“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 ›
“There Was A Notch On Her Gun For Every Man She Got!” What a tagline, and what a pose! Raquel Welch heads up a great cast in this “rape and revenge” western from 1971! Here is a vintage newspaper ad… Read More ›
Celebrating Cult Cinema’s Drive-In Goddess Angel Tompkins! What an appropriate place for a photo: Angel Tompkins starred in some of the best drive-in movies of all time! Tompkins has starred in some of the greatest cult films of the 70’s… Read More ›
Celebrating the Legendary Sex Kitten Raquel Welch! Talk about a national treasure! Raquel Welch’s career spans comedy, drama, westerns, euro-sleaze and so much more – she is a national treasure for all the reasons I am about to share! It… Read More ›
The Tragic Story Of Yvette Vickers! The life of a Hollywood sex symbol can be difficult: it’s a hard transition from Hollywood starlet to life out of the spotlight, and for some, it’s an impossible transition to make… Meet Sex… 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 ›
“She Ruled The Swamp With A Blazing Gun And A Luscious Smile!” One of the 70’s most promising Actresses starred in several classic cult films, but just as she was growing as an Actress, she died tragically – here is… 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 ›
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 ›