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 ›
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 ›
“You will be doomed, you will destroy yourself at your own hand!” OK, calm down everyone, there’s a Hippie holding court! Time to celebrate one of the wildest movies to be unearthed for our enjoyment! How can you refuse a… 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 ›
“You’ve seen them give out prizes on Daytime TV – now see the goodies they give out at night!” Well, it’s not difficult to see what this movie is up to – time to look at another unique genre of… 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 ›
Time To Celebrate Sex Kitten Soledad Miranda! I’ve written before about movie “sex kittens”, Actresses who used their sexuality to drive their career. Hollywood also “assigns” that moniker as a marketing tool, and talented Actresses like Ann-Margret and the iconic… Read More ›