A lurid, low-budget horror discard from the wild world of Michigan cinema, HELL MASTER opens in 1969, with a title crawl explaining that the Kant Institute was the site of the "Nietzsche Experiments" to create mental super-soldiers for Uncle Sam. In the process, nutty Professor Saxon (John
Saxon) turned a disused chapel into a mad lab slaughterhouse before an outraged administrator shot him in the head.
Twenty years later the institute is still grooming a superior class of students, although in the film's lone crowd shot they're the usual collegiate jocks, nerds and bimbos, just getting their lectures over headphones, that's all. Soon the visible campus populati...