“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 ›
Movie Vomit Bags For The Holiday! Classic “Mark Of The Devil” Stunt! Best Vomit Bags In Cinema History!
When Do You Know A Movie Is A Holiday Classic? Hint: When It Comes With THIS: Enough with a holiday season filled with potential Oscar winners: time to have fun with the “other” classic films! That’s right: imagine a movie… 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 ›
Remember when you first saw THIS? There are images from films that stay with you forever…and perhaps no movie has ever included more of these shocking images than “The Exorcist.” I have been asked several times about what I consider… Read More ›
Talk About Bloody “Revenge!” I had heard about this 2017 French shocker, and after seeing it, I understand why it’s so controversial – it’s one of the bloodiest revenge thrillers in the post #MeToo world – for good reason! “Revenge”… Read More ›
An “Exploitation Primer”! Your Guide To The World Of Classic Cult “Spoitation” Genres! Cult Movies To Make You Blush!
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 ›
“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 ›
Is This Wrong? Is there ANY justification for Raquel Welch playing a “sexy” nun? What? You don’t remember this in a Spielberg film? A Kubrick classic? Well, it raises an important question: When Do You Know A Movie Is A… Read More ›