If I were 12, this would be my favorite movie.
I watched Fitzcarraldo recently, and this was worse in comparison. That's not fair, of course, since almost everything is worse in comparison to the Herzog Amazon films. But life is unfair, and this borrows heavily from them: most tellingly in the scene where Fawcett convinces (unseen) Amazon natives not to kill him by singing a hymn, an imitation of the scene in Fitzcarraldo where the Fitz convinces (unseen) Amazon natives not to kill him by standing on top of his…
Street Trash (1987) is a movie likely to stay on Amazon Prime for a while. Eventually, it will appear in your queue and you will ask yourself, "Should I watch this?"
The real question is, how much do you hate yourself?
The movie achieves the kind of glib nihilism that Troma emulates but never achieves, because Troma movies have some modicum of self awareness.
Street Trash is a movie by street trash, for street trash. It is filthy, it is…