RIP Melvin Van Peebles… RIP to a legendary Director. Melvin Van Peebles has died at the age 89. This actor, writer, director, producer and icon of Black cinema whose films included Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song and Watermelon Man, died Tuesday night at his Manhattan… Read More ›
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Behold Mathilda May In “Lifeforce”! I Can’t Stop Watching This “Amazingly Naked” 80’s Sci-Fi Horror Cult Classic!
My Love Affair With Mathilda May Continues! It’s my favorite sci-fi film ever, and for one reason – because Mathilda May is mesmerizing – let’s take a look! Where To Begin? We are gathered to discuss the majesty of “Lifeforce.”… 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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
#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 ›
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 ›
Shocktober is off to a great start! The great #31DaysOfHorror are now underway, and I’m having a blast sharing some of my favorite Halloween films! Day #1 got off to a rousing start with “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” – you… Read More ›
#Deucember Has Corrine Clery’s “Hitch Hike!” David Hess And Franco Nero’s Cult Classic! Plus More “Hitchhiking” Exploitation!
“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! “The Scorching, Reckless Joy Rides Of Wild Girls Of The Road!”… Read More ›