“Eugenie, you’ve just discovered life’s deepest purpose: the quest, the grail mankind has sought throughout the ages – ultimate power of human beings. Yes, the power which comes from the pleasure of giving pain.” Provocative dialogue like this can only… Read More ›
Actress Lina Romay
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 ›
“Well, I must admit that since the curfew, Peckham has been more boring than usual.” And with that sterling line of dialogue, time to buzz around the campy cult fun of “Invasion Of The Bee Girls!” This 1973 camp classic… Read More ›
Another Great Film Starring Lina Romay! I’ve posted about this iconic European Actress before – who starred in dozens of films, mostly for her longtime partner and film Director Jess Franco. She had great screen presence – like this scene… Read More ›
<strong>A Jess Franco Cult Classic Re-Cut!</strong> Mondo Macabro has this triple set of Franco movies starring his wife Lina Romay…including a rarely seen recut of “Countess Perverse” that is very different from the original theatrical cut! <strong>”Hunting Humans Was Her… Read More ›
“A Smell Of Honey! A Swallow Of Brine!” Vintage Sexploitation From New York’s 42nd Street Grindhouse Era!
<strong> This Wasn’t Your Mother’s Times Square!</strong> Folks, these pictures are from Times Square in the 70’s and early 80’s – a seedy strip filled with movie houses that showed exploitation films 24 hours a day – that’s how… Read More ›