“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 ›
“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 ›
Behold Mathilda May In “Lifeforce”! #Deucember Has The “Amazingly Naked” 80’s Sci-Fi Horror Cult Classic!
“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! Where To Begin? We are gathered to discuss the majesty of… 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 ›
The Wild Lunacy Of “Crimes Of Passion”! What happens when you take Actress Kathleen Turner and Mr. “Psycho” himself, Anthony Perkins, and turn them over to one of cinema’s most unique Directors, Ken Russell? You Get “Crimes Of Passion”! Get… Read More ›
Hmmm…I don’t remember THIS scene from the book: The White Rabbit: She’s embarassed – I think she’s still a virgin. Mad Hatter: Well if that’s the case, she should be embarassed. I’ve never heard of such a thing. Alice: Well… Read More ›
Time To Celebrate A Classic Cult Actress! Do you know Edwige Fenech? I not, you should, as she has a great career starring in and producing classic cult films! The “giallo” phenomenon in the 70’s produced some incredible films with… 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 ›
Time For A Classic Italian Shocker! Yes, as we celebrate #31daysofhorror, we should remember all of the classic shockers from overseas! First, here are the opening lines of the film: Narrator: “The impulse had become irresistible. There was only one… Read More ›