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 ›
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 ›
007 Reasons To Appreciate A “Bond Girl!” It sounds very “retro” and “demeaning” in today’s world to describe any female character as a “girl”, but the role of a “Bond Girl” in the 007 film series was so much more… 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 ›
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 ›
“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 ›
Meet “The Sultan of Sexploitation”! How is that for a job title! In an era when movies like “The Pigkeeper’s Daughter” played in grind houses across the country, there was one man who made a fortune by delivering a series… Read More ›
“A young bride, left alone to the lewd passions of an evil dwarf!” And with that tagline, a “euro-sleaze” classic was born! Sometimes there are movies that are so wrong – I mean WRONG – in every way that they… Read More ›
Time To Celebrate The “American Grindhouse!” It’s the gritty world of 60’s and 70’s cinema, when dangerous movie theaters showed some of the wildest and most illicit films of that generation – stuff like this: Now, a new documentary tells… Read More ›