl
stuntwoman and fight choreographer Zoe Bell
. The producers again called in favors from their Xena: Warrior Princess
days; she was Lucy Lawless's stunt double. Her influence and expertise is one of the things that elevates this movie from mere exploitation schlock to awesome