“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 ›
Meet “The Manhandlers!” Cara Burgess Is My #Deucember Choice As She Leads A Classic Cult Film With The Original Female “Superheroes!”
“Deucember” Continues! It’s my favorite month of the year: for an entire month, the terrific Grindhouse Cinema Database website is showcasing “Deucember” – a month of classic Grindhouse films! More on how you can take part later, but I need… 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 ›
Meet “White Mama” Margaret Markov! I love celebrating the careers of “Cult Movie Queens” who left us great exploitation films to enjoy – and Margaret Markov fits that to a tee! Markov had roles in several mainstream films in the… 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 ›
Eddie Murphy Will Become “Dolemite!” For 70’s cult movie fans like myself, this is great news! And now, the official movie trailer is here – check it out! Eddie Murphy stars in this Netflix film about the life of Rudy… 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!” Sex Kitten 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 ›
Welcome To “Sharkansas!” Sometimes, movies are so “bad” they become “great”, and here’s proof! “Swamp” Sharks! We’ve seen “sharknadoes”, now there are sharks that come from the swamps of Arkansas to feed on beautiful girls! Time To Dive Into The… Read More ›
An “Exploitation Primer”! Your Guide To The World Of Classic Cult “Spoitation” Genres! Cult Movies To Make You Blush!
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 ›