Megan Griffiths delivers a powerful, subtle gut punch to America's blind military worship with SADIE.
Roberta Findlay's 1985 shocker TENEMENT came along at the beginning of the crack epidemic. Hard not to see the commentary about a city crumbling around her.
STREET TRASH is just a B-movie with nothing to say. Or, maybe it says a lot of things about NYC in the 1980s. Maybe?
Abel Ferrar's MS. 45 is a brutal exploitation flick about a mute woman who suffers violent misogyny, then decides to make the city night safe for women again on her own.