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Lesbian Lyncanthropes on the Loose
I like Misty Mundae. I think she has a cute, unpretentious, girl-next-door quality that makes even her most lame performances watchable. I've seen more of her films than is probably safe to admit in public, but I don't actively seek out her work. Apparently, I'm in the minority. Misty seems to have a base of eager fans who clamor for every scrap of film and video that features the nubile beauty. Those fans have to clamor because throughout the years Ms. Mundae has acted in a number of features which haven't seen release for various reasons. One such opus, An Erotic Werewolf in London, is finally getting a DVD release seven years after it was shot.
Directed by William Hellfire (Duck! The Carbine High Massacre), An Erotic Werewolf in London tells the story of a lesbian lycanthrope (Anoushka, Play-Mate of the Apes)—do I need to mention that the film doesn't even bother to give us character names?—who is seduced by a bartender (Misty Mundae, Spiderbabe). After some post-coital biting, the bartender now suffers from the werewolf curse. Meanwhile, our initial lycanthrope heads to London to tell her story to a British tabloid. This plot device allows for a lot of flashbacks involving werewolves and lesbians. Meanwhile, our bartender is ill from the effects of the bite and is tended by a number of naughty nurses. Eventually, Misty's werewolf turns and meets a tragic fate.
The previous paragraph makes the film sound a lot more coherent than it really is. In reality, the 68-minute film skips from lesbian scene to lesbian scene with a minimum of dialogue and narrative drive. The couplings themselves are above average for Seduction Cinema, with some real chemistry between the participants and no annoying interruptions from guys in gorilla suits. Those looking for wicked werewolves should go elsewhere, as this film sticks with a minimalist aesthetic. We're talking claws, fangs, and the barest wisps of hair to preserve the erotic half of the "erotic werewolf" equation.
Ostensibly, the film's star is Anoushka, although her silicone-enhanced assets are atypical for Seduction Cinema films. However, fans of Misty Mundae need not despair, for she commands almost as much screen time as Anoushka, and gets the better pairings of the two, including encounters with Ruby LaRocca, Darian Caine, and Julian Wells.
Shot on three different formats, the video is a predictably mixed bag. It doesn't look horrible by Seduction standards, but it won't win any awards. The best I can say about it is that there are no problems which make it difficult to make out the ladies. The audio is slightly worse, with a lot of variability in the quality and volume of the various effects and dialogue. But, since there wasn't much dialogue in the first place, it's hardly a huge complaint.
To make up for the seven years between production and release, Seduction Cinema has given fans a nice selection of extras. First up is a set of liner notes by Ed Grant of Media Funhouse. They provide an informative discussion of the film and its history (as well as some candid shots of the leading ladies) for those who don't want to wade through the commentary. Speaking of the commentary, it's a chatty affair with the director William Hellfire and the producer Michael Raso, hosted by Ed Grant. The three discuss the history of Hellfire's Factory 2000 outfit as well as Seduction Cinema and the making of Erotic Werewolf. The audio quality on the commentary is pretty bad, with some clipping and distortion, but it's worth a listen for fans of Seduction. The other Erotic Werewolf related extra is a reminiscence by Ruby LaRocca, as she discusses her history with Seduction Cinema and Factory 2000. The fist disc rounds out with the usual trailer vault featuring lots of spoofy fun.
The final extra is a bonus feature entitled Night of the Groping Dead. If you've waited your whole life to see zombie rape, then you can die happy after viewing Night of the Groping Dead. At only 48 minutes long, the less said about this film, the better.
If you've been waiting years for An Erotic Werewolf in London, you're likely to be disappointed. Sure, it's got some lesbian lovin', but it's no better or worse than any other Seduction Cinema title out there. Those just looking for some more sexy Seduction fun will probably be more pleased with this disc. If you've never seen a Seduction Cinema film, then this is probably not the one to start with.
An Erotic Werewolf in London is guilty, but that's hardly the point.
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