When Do You Know A Movie Is A Holiday Classic? Hint: When It Comes With THIS: Enough with a holiday season filled with potential Oscar winners: time to have fun with the “other” classic films! That’s right: imagine a movie… Read More ›
The Movies That Will CLEAR OUT Your Holiday Guests! How To Close Down Your Party – “Grindhouse” Style!
Ahhhh….Home For The Holidays! OK, I get it, you’ve celebrated the holidays – relatives visiting, with wonderful meals, gifts and conversation…day after day after day – and now you just need to be alone. But guess what? THE RELATIVES JUST… Read More ›
Say Hello To The Face Of Exploitation Cinema! Someone asked me to explain the phenomenon of exploitation cinema – an era from the late 60’s to the mid-80’s when movies pushed boundaries and broke taboos…and resulted in some of the… Read More ›
#FrancoFriday! Is Darth Vader’s Helmet Influenced By “Countess Perverse”? Jess Franco’s “Star Wars”!
Where Did Darth Vader’s Look Come From? A Jess Franco Film? OK, here’s how this radical thought began: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” was on TV, and earlier that week I happened to be watching this 1974 cult exploitation film… Read More ›
From “O” To “007!” Corinne Cléry! Her Torrid “Story Of O!” From Notorious “Hitch Hike” To Bond Girl!
From “O” To “007”! Meet Corinne Clery – who went from not”O”rious to 007! Some of the best “Bond girls” from the past were outstanding Actresses with a fascinating body of work – and Clery is no different! “O” My!… Read More ›
Want to surprise someone with an obscure exploitation gem? No need to look so worried – it’s time to celebrate the grindhouse classics as well as the obscure…so, for those of you eager to try new things, here’s one for… Read More ›
Remember when you first saw THIS? There are images from films that stay with you forever…and perhaps no movie has ever included more of these shocking images than “The Exorcist.” I have been asked several times about what I consider… Read More ›