Welcome To Times Square! Yes, it’s America’s most brightly lit playground of fun for the entire family! Times Square is well lit, filled with upbeat tourist attractions and offers all of the big chain restaurants you expect when on vacation… Read More ›
RIP Director Larry Cohen… Sad news for cult movie fans…legendary Director Larry Cohen – the “King” of winged serpents, killer babies AND blaxploitation – has died at the age of 77. This “cult movie Monday” will celebrate the legendary Director,… Read More ›
Time To Shock Yourself Through The 80’s! If you love movie trailers, AND you love cult horror films of the 80’s, well it’s time to get this new blu-ray and have a ball! Here is how the great home video… Read More ›
007 Reasons To Appreciate A “Bond Girl!” It sounds very “retro” and “demeaning” in today’s world to describe any female character as a “girl”, but the role of a “Bond Girl” in the 007 film series was so much more… Read More ›
RIP Sean Connery…His Great Hits Plus “Zardoz!” James Bond In A Loincloth! Sean Connery’s Sex-Fuelled Sci-Fi Thriller!
RIP Sean Connery… Sad news to report: legendary Actor Sean Connery has died at the age of 90. Here are details plus a look at his mainstream films: https://johnrieber.com/2020/10/31/rip-sean-connery-the-greatest-007-ever-his-best-4-non-bonds-an-appreciation/ He also made one of the wildest early 70’s films ever…… 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 ›
Happy Birthday Bruce Lee! November 27th would have been Bruce Lee’s 78th birthday – he was, without question, the greatest action movie star of all time….and here is the proof! Yes, he battles Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – and he took on… 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 ›
Shocktober is off to a great start! The great #31DaysOfHorror are now underway, and I’m having a blast sharing some of my favorite Halloween films! Day #1 got off to a rousing start with “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” – you… Read More ›