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 ›
“I Drink Your Blood!” A Notorious Exploitation Classic Made On A Dare! Triple Bill Includes “I Eat Your Skin!”
Classic Movie Exploitation – On A Dare! Get ready for the fascinating story of “I Drink Your Blood”, a notorious exploitation film from 1971 – how it was made, and how it ended up on a double bill with this… Read More ›
Pam Grier! Foxy Brown! Tamara Dobson! Cleopatra Jones! Blaxploitation’s Time To Celebrate These Kick Ass Empowered Women!
Look! It’s Wonder Woman! Yes, last summer’s biggest action star was female – and why not? Empowered women SHOULD rule the box office…but if we are going to talk about “Wonder Women”, what about these two? Now These Two Are… 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 ›