An Iconic Image For Japanese “Pinky Violence” Fans! In the 70’s, a genre of film in Japan was called “pink” cinema, or “pinky violence”…they were wildly entertaining action films with young women fighting and taking their clothes off… Reiko Ike… Read More ›
A 42nd Street “Grindhouse” Tour! Seven Sexploitation Classics That Turned Times Square “Down And Dirty”!
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 ›
“Alien” The Play! I want to pay tribute to a group of high schoolers who staged a production of the sci-fi horror classic “Alien!” A group of industrious high schoolers took the classic film from a movie theater and into… 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 ›
“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 ›
Time To Celebrate The “American Grindhouse!” It’s the gritty world of 60’s and 70’s cinema, when dangerous movie theaters showed some of the wildest and most illicit films of that generation – stuff like this: Now, a new documentary tells… Read More ›
“So Hot It’s Banned In HELL!” That has to be one of the most hilariously obvious movie tag lines of all time! This is why I love the internet…someone posted this image, and I just had to share. I have… Read More ›
Happy Birthday Ann Margret! Hard to believe, but today is Ann-Margret’s 79th birthday! This iconic Actress had a career that went from Elvis to The who, with frivolous comedies and provocative films that defined an era! After building up a… Read More ›
Is This Wrong? Is there ANY justification for Raquel Welch playing a “sexy” nun? What? You don’t remember this in a Spielberg film? A Kubrick classic? Well, it raises an important question: When Do You Know A Movie Is A… Read More ›
Double Your Pleasure! Sometimes, one classic movie just isn’t enough… Yes, when one great film isn’t enough, it’s time for a double bill! Let’s go back to a simpler time, when most movies were shown in “double bills”…a main film… Read More ›