“Hello, Honey!” One picture. One iconic name: Honey Ryder. The FIRST Bond Girl! As she said at the time: “This bikini made me into a success. As a result of starring in Dr. No as the first Bond girl, I… Read More ›
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Rated “X” By An All-White Jury! The Incendiary “Sweet Sweetback’s Badass Song!” Blaxploitation’s Brilliant Godfather!
“Rated ‘X’ By An All-White Jury!” At a time when America is again having to address the racism that persists in our country, it’s important to remember “The Godfather of Blaxploitation”, the brilliant Melvin Van Peebles – and his epic… Read More ›
Time To Celebrate Nurses! In a time where we are “sheltering at home”, I wanted to share some films that appreciated the work of Nurses…and in the 70’s, they were celebrated this way! The Student Nurses – “They’re Learning Fast!”… Read More ›
Time To Get Clean With These “Prison Girls!” In the 70’s, the genre of “women in prison” exploded on grindhouse and drive-ins screens across America…great titles like these: My friend Nick Canales, who publishes the terrific “Sleaze Fiend Magazine” –… Read More ›
“I was a stoned out hippie. Movies? Please! I was living in Laurel Canyon and tripping my brains out going to acid tests!” With that candid statement, time to celebrate the short and provocative career of Cult Movie Queen Erica… Read More ›
RIP Claudine Auger… Sad news to have to share today. French actress Claudine Auger, one of 007’s most beautiful and empowered “Bond Girls”, has died. She was Dominique “Domino” Derval in “Thunderball”, and had a terrific career beyond that as… Read More ›
Cult Movie Queen Claudine Auger “Twitches The Death Nerve!” Shocktober Day #17 Has The “Black Belly Of The Tarantula!”
Shocktober Day #17 Has Claudine Auger’s Two Shocking Giallos! I love sharing #31daysofhorror, because I can focus on my favorite Actresses in some of their greatest roles! Here’s a look at one of the greatest “Bond Girls” ever – who… Read More ›
Exploitation Director Russ Meyer! Here’s “Faster Pussycats” And “Super Vixens!” Empowered Women Kicking Butt!
Do You Know This Image? If you do, it’s because of the vision of one person: a man who loved large breasts and empowered women – which he turned into an incredible career in film… Russ Meyer Lives! Let’s face… Read More ›
Is This 007’s Sexist Bond Girl EVER? 007 has had some of the most beautiful Actresses in movie history featured as a “Bond girl”…including such modern-day Actresses as Halle Berry and Rosamund Pike – but in the beginning, the “Bond… Read More ›
Time To Get “Bare Behind Bars!” Boy, was I unprepared for this! “Bare Behind Bars” is a 1980 “Women In Prison” grindhouse classic from Brazil, written and directed by Oswaldo de Oliveira. The film stars Maria Stella Splendore, Marta Anderson… Read More ›